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Avera opens Human Performance Center at 69th and Louise Campus in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS — The Avera Human Performance Center at the Avera on Louise Health Campus in Sioux Falls is now open. A public open house was Jan. 19. “This facility is a well-designed home for the great care and training expertise that athletes and patients have come to expect from Avera. ...

Business Briefs for Jan. 20

Boerboom is new employee at Kesteloot Enterprises Kesteloot Enterprises announces a new employee. Brad Boerboom will join the sales team at KEI continuing to provide equipment for a variety of needs. He has 28 years of experience in agricultural business and is eager to meet new and existing ...

Business Briefs for Dec. 23

Marshall native named one of top women in finance in Minnesota Becky Woitalewicz, the daughter of James and Shirley Snyder of rural Marshall, has been named one of the top women in finance 2019, according to Finance & Commerce magazine, a supplement to finance-commerce.com. Woitalewicz is ...

Business Briefs for Dec. 16

Dr. Tom Odland, Avera Medical Group, to retire Avera Marshall congratulates Dr. Tom Odland on his upcoming retirement. His last day will be Dec. 31. Dr. Odland is a southwest Minnesota native and has been a member of the Marshall medical community for more than 33 years. Growing up in ...

Business Briefs for Dec. 2

Hennen welcomed to Hoffman & Brobst firm Hoffman & Brobst, Certified Public Accountants, announce the addition of Mariah Hennen to the professional staff of the firm. Hennen is a graduate of Minnesota State University Moorhead. Hennen will be working in the accounting, auditing ...

Launching their future

MARSHALL — The name is still Tracy Aircraft Service, but the location has changed from Tracy to the Marshall airport. TAS owner Dave Algyer said the name has to remain the same until the spring and then it will be changed. With the new location, Algyer can more easily run his aircraft ...

Business Briefs for Nov. 18

Onken joins Edina Realty as manager for the Marshall and Worthington sales offices Edina Realty, a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate and the largest residential real estate company in Minnesota and western Wisconsin, welcomes Tara Onken as the new manager for the Marshall and Worthington sales ...

A growing market

MARSHALL — Imagine being able to own a store filled with things you like, your interests, things that have helped you. Sisters and Marshall natives Julie Appel and Jenna Puetz have done just that. Balanced Boutique opened Nov. 4 in downtown Marshall. Balanced Boutique is a wellness ...

Business Briefs for Nov. 4

Langseth new addition to Andrew Suby State Farm Andrew Suby State Farm welcomes Paris Langseth to its team. Langseth is licensed in property, casualty, and bank. She was born and raised in Rosemount. After living in Worthington for 10 years, she now lives in Marshall with her husband and four ...

‘Something new and exciting’ in Marshall

MARSHALL — Someday Marshall High School might have majorettes added to its marching band program. They might be among the four young girls who participated in Kayleigh Kontz’s inaugural twirling and dance class, which started Oct. 22. Kontz, a three-time world baton twirling champion, has ...

Business Briefs for Oct. 14

Hoff of Balaton is one of 34 people selected for the statewide training for Partners in Policymaking Chosen from a statewide pool of applicants, Balaton resident Elizabeth Hoff has been accepted into the eight-month Minnesota Partners in Policymaking leadership training, which starts ...

Retiree checks to rise modestly amid push to expand benefit

WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of retirees will get a modest 1.6% cost-of-living increase from Social Security in 2020, an uptick with potential political consequences in an election year when Democrats are pushing more generous inflation protection. The increase amounts to $24 a month for the ...

Fed approves rules loosening Dodd-Frank bank restrictions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve is easing restrictions imposed on banks following the 2008 financial crisis, giving a victory to the banking industry and President Donald Trump. The Fed on Thursday approved a set of rule changes that implement legislation passed by Congress last year ...

Stocks climb for second straight day on US-China trade optimism

Stocks closed broadly higher on Wall Street for the second straight day Thursday as the U.S. and China kicked off a new round of negotiations in their long-running trade war. Technology companies and banks led the rally as investors turned hopeful that the 13th round of trade talks will bring ...

US stocks fall; S&P 500 ends with 2nd straight weekly loss

Wall Street capped a choppy week with a second straight weekly loss for the S&P 500 Friday as worries about a potential escalation in the trade war between the U.S. and China erased early gains. Technology companies led the broad slide as investors weighed a report saying the Trump ...

23 states sue Trump to keep California’s emission rules

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California sued Friday to stop the Trump administration from revoking its authority to set greenhouse gas emission and fuel economy standards for cars and trucks, enlisting help from 22 other states in a battle that will shape a key component of the nation’s ...

Fresh US-China trade worries erase early gains for stocks

Wall Street closed out a volatile week with losses Friday as investors worried that upcoming trade talks aimed at resolving the costly trade war between Washington and Beijing could be in trouble. The selling, which erased modest early gains for the market, snapped a three-week win streak for ...

Business Briefs for Sept. 16

Laney Lu’s Boutique wins Minnesota’s 2019 Boutique of the Year After more than 340,000 votes were cast, Laney Lu’s Boutique of Redwood Falls was recently named Storefront 2019 Boutique of the Year by shoppers. The Boutique Awards is the only global recognition event for independent ...

Illinois lawsuit filed against top e-cigarette maker

CHICAGO (AP) — An Illinois teenager who fell ill with a lung disease after vaping for over a year sued a leading e-cigarette maker on Friday, accusing it of deliberately marketing to young people and sending the message that vaping is cool. Attorneys filed a lawsuit in Lake County Circuit ...

US stock indexes end mixed; S&P 500 notches third weekly gain

The S&P 500 notched its third straight weekly gain Friday, even as the major U.S. stock indexes ended the day mostly lower. A slide in technology stocks, along with losses in consumer-focused and real estate companies, offset solid gains elsewhere in the market, including big Wall Street ...