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Lanesboro Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism appoints new executive director


Fri, Mar 21st, 2014
Posted in Lanesboro Business Announcements

LANESBORO, Minn. – Lanesboro Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism (www.lanesboro.com) announced today that Dee Slinde has joined the LACC as the new Executive Director, effective March 1, 2014. Dee Slinde comes with a wealth of executive level experience in the manufacturing, retail, hospitality and education fields, most recently in Partner Development/Corporate & Community Relations for prestigious Cardinal Stritch University.

Dee comments, “I’m excited to be serving LACC Members and promoting the unique experience that is Lanesboro. It has an amazing blend of complementary/cooperative business practices in the immediate and broader “Trail Towns” area, and is a living example of the national trend towards more sustainable, localized communities. Arts, nature, unique shopping, romantic getaways and Rhubarb Festivals...what more could a person want? I am fortunate to be joining the community, and look forward to assisting our Members with their business needs.”

Angie Taylor, the new LACC Board President said, “Dee will bring a new energy and focus to the LACC. With her broad business and marketing background, she will have a greater understanding of the challenges and concerns our members face, and will bring many new ideas and solutions to accomplish the Chamber’s goals. We are excited to have her come aboard.”

BBB tips on phone scams

Thu, Mar 13th, 2014
Posted in All Business Announcements

BURNSVILLE, Minnesota – As National Consumer Protection Week took place March 2-8, Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota (BBB) turned its attention to the favorite tool of many scammers: the telephone. Each and every day, shady oper ..... 
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Merchants Bank receives partnership award from Mortgage Insurer MGIC

Thu, Mar 13th, 2014
Posted in All Business Announcements

WINONA, Minn. – Mortgage insurance leader MGIC recently presented Merchants Bank with its Partnership Award, which recognizes a business partner for loyalty, superior business quality and leadership in the mortgage industry. Merchants Bank’s ..... 
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Preston Area Community Foundation dinner, auction to be held March 24

Thu, Mar 13th, 2014
Posted in Preston Business Announcements

The Preston Area Community Foundation will hold its 8th Annual Dinner, Auction & Celebration on Monday, March 24, 2014 at the Branding Iron Supper Club in Preston, Minn. Social Hour will be hosted from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. with dinner beginning at 6:30 ..... 
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March is Minnesota Food Share Month

Thu, Feb 20th, 2014
Posted in All Business Announcements

The effects of hunger for an individual or family can range from poor health and slowed recovery from injury or illness to poor performance at school or work. In 2012, more than 8,500 people per day used a food shelf in Minnesota. During 2013, Sem ..... 
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Schieber joins the Law Office of Richard Nethercut

Thu, Feb 20th, 2014
Posted in Harmony Business Announcements

1982 marks the last time a new attorney began to practice law in Harmony, Minn. That was the year a young Dick Nethercut joined George Frogner and George Plowman in their practice. Not long after, Nethercut found himself the only lawyer in town and ..... 
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Dairyland Power adding solar energy resources

Thu, Feb 13th, 2014
Posted in All Business Announcements

LA CROSSE, Wis.— Dairyland Power has signed an agreement with Minnesota-Three, LLC, to purchase the renewable energy produced by a planned large solar facility, to be located along U.S. Highway 52 north of Rochester, Minn. The new solar installa ..... 
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Lanesboro jewelry artist receives Minnesota State Awards Board Grant

Thu, Feb 13th, 2014
Posted in Lanesboro Business Announcements

Award winning jewelry designer and goldsmith Michael Seiler of Crown Trout Jewelers, Lanesboro, MN has been awarded an Artist Initiative Grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board in the area of Visual Arts. Seiler will purchase studio equipment that ..... 
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The third annual March Meltdown Winter Carnival for Habitat for Humanity is just around the corner!

Thu, Feb 13th, 2014
Posted in Harmony Business Announcements

Make plans to come to Wheeler’s Bar and Grill in Harmony on Saturday, March 1 for the March Meltdown festivities. New this year everything begins at 4 p.m. and FREE carnival games for the kids and those who are young at heart. ECFE will be helpi ..... 
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