Business

Business Briefs for Aug. 21

Wendland named employee of the month at Boulder Estates Teresa Wendland of Balaton has been nominated by the tenants and her fellow employees as Boulder Estates August EOTM. Wendland works in dining services as the head baker. “She has worked at Boulder Estates for just over a year and ...

LeClaire Taxidermy goes from sideline to full time

DOVRAY — For the past couple of years, hunting season has been especially busy for Adam LeClaire. Fall is typically when there’s a big spike in customers for his taxidermy business — but that’s a good thing, he said. “When we first started out, I figured I would do it as a side ...

CMC-Marshall Surgery Center achieves AAAHC accreditation

The ACMC Marshall surgery Center has achieved full three-year accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care. Accreditation distinguishes this surgery center from many other outpatient facilities by providing the highest quality of care to its patients as determined ...

Sussner Construction receives award

Sussner Construction, Inc. was awarded the 2016 Pyramid Award from Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. This award recognizes excellence in construction in the Health Care Field for projects over 5 million. This award was for Sussner Constructon’s participation on the Rice ...

N. Korean tensions aren’t deterring tourists from Guam

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — Tourists haven’t been deterred from visiting the tropical island of Guam even though the U.S. territory has been at the center of North Korean and U.S. threats during the past week. Won Hyung-jin, an official from Modetour, a large South Korean travel agency, said ...

Business Briefs for Aug. 7

August Boulder Creek Employee of the Month is Crista Schultze, HHA Crista Schultze joined Boulder Creek in November 2016. She was nominated by her coworkers and supervisors for her great attitude, willingness to go the extra mile for both coworkers and tenants. She demonstrates patience, ...

Carmody recognized for outstanding service

Southwest West Central Cooperatives announces that Bobbie Carmody received an Outstanding Service Award at the 2017 Minnesota Service Cooperatives Annual Board Conference held in July. Carmody brings an extensive background of service and experience to SWWC, said a news release. She started ...

Kompelien is Boulder Estates July EOTM

Julaine Kompelien was nominated to be the July Boulder Estates Employee of the Month. Kompelien, who is from Minneota, is a home health aide at Stepping Stones Home Health Care. She has worked at Boulder Estates for the past 13 years. “She strives to go above and beyond each and every day ...

Companies say Apple removed their privacy apps from China

WASHINGTON (AP) — China appears to have succeeded in eliminating software programs that enable its people to view an uncensored internet. Companies that let people avoid the government filters said Saturday that their programs have been removed from Apple’s app store in ...

Regnier opens S R Auto Repair garage in location of Curwick’s previous shop

MARSHALL — After standing empty for about 12 years, the auto repair shop on Highway 7 in Marshall is open for business again under new management. Scott Regnier of Marshall found out the easy way that there had been a garage where his new shop stands. Customer of the previous owner have ...

Communities banking on mega youth sports complexes

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Youth sports travel is scoring big as communities across the United States build multisport complexes crammed with state-of-the-art fields, rinks and courts in hopes of drawing not only tournaments for kids crazy about sports - but also parents who spend big on ...

US home prices reach record high for 6th straight month

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices reached a new high in May for the sixth straight month, which may raise fears of another housing bubble roughly a decade after a previous one burst. The Standard & Poor’s CoreLogic national home price index, released Tuesday, increased 5.6 percent in ...

Cyber staff: Wisconsin company offers to microchip employees

(AP) — A Wisconsin company is offering to microchip its employees, enabling them to open doors, log onto their computers and purchase break room snacks with a simple swipe of the hand. Three Square Market, also known as 32M, said more than 50 employees are voluntarily getting implants ...

US stocks back to records as corporate profits keep rising

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes returned to records Tuesday as corporate profits continue to come in better than analysts expected. McDonald’s and Caterpillar were among the big companies that reported healthier-than-forecast results. Sharp moves higher in prices for oil, metals and ...

Business Briefs for July 24

Sattler joins Big Stone Therapies staff in Marshall Nic Doeling, PT, DPT, OCS and co-owner of Big Stone Therapies Marshall, LLC, to announces the addition of Aaron Sattler, ATC, to the therapy staff in Marshall in partnership with Avera Marshall Regional Medical Center. Sattler received his ...

Quality clothes, reasonable prices

MARSHALL — A new retail store has opened up on 3rd Street in Marshall. It’s called Ebenezer Clothing Store. Owner Sara Mares said the name Ebenezer is from a biblical verse which says, “Till now has the Lord helped us.” The store, which opened July 7, has “clothes for the whole ...

New name, but not new to the game

MARSHALL — At Marshall Area Homes, the real estate agents are working under a new name, but they are anything but inexperienced. Broker and business owner DuWayne Johnson, along his crew of real estate agents, are all a part of the new business called Marshall Area Homes. However, they ...

ACMC welcomes physical therapist Jackie Parliament, DPT

ACMC welcomes Jaclyn “Jackie” Parliament, DPT, a new physical therapist, to our team in Marshall. Parliament earned her bachelor of science in exercise training from South Dakota State University in Brookings. She went on to earn her doctorate of physical therapy from the College of St. ...

Verly receives specialist certification

Nic Doeling, PT, DPT, OCS, owner of Big Stone Therapies—Marshall announces that Kirsten Verly, PT, DPT has received her Orthopedic Specialist Certification from the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. Therapists receiving this distinction have completed 2,000 or more hours of ...

Schumer asking Amtrak to discard the idea of shrinking seats

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is asking Amtrak to discard the idea of creating new economy seating with reduced legroom aboard its trains. Schumer says in a statement Sunday that Amtrak should find other ways to save money without burdening passengers. Outgoing Amtrak co-chief ...