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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 ...

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 ...