Business

BH Electronics gearing up for June 13 celebration

MARSHALL — For companies that need high-quality electronic components, BH Electronics has been the go-to company since 1967. Richard Jackson, BH Electronics president and CEO of Plymouth, who works out of the Burnsville office, visited Marshall last week, one of his regular monthly meetings ...

Corey J. Skogrand achieves Circle of Success recognition

Corey J. Skogrand, CFP, ChFC, CLU a private wealth adviser with Van der Hagen, Skogrand & Associates private wealth advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. in Marshall, has qualified for the company’s Circle of Success annual recognition program and will be honored for ...

Andrew Suby State Farm welcomes two to team

Andrew Suby State Farm welcomes Jolynn Lemburg to its team. Lemburg and her husband live out by Camden Park and have two granddaughters. She is looking forward to serving Marshall and the surrounding communities with their insurance needs. Tyler Bauer grew up in Balaton. He is a member of the ...

Marshall Municipal Utilities recognized as reliable public power provider

Marshall Municipal Utilities has earned a Reliable Public Power Provider designation from the American Public Power Association for providing reliable and safe electric service. David Lynch, assistant director of Utility Operations at Marquette Board of Light and Power, Michigan and chair of ...

Business Briefs for May 15

ACMC Health, Rice Memorial Hospital break ground on new Willmar Surgery Center Together with community leaders and city officials, ACMC Health and Rice Memorial Hospital broke ground last week on a new $11 million ambulatory surgery center. The new Willmar Surgery Center will be the second ...

Neatlings Chore Chart System helps parents help children

COTTONWOOD — Every mother hopes her children will learn to pick up after themselves and be helpful around the house. With the help of Robin Barber’s Neatlings Chore Chart many mothers and teachers are finding that possible. For years Barber had searched for a chore chart that would help ...

Bock achieves membership in Million Dollar Round Table

Outstanding client service, ethics and professionalism have enabled Todd A. Bock, CLU, ChFC, of Marshall, Minnesota, to again achieve membership in the prestigious Million Dollar Round Table — The Premier Association of Financial Professionals. ® Attaining membership in MDRT is a ...

North Star welcomes new chief actuary

Steve Belden recently began work as chief actuary for the Actuarial department for North Star Mutual Insurance Company, Cottonwood. Before coming to North Star, Belden was the chief actuary at Meadowbrook Insurance Group. He is originally from Bloomfield, Connecticut, and graduated with a ...

Washington County taps Sorensen to direct community services

Chris Sorensen, the director of Southwest Health and Human Services in Marshall, has been named director of community services for Washington County. Dan Papin, who had been director of the department for 22 years, retired in October. Sorensen has been director of the Southwest agency, ...

Schuneman Equipment to host John Deere Drive Green Demo Days event

Schuneman Equipment Co is hosting its 2017 Drive Green Demo Days event from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, May 20, at 1100 North US Highway 59 in Marshall. The event will give area residents a chance to check out the latest utility tractors, loaders, ZTRAK commercial mowers, utility vehicles and ...

Asian Development Bank hoping US will step up and help lead regional lender

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — The head of the Asian Development Bank said Sunday he is hoping the U.S. will step up and support the regional lender despite President Donald Trump's avowed preference for bilateral cooperation. ADB President Takehiko Nakao told reporters at a news conference ...

Business Briefs for May 1

Allen is new ACMC new Granite Falls, Redwood Falls site manager ACMC Health announces that Darlene Allen has been selected as the new clinic site manager for ACMC-Granite Falls and ACMC-Redwood Falls. Allen earned her undergraduate degree in business management from Southwest Minnesota ...

A family affair

MARSHALL — Downtown Slayton’s main drag, Broadway Avenue, is seeing a resurgence in business and the latest store to open is Persona, which will celebrate Thursday, Friday and Saturday with grand opening specials. The community is excited for the store to open. “We have an open door ...

Stockholders approve merger of Farm Credit associations

Stockholders have approved a merger proposal bringing together two Farm Credit organizations serving Minnesota, North Dakota and Wisconsin. AgCountry Farm Credit Services and United FCS will merge under the name AgCountry Farm Credit Services, beginning July 1. The new organization will ...

Saudis reinstate public sector perks after seven-month cutback

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's King Salman has issued a decree reinstating public sector perks after a drop in oil prices forced the kingdom to curb big-ticket spending and implement sensitive austerity measures. The decree, issued late Saturday, states that King Salman is ...

‘The Fate of the Furious’ laps new films at box office once again

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The Fate of the Furious” sped into first place at the box office again, leaving new thriller “Unforgettable” and historical drama “The Promise” in the dust. Universal Pictures’ eighth installment in “The Fast and the Furious” franchise earned $38.7 ...

Authorities drop 33 cases against Dakota Access protesters

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Authorities dropped nearly three dozen cases last month that stemmed from arrests of protesters against the Dakota Access crude oil pipeline, court records show. The Bismarck Tribune reported Saturday that prosecutors and judges dropped the 33 misdemeanor cases while ...

Clarkfield looking for someone to take over newly-renovated cafe

CLARKFIELD — This community wasn’t the same when the cafe closed. Without a place to gather for morning coffee, some local residents started carpooling to nearby towns like Boyd and Montevideo, Clarkfield Economic Development Authority members said. But Clarkfield area residents and ...

American tries to learn from United’s mistakes in incident

NEW YORK (AP) — Another day, another cellphone video of a conflict on an airplane. American Airlines said it grounded a flight attendant who got into a verbal confrontation with a passenger on a Friday flight from San Francisco to Dallas-Fort Worth. Spokeswoman Leslie Scott says the ...