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Farmhouse Market on Main Street in Edgerton is owned by self-proclaimed picker/junker, Kristy VanderZiel. Kristy loves to repurpose items found in barns and farmhouse in SWMN. Kristy ...
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Farmhouse Market on Main Street in Edgerton is owned by self-proclaimed picker/junker, Kristy VanderZiel. Kristy loves to repurpose items found in barns and farmhouse in SWMN. Kristy ...

A nice article about our event yesterday featuring quotes from our own Rogen Smidt and Hunter Ahrendt!
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A nice article about our event yesterday featuring quotes from our own Rogen Smidt and Hunter Ahrendt!

Gina Rauk opened Pipestone Floral four years ago and not long after that Amanda Brandt joined her team! As a team, the two serve the Pipestone area's floral needs. Both enjoy getting ...
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Gina Rauk opened Pipestone Floral four years ago and not long after that Amanda Brandt joined her team! As a team, the two serve the Pipestone area's floral needs. Both enjoy getting ...

The SWMN CEO program was fortunate to be involved with an Entrepreneurship Day at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall. Our group along with young professionals from the ...
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The SWMN CEO program was fortunate to be involved with an Entrepreneurship Day at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall. Our group along with young professionals from the ...

Thank you to JoAnn, owner of the Stonehouse Quarry and Lounge in Pipestone, for sharing the experiences that lead her  to owning a business at 25. JoAnn talked about making connections ...
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Thank you to JoAnn, owner of the Stonehouse Quarry and Lounge in Pipestone, for sharing the experiences that lead her to owning a business at 25. JoAnn talked about making connections ...

Faye Bremer  started her business 45 years ago with $100 in her account, scrounging every quarter from her couch cushions. Now she has a successful business, Salon 75, that offers many ...
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Faye Bremer started her business 45 years ago with $100 in her account, scrounging every quarter from her couch cushions. Now she has a successful business, Salon 75, that offers many ...

Kevin Aaker bought the Luverne Body Shop in 1990 and has moved it to 3 different locations, now housed in a new building in Luverne's industrial park. Kevin has been working on a ...
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Kevin Aaker bought the Luverne Body Shop in 1990 and has moved it to 3 different locations, now housed in a new building in Luverne's industrial park. Kevin has been working on a ...

We visited Computer Clinic in Luverne. Owner Scott Heibult opened a store in George, IA and when looking to expand 5 years ago opened this location. With his son Shawn, they serve IT ...
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We visited Computer Clinic in Luverne. Owner Scott Heibult opened a store in George, IA and when looking to expand 5 years ago opened this location. With his son Shawn, they serve IT ...

Thank you to Curt Ramerth, owner of Adrian Hardware. Curt has owned his business for 11 years and wishes he would have owned a retail store earlier in life. He enjoys helping people ...
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Thank you to Curt Ramerth, owner of Adrian Hardware. Curt has owned his business for 11 years and wishes he would have owned a retail store earlier in life. He enjoys helping people ...

Last night SWMN CEO had the opportunity to serve at Sioux Valley Energy district meeting in Pipestone. The young professionals enjoyed serving the shareholders while working together.
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Last night SWMN CEO had the opportunity to serve at Sioux Valley Energy district meeting in Pipestone. The young professionals enjoyed serving the shareholders while working together.

A great Monday started in Magnolia at the Magnolia Cafe. Victoria Cauwels has owned the cafe for the last 8 years providing customers with great breakfast and homemade lunch specials. ...
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A great Monday started in Magnolia at the Magnolia Cafe. Victoria Cauwels has owned the cafe for the last 8 years providing customers with great breakfast and homemade lunch specials. ...

We had a beautiful March morning to visit New Vision Co-op in Hills this week. Safety and employee training and development are very important at New Vision Co-op. They have 18 ...
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We had a beautiful March morning to visit New Vision Co-op in Hills this week. Safety and employee training and development are very important at New Vision Co-op. They have 18 ...

Our most recent business visit was at Dar's Pizza in Pipestone. This 5th generation business has been a gas station, a grocery store and since 1969 a pizza place. Jeremy and Maritta ...
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Our most recent business visit was at Dar's Pizza in Pipestone. This 5th generation business has been a gas station, a grocery store and since 1969 a pizza place. Jeremy and Maritta ...

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