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Archives for the ‘Hot Startz!’ Category

The Capitol Room

Nov 2017 • Category: Hot Startz!

St. Peter’s historic armory building has new life, as The Capitol Room, the region’s newest event space. “We are located in the historic downtown St. Peter right on 169 with easy visibility and accessibility,” says Dan Dinsmore, owner. “The building was used historically as a gathering space and has a great layout. It was meaningful to us to restore its original purpose in the community.



PrairieCare Medical Group

Nov 2017 • Category: Hot Startz!

When the name “Kate Cox” is spoken in the Greater Mankato area, one word comes to mind: passion. More specifically, passion for youth. It’s that passion that drives everything Kate does and in August it culminated with the opening of PrairieCare Medical Group in Mankato.



J. Longs

Nov 2017 • Category: Hot Startz!

One thing about the fashion industry, you have to be able to adapt to change with each new season. J. Longs, a locally-owned men’s clothing in Mankato has embraced a new season in its business life and purchased its own building along one of Mankato’s main shopping corridors, Madison Avenue.



Connect The Grey

Sep 2017 • Category: Hot Startz!, Uncategorized

“We strive to draw from art, science, business, and community to help businesses navigate complex issues,” says Hanson. “Our services currently focus on talent, culture, and story: finding and training the people who help you succeed.”



South Creek HR

Sep 2017 • Category: Hot Startz!

Crystal Hanson is a patient woman. While she always entertained the idea of owning her own firm, she spent more than a decade honing her skills in various corporate human resources roles before making that leap.



Schell’s Starkeller Brewery

Sep 2017 • Category: Hot Startz!

It’s been a labor of love for Jace Marti. Many years ago he so enjoyed the taste of “sour beers” he knew he wanted to try it himself. So he began quietly laboring away, making sure to do it right.