Monday Business

Dr. Randy Verschaetse welcomes new chiropractor

NEW ULM — Dr. Brett Meyer has joined Dr. Randy Verschaetse in his chiropractic practice. Dr. Meyer received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 2017 from Northwestern Health Sciences University in Minneapolis. He is originally from Breckenridge MN, and is married with 3 children. Dr. ...

Workshop on workplace diversity in Franklin

FRANKLIN — A workshop on workplace diversity will be held in Franklin in June. “Changing Times — Changing Faces — Workplace Diversity,” will be held Friday, June 22, 8:30 a.m. to noon, at the Franklin Community Center in Franklin. It will explore these topics and how businesses in ...

MnDOT urges motorists to use caution on Highway 14

Tree removal to begin May 21 in preparation for Highway 14 construction MANKATO, Minn. – Motorists are advised to use caution on Highway 14 through Mankato and North Mankato starting Monday, May 21, as workers begin removing trees in preparation for construction. There will be ...

New vet enjoys variety when treating animals

NEW ULM — The New Ulm Regional Veterinary Clinic expanded its roster of doctors with the addition of Dr. Stacy Melzer. Melzer has been a veterinarian for eight years. She says her favorite part of the job is how every day is unique. “You do everything,” Melzer said. “You see ...

New investment advisor at Alliance Bank

NEW ULM — Alliance Bank has hired Nate Windschitl as a new investment advisor and the Willkommen Committee of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce stopped by to welcome him. Nate is a New Ulm native with nearly 19 years of experience in finance. He was approached by Alliance to come on ...

New manager greeted at Subway

NEW ULM — The Willkommen Committee of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce stopped by the Subway at 1 S. Minnesota St. to meet the new manager, Colleen Vasquez. Colleen has worked at Subway for about 8 months, and was promoted to manager on February 1st. She was born in Sioux Falls, but ...

Business & Professional

Gode joins Citizens Bank Minnesota NEW ULM — Justin Gode has joined the Citizens Bank Minnesota team as Vice President of Ag Lending at the Lafayette Branch. Gode is a graduate of Minnesota State University – Mankato with a double major in Management and Marketing and a minor in ...

Two from SouthPoint Financial Credit Union honored at state level

SLEEPY EYE – Two individuals from SouthPoint Financial Credit Union were honored at Minnesota Credit Union Network’s (MnCUN) annual award ceremony on April 6. SouthPoint Financial Credit Union President and CEO Dick Nesvold was recognized for his February induction to the Credit Union ...

Winter joins Adult, Child & Family Services

NEW ULM — Adult, Child & Family Services, LLC (ACFS) has added Duane Winter to its team of counselors. ACFS has a team of qualified staff available to accommodate same day appointment requests, short wait times for follow up and evening appointments. Winter’s experience includes ...

Wendorff, Meinzer promoted to personal banker

NEW ULM — Citizens Bank Minnesota is pleased to announce the promotions of Jenn Wendorff and Kay Meinzer to Personal Bankers. Wendorff joined Citizens in June of 2003 as Receptionist. In 2005, she became a Senior Client Service Representative. Jenn has an Associate’s Degree in Business ...

Longstanding local law firms merge

NEW ULM — Blethen, Gage & Krause and Berens Rodenberg & O’Connor, two of the region’s oldest and most well-respected law firms, are merging. Both firms have a significant historical footprint in their respective areas. Blethen, Gage & Krause has been providing legal ...

Bill Otis re-elected to Minnesota Telecom Alliance Board

NEW ULM — Bill Otis, CEO of NU-Telecom, has been elected to his second three-year term on the Minnesota Telecom Alliance Board of Directors. The MTA Board of Directors is a 10-member panel made up of telecom leaders from throughout Minnesota. Otis represents one of the five largest MTA ...

Willkommen Committee greets new MBW operations directors

NEW ULM — There are three new operations directors at MBW Company, Brandy Kuck, Ron Agler, and Tyler Berg, and the Willkommen Committee stopped by to meet and congratulate them! Brandy Kuck, of Hanska, was promoted internally from manager to Operations Director. Brandy started working at ...

New real estate specialist in Sanborn

NEW ULM — A new real estate agent is making southwest Minnesota home. Bryce McVicker, Whitetail Properties land specialist, relocated to Sanborn where he and his wife Kristina moved home to her family’s farm. McVicker grew up in Western Nebraska where he shared his time between raising ...

Warren Backer launches guitar teaching studio in New Ulm

NEW ULM — Warren Backer announced that he will begin teaching guitar in New Ulm, beginning June 2, 2018. Backer, a native of New Ulm and graduate of (Dr.) Martin Luther College, taught guitar locally during his college days in the late 70’s. Since then, Backer has continued to develop his ...

First Layer Health announces the launch of TheirCare

MINNEAPOLIS — A New Ulm native recently announced the launch of a social and health communications platform that enables multiple generations in various cities to instantly connect and communicate with their loved one through a smart TV. With a TheirCare subscription—and no new ...

MVTL showcases new space

NEW ULM — Have you noticed the large new MVTL building on Front Street? The Willkommen Committee of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce stopped by to see it and to congratulate Minnesota Valley Testing Labs on their new space. MVTL does testing in four areas: food science, agriculture, ...

New interim pastor at Our Savior’s

NEW ULM — There’s a new interim senior pastor at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in New Ulm, and the Willkommen Committee stopped by to welcome him! Pastor Gene Alms is an intentional interim pastor. He spends between 12-15 months with parishes throughout southwestern Minnesota and helps ...

Turner Hall has new state-of-the-art kitchen

NEW ULM — The Willkommen Committee of the New Ulm Area Chamber of Commerce stopped at New Ulm Turner Hall to congratulate them on their new state-of-the-art kitchen. Turner Hall’s previous kitchen dated back to 1956 and General Manager Virginia Suker-Moldan says they outgrew that kitchen ...