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Monday Business

Willkommen Junior Achievement

The Willkommen Committee of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed Chelsey Mason to her new role as District Manager with Junior Achievement. Junior Achievement partners with schools and area volunteers to offer innovative financial literacy, college & career readiness and ...

Willkommen Frandsen

Submitted photo Frandsen Bank & Trust recently got a face lift and the Willkommen Committee of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce stopped by to check it out. The interior was remodeled just eight years ago, and it was time that the outside got some updates as well. The building takes up ...

Yager to retire from Citizens Bank

NEW ULM — After 27 years, Kevin Yager, Senior Vice President of Citizens Bank Minnesota, Lafayette Branch, will retire on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019. Yager joined Citizens, Lafayette Branch, in December 1992 as a Vice President, Agricultural Lender. He was a graduate of the Graduate School of ...

Willkommen, Chayla Henle

Submitted photo The Willkommen Committee of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce stopped at New Ulm Real Estate to welcome their newest realtor, Chayla Henle. After studying photography and business management at St. Cloud State University, and in Germany for a semester, she moved to the Twin ...

Willkommen, Gymnastics

Submitted photo Turner Hall Gymnastics and New Ulm Area Gymnastics Academy (NUAGA) have joined forces to make one great gymnastics program and the Willkommen Committee of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce stopped at Turner Hall to hear about it! Andrea Boettger, GM of Turner Hall and ...

Willkommen, NUMC Staff

Submitted photo The Willkommen Committee of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce recently stopped at New Ulm Medical Center to welcome new staff: Raquel RoschenWimmer, Physician Assistant; Ashleigh Swearingen, OB/GYN and Keary Johnson, OB/GYN. RoschenWimmer moved to New Ulm in June and ...

Cala Contemporary Woodwork opens new showroom

NEW ULM — A local family business that specializes in handmade furniture from wood and metal, opened a new showroom with an open house Saturday. Cala Contemporary Woodwork owners Harold and Jayme Enamorado celebrated the event with the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce Willkommen ...

Minnesota Valley Funeral Home pays dividends

NEW ULM — Minnesota Valley Funeral Homes & Cremation Services recently paid patronage dividends to its members. Dividends of more than $13,000 went to families that had funerals in 2010 and over $44,000 were sent to the family who were served in 2011, said General Manager, Eric Warmka. ...

New optometrist welcomed

The Willkommen Committee of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce stopped at Drs. Akre & Clark Family Eye Care office recently to welcome new optometrist, Dr. David King! King comes to Minnesota from southwest Wisconsin, where he attended school in Madison and then later attended college in ...

Pieser adds seminar on Italy

Betsy Pieser, owner of The Details Travel Agency, recently attended an invite-only seminar hosted by the Italian National Tourist Board North America in New York City. “Italia: The luxury of beauty” connected tour operators, hotel owners and destination management companies from Italy with ...

New location for Beruck Studios

The Willkommen Committee of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce stopped at 1106 South Broadway to welcome Ashley Aukes with Beruck Studios to her new location! Formerly operating out of her husband's business space, Tech Unlimited, Ashley has expanded her equipment and felt the need to have ...

New HR manager at Firmenich

The Willkommen Committee of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed Kris Wuller as the new HR Manager at Firmenich. Kris has a long-standing history in New Ulm. After finishing her college experience, Kris started her career as a manager at Herberger's. After gaining experience ...

Powerhouse Nutrition opens in downtown Sleepy Eye

In former insurance office SLEEPY EYE — Powerhouse Nutrition recently opened at 135 Main Street West in downtown Sleepy Eye. Owned by Brooklyn Stevenson, the business features Herbalife products including shakes, tea and aloe featuring protein bars, tea packets including fiber and ...

AMPI cheesemakers earn champion title

Dairy farmer-owned co-op’s Parmesan tops national contest NEW ULM — The cheesemakers of Associated Milk Producers, Inc. (AMPI) are bringing home the Chairman’s Trophy following the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) Championship Cheese Contest. A hand-crafted Parmesan made at ...

Lamplighter, Kaiserhoff win first place in local contest

NEW ULM — Lamplighter Restaurant and Lounge, Russell Davis' choice for first place, and Veigel's Kaiserhoff, the People's Choice for first place, won the bar crawl and cocktail competition hosted by celebrity bartender Russell Davis on Nov. 9. Davis ranked B&L Bar in second place and ...

New leaders at Jefferson Elementary

NEW ULM — The Willkommen Committee of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce stopped at Jefferson Elementary School to welcome Julie Hull, Principal, and Jonathan Schwaegerl, Assistant Principal. Julie was previously the Assistant Principal before being promoted to this new role. She was ...

Puhlmann Lumber & Design remodel space

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Willkommen Committee of the Chamber of Commerce recently visited Puhlmann Lumber & Design to check out their remodeled space. Their business started in 1926 as just one of five lumber yards in New Ulm. The focus of their remodeling was to demonstrate design ...

Local Edward Jones branch team participates in advanced training

NEW ULM — Mike Benz, a financial advisor with the financial services firm Edward Jones in New Ulm, and Branch Office Administrator Paula Wenninger recently attended an invitation-only training opportunity at the firm's St. Louis headquarters. The two-day Custom Forum is offered to fewer ...

Pre-shopping opener concert at State Street Theater

NEW ULM — Broadway hits to suit anyone’s taste will be the focal point of State Street Theater’s pre-shopping opener launch on Friday, Nov. 1, starting with a social hour at 6 p.m. The concert will feature Broadway hits like “Cabaret,” “I’m Gonna Wash that Man Right Outa My ...