Business

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 ...

Bone fragment scare forces hot dog recall

NEW YORK (AP) — The maker of Sabrett hot dogs is recalling more than 7 million pounds of hot dogs because they may contain bone fragments. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced the recall of products made by New York City-based Marathon ...

One More Time offers new life for reusables

MINNEOTA — The theme, “Reduse, reuse and recycle”, is being put to work at One More Time of the Parish of St. Edward’s in Minneota. “Our purpose, first of all, is to make available materials that are out there and can be reused,” Jeanette Sharp said. “There is so much out ...

White House planning ‘Made in America’ week

PISCATAWAY TOWNSHIP, New Jersey (AP) — Plagued by daily revelations related to the escalating Russia investigations, the White House is dubbing the coming week “Made in America week” as it tries to focus on issues that matter to the president’s base. Speaking to reporters at a hotel ...

Europe horse meat scam: At least 66 people arrested

BRUSSELS (AP) — Authorities have arrested at least 66 people in a European food scam which sold horse meat unfit for human consumption. European Union police coordinating organization Europol announced Sunday that eight nations cooperated in the operation. In Spain, 65 people face a series ...

Facebook fighting court order over law enforcement access

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook is fighting a court order that blocks the social media giant from letting users know when law enforcement investigators ask to search their online information, particularly their political affiliations and comments. Major technology companies and civil liberties ...

Business Briefs for July 10

Boulder Creek names Mbula as July Employee of the Month Boulder Creek’s July Employee of the Month is Irene Mbula. Mbula has been a home health aide at Boulder Creek since 2014. She was nominated by coworkers and supervisors as one who always puts the client’s needs first. She is also ...

Minnesota workplace ranking ‘awesome’ for Bursch Travel

MARSHALL — It was exciting news, Dawn Kopperud said. Bursch Travel, a Minnesota business with connections to Marshall, was recently named one of the top 150 workplaces in the state by the Minneapolis Star Tribune. It was a big honor, especially considering that Bursch was the only travel ...

Schaar receives certified long-term care designation

Trisha Schaar has been awarded a professional designation in the field of long-term care, Certified in Long-Term Care (CLTC). Schaar is a financial adviser with Echelon Wealth Partners a private wealth advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. in Marshall, the program is ...

Huesby receives orthopedic specialist certification

Nic Doeling, owner of Big Stone Therapies, announces that Taylor Huseby has received his orthopedic specialist certification from the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. Therapists receiving this distinction have completed 2,000 or more hours of direct patient care in the ...

Avera Curaquick Clinic becomes AveraNow

The Avera Curaquick Clinic at the Marshall Hy-Vee store has moved to a new location within the store and has been renamed AveraNow. The new clinic is located next to the pharmacy on the north wall of the Hy-Vee store and offers a quieter location with more privacy, a larger treatment room ...

Owners of dog kennel business plan to treat pets like part of the family

MARSHALL — Justin and Wendy McKinney are big dog lovers. “We are big dog people,” Justin McKinney said. “A lot of people use the phrase fury kids. I’m A very firm believer in that. A lot of people want their dogs to be treated like that. They are members of our family.” Justin ...

Test flight of Facebook drone ends with crash

YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — A solar-powered drone backed by Facebook that could one day provide worldwide internet access has quietly completed a test flight in Arizona after an earlier attempt ended with a crash landing. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s long-term plan for the drone, called ...