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Posts Tagged ‘le sueur’

Your Time Fitness

Mar 2013 • Category: Hot Startz!

While growing up in Frost and attending Blue Earth Area schools, Kris Krause had far more energy than most children. Her mother tried channeling her endless enthusiasm—first into dance classes and then gymnastics.



The Branch & Dandelion Rose

Mar 2013 • Category: Hot Startz!

The Branch owner Bernie Ingersoll and Dandelion Rose owner Mary Sasse joined forces last May and now share the same building at 207 South Main.



Riverside Aesthetics

May 2012 • Category: Hot Startz!

Dr. Robin Ballina opened Riverside Aesthetics at 500 N. Main last July as a side business as she transitions into semi-retirement while also working as a part-time psychiatrist.



Marty Davis

Nov 2011 • Category: Cover Story

Through the 1970 song “Stage Fright,” ‘60s-’70s country rockers The Band publicly admitted having a performance phobia. Playing that song, singer/bassist Rick Danko would repeatedly confess, “See the man with the stage fright, just standin’ up there to give it all his might. And he got caught in the spotlight. But when we get to the end, he wants to start all over again.”



Russell Associates

May 2011 • Category: Feature Story

Most young Minnesotans simply don’t aspire to having a career caring for dairy animals 7-days-a-week, 365-days-a-year for years. Jerry Van Oort lived that hard life early on. It would teach him nearly everything necessary for later business success, including the art of surviving change and adversity, of which he would have plenty.



So. Minn. Skydiving, So. Minn. Surgical, The Picker-Uppers

Sep 2010 • Category: Hot Startz!

Southern Minnesota Skydiving opened for business at Le Sueur Municipal Airport on May 15, 2010.
Dr. William Lee of Blue Earth began seeing potential in developing a niche market in southern Minnesota: Lap-Band surgery for weight loss.
The Picker-Uppers owner, Justin Keech, learned a lot from his mother, Sue Rothmeier, a New Ulm RE/MAX real estate broker.