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Posts Tagged ‘garden city’

Waseca Enews, Red Barn Retreats, Vanderberg Clean

Nov 2009 • Category: Hot Startz!

Waseca: Waseca Enews – Waseca Enews launched on August 11 webcasting print, video, and audio over its WasecaEnews.com website.

Garden City: Red Barn Retreats – Shelley and Marty Leenhouts began Red Barn Retreats on August 22 with a well-attended grand opening.

Mankato: Vanderberg Clean – You could almost say Joshua Vanderberg has cleaning supplies coursing through his veins.



Sir Henry Wellcome

Jul 2009 • Category: Cover Story

An Historical Special

Imagine a businessperson from southern Minnesota with a legacy far greater than Bill Bresnan, Glen Taylor, Lowell Andreas, and the Rosen brothers’—combined. One such person existed, and yet his cherished name has been nearly forgotten around here, save for a few dusty books hidden in an abandoned Garden City building and the plastic lettering on two local schools.



Roxie Mell-Brandts – 2007 Business Person Of The Year

Jan 2007 • Category: Cover Story

Most people scrapbook memories.

Roxie Mell-Brandts of Garden City, Connect Business Magazine Business Person of the Year 2007, preserves hers by restoring a Minnesota town.



Baroda Auction Realty

Jan 1998 • Category: Feature Story

Some say there’s a sad and final note to the bang of anauctioneer’s gavel.

It signals the end of an antique collection, the breakup of a farm or the dispersal of family heirlooms. “Sold!” cries an auctioneer, and someone walks away with your father’s favorite chair.