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Posts Tagged ‘le sueur’

The Canopy Group Insurance Agency

Nov 2018 • Category: Business Snapshot (Sponsored)

The Canopy group was named the 2018 Agency of the Year by the Minnesota Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers Association, and for good reason. In recent years, The Canopy Group has quadrupled in size. Six years ago they had two carriers with a million dollars of premium per year. Today, they have over a million dollars of premium per year with more than 10 carriers.

Toppers and Trailers Plus

Jul 2018 • Category: Hot Startz!

Toppers and Trailers Plus has expanded and opened a new location in Le Sueur. With a soft opening in January, the Le Sueur location officially held its grand opening in April. “In Mankato, we do not have great street traffic by our location but in Le Sueur, there are so many people that drive by the store daily. This location allows people to see all of the trailers we have on display,” says Ella Andreasen.

Shoe-In Pro Finish

May 2014 • Category: Hot Startz!

Andrew Wherley of Shoe-In Pro Finish enjoyed motocross racing while growing up in Chaska. “It controlled most of my youth,” said 33-year-old Wherley in a telephone interview. “I would work in the concrete industry to pay to race on the weekends. I started racing soon as I had my driver’s licence.”

Seaver Company / i-gogs

May 2014 • Category: Feature Story

In September 1982, the late Dean C. Seaver, founder of Le Sueur-based Seaver Company, was driving home with a friend from a golf tournament in the Twin Cities. That friend, Frank, was the golf pro at the Le Sueur country club where Seaver was president. They had just won the golf tournament.

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.