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Business Briefs for Sept. 21

Schwagel of Complete Health Center earns ICPA certification Complete Health Center, PA of Marshall, announced that Dr. Ally Schwagel has been granted her Board Certification from The Council of Chiropractic Pediatrics of the Academy of Chiropractic Family Practice (ACFP). The professional ...

Business Briefs for June 22

Marshall physicians announce retirement Gary Skrien, MD, Jane Willett, DO and Joe Willett, DO have announced their upcoming retirements at the end of this month. “After 22, 29 and 29 years respectively, these physicians have defined what local health care means in the Marshall ...

Business Briefs for June 8

Runnings announces plans to build new store in Madison, SD Runnings has announced the company has purchased 9 acres of land from the Lake Area Improvement Corporation, which will be used to build a new retail store. Construction on the new 68,000-square-foot-store, to be located in the ...

Business Briefs for June 1

Heemeyer is promoted to human resources vice president at North Star Marcy Heemeyer has been promoted to vice president of human resources. Heemeyer has worked for North Star since 2018 and previously held the position of department manager. Olson promoted to loss control assistant manager ...

Business briefs for May 12

SMSU grad Hellie named president of North Star Mutual in Cottonwood Pete Hellie was elevated to the position of president of North Star Mutual Insurance Company on May 6 at the 100th annual meeting of policyholders. He succeeds Jeff Mauland, who has served as North Star’s president since ...

Business Briefs for April 22

Eric Oldenkamp joins Runchey, Louwagie & Wellman Runchey, Louwagie & Wellman, PLLP announces the addition of attorney Eric Oldenkamp to its office. He has been with the firm since Feb. 1 and is practicing in the areas of criminal defense and general civil litigation. Oldenkamp ...

Business Briefs for April 6

Hill returns to Ralco Ralco announces the return of Dr. Jeff Hill to the company as a brand manager. In his new role, Dr. Hill will focus on managing product lines utilizing Ralco’s patented Microbial Catalyst technology and its various applications in the marketplace as well as supporting ...

Building savings in a time of emergency

(AP) — If you are going to stockpile anything these days, consider liquid savings. A stash of easily accessible money to tap for emergencies is always important, but it is critical at times like these when people face potential layoffs and deep economic uncertainty. Experts generally ...

Business Briefs for March 9

Cory Ann Skogrand achieves Ameriprise Private Wealth Advisor status Cory Ann Skogrand, CFP, ChFC, CASL, CLU, RICP, with Van der Hagen, Skogrand & Associates, a private wealth advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, LLC. has become an Ameriprise Financial Private Wealth ...

Avera Marshall earns Blue Distinction Center+ Designation

MARSHALL — Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota has selected Avera Marshall Regional Medical Center in Marshall, as a Blue Distinction Center+ for Knee and Hip Replacement, part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated health ...

Flight simulator available to pilots, students at Marshall airport

MARSHALL —The flight simulator is ready for business at Southwest Minnesota Regional Airport in Marshall. Dave Algyer, Prairie Aircraft owner, says the simulator is available to rent to pilots, instrument students and students who are participating in a program which offers young women and ...

Marshall veterinarian wins MVMA Award

Dr. Jessica Koppien-Fox has been named an emerging leader for her achievement and leadership as a veterinarian, her community involvement, and how she actively engages others in the profession. Dr. Koppien-Fox has been engaged with the MVMA on many levels over the last several years. She has ...

Meadowland Farmers Co-op announcing profit sharing

The first week of February, Meadowland Farmers Co-op allocated over $2.2 million of profits back to their members for Fiscal 2019. Of the $2.2 million over $784 thousand is being paid in cash with the rest allocated in equity ownership of Meadowland Farmers Coop.    Meadowland revolves ...

Business briefs for Feb. 10

Avera receives $5 million gift from anonymous donor Bob Sutton, Avera president and CEO, announced Jan. 24 that Avera accepted a $5 million gift from an anonymous donor. “We worked with a generous donor who wanted to make a significant investment to improve patient care and safety through ...

North Star promotes four

Chad Johnson has been promoted to vice president of accounting. Johnson has worked for North Star since April of 2014 and previously held the position of accounting manager. Fu Ling has been promoted to internal audit manager. Ling has worked for North Star since August of 2002 and ...

Services Enterprises announces CARF three-year accreditation

Service Enterprises, Inc. has been accredited for a period of three years for its Community Employment, Job Supports and Job Development services. The latest accreditation is the thirteenth consecutive Three-Year Accreditation that the international accrediting body, CARF, has awarded to  ...

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 ...