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Tue, Apr 9th, 2013
Posted in Lanesboro Business Announcements

(Chicago, IL, Date TK) . . . America’s Top Twelve Small-Town ArtPlaces were announced today by ArtPlace, a collaboration of leading national and regional foundations, banks, and federal agencies committed to accelerating creative placemaking—putting the arts at the heart of a portfolio of strategies designed to revitalize communities.

ArtPlace Director Carol Coletta said, “Earlier this year, ArtPlace announced America’s Top Twelve ArtPlaces in major metropolitan areas—vibrant communities identified as being exceptionally successful in combining the arts, artists, and venues for creativity and expression with independent businesses, restaurants, and a walkable lifestyle. It is equally important to recognize and celebrate dynamic Small-Town ArtPlaces and the unique qualities that make them well worth the journey to explore and enjoy.”

The twelve communities had the highest concentrations of arts non-profits, core arts-oriented businesses, and workers in creative occupations among smaller towns in the United States, according to data analyzed Impresa, Inc., a Portland-based firm specializing in the study of regional economies.

In alphabetical order by state, the Top Twelve Small-Town ArtPlaces for 2013 are:

1. Eureka Springs, AR

2. Crested Butte, CO

3. Ketchum, ID

4. Vineyard Haven, MA

5. Boothbay Harbor, ME

6. Lanesboro, MN

7. Highlands, NC

8. Taos, NM

9. Marfa, TX

10. Stowe, VT

11. Eastsound, WA

12. Saratoga, WY

America’s Top Twelve Small-Town ArtPlaces is a new annual ArtPlace initiative recognizing smaller communities in the country where the arts are central to creating the kinds of places where people want to live, work, and visit.

America’s Top Twelve Small-Town ArtPlaces:

Eureka Springs, AR

Eureka Springs, located in the Ozark Mountain in northwest Arkansas, is a mountain resort of approximately 2,000 residents. In the late 19th century, people came for the therapeutic qualities of the towns’ springs. Many of the Victorian buildings erected during this boom time remain. Eureka Springs hosts an annual art festival in May, the highlight of which is the Artrageous Parade. The town boasts over 200 working artists and more than 20 galleries as well as a writers’ colony and fine arts colony. < .....
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Lyle’s Flooring America expanding

Fri, Mar 29th, 2013
Posted in Rushford Business Announcements

Dave and Therese Ziegeweid of Lyle’s Flooring America have announced that effective April 1 they will be affiliated with Rushford Flooring located at 302 S Mill Street in Rushford. With this affiliation, Rushford Flooring will become a Lyle’s ..... 
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Bradley honored by Thrivent Financial for outstanding performance

Thu, Mar 28th, 2013
Posted in Lanesboro Business Announcements

Lanesboro, MN - Walter Bradley, FIC, Lanesboro, a financial associate with Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, has qualified for the Sierra level conference by providing financial guidance and solutions to members of the organization in 2012. Out of n ..... 
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New faces, new energy at Lanesboro Local Marketplace

Fri, Mar 15th, 2013
Posted in Lanesboro Business Announcements

LANESBORO, MN - Nancy Martinson, Board President of Lanesboro Local Marketplace, has announced that Andrea Miehlisch, assistant to former Store Manager Linda Hazel, has taken on the duties of Executive Director of the Marketplace. In her expanded ro ..... 
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Thrivent Financial for Lutherans presents Habitat for Humanity Golf Fundraiser May 6

Tue, Mar 12th, 2013
Posted in All Business Announcements

Winona, MN —Thrivent Financial for Lutherans is proud to host a golf fundraiser on Monday, May 6, at Cedar Valley Golf Course. This golf fundraising event is being held in partnership with Thrivent Builds, an ongoing home-building partnership be ..... 
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Tue, Mar 12th, 2013
Posted in All Business Announcements

Rushford, MN (10 a.m. March 12, 2013)—Chelsea Schossow, from Houston, Minn., has won an all-expenses paid trip to Washington D.C., courtesy of Tri-County Electric Cooperative (TEC). As the winner of TEC's Youth Tour Contest, Schossow will represen ..... 
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Mon, Mar 11th, 2013
Posted in Rushford Business Announcements

Rushford, MN (8:15 a.m. March 11, 2013)— Tri-County Electric Cooperative (TEC) is experiencing power outages due to the heavy snow that started last night and continues this morning. Currently 900 members are without power. The majority of the pow ..... 
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McCabe a lender at First Southeast Bank

Fri, Mar 8th, 2013
Posted in Harmony Business Announcements

First Southeast Bank, with locations in Harmony and Canton, is pleased to announce that Alex J. McCabe has been employed as a lender at First Southeast Bank’s Harmony location. McCabe, a Fillmore Central graduate, began his duties on January 7th ..... 
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Semcac seeks volunteer drivers

Thu, Feb 28th, 2013
Posted in All Business Announcements

Semcac’s Transportation Program has a critical need for volunteer drivers in Fillmore Co, There are many people who need transportation to medical appointments and do not have family to help them. Volunteer drivers use their own vehicles and are r ..... 
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