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Posts Tagged ‘new ulm’

The Retz 227

Nov 2018 • Category: Hot Startz!

The city of New Ulm can boast many unique opportunities: Herman the German, The Grand Center for the Arts, Schell’s Brewery and now its own speakeasy. What is a speakeasy? According to the Urban Dictionary, Speakeasies are inspired by the hidden spots to get a drink during the Prohibition in the 1920s.

Workforce Shortage Looms Large

Nov 2018 • Category: Special Reports

New Ulm-based Big Ideas Hopes to Bridge the Gap The Big Ideas initiative in New Ulm actually started as a small seed of a concept a few years ago. Mary Ann Christensen of Christensen Farms in Sleepy Eye and Rebecca Fliszar, a registered dietitian in New Ulm, were starting to look at post-secondary options for […]

Sarah Warmka

Sep 2018 • Category: A Day in the Life

There are self-help books, motivational blogs and leadership symposiums to help the business and entrepreneurial-minded make the most of each day to maximize productivity. Connect Business Magazine, though, recognizes we have great resources right in our own communities.

Bailey Creek Boutique

Mar 2018 • Category: Hot Startz!

After spending more than 25 years in the corporate world, Sandy Reinke was ready for a change. “Although I experienced much success with my corporate career, I decided that if I was ever going to venture out of my comfort zone, now would be the time,” Reinke says. And she knew exactly what she wanted to do.

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.

Design Home Center

Mar 2017 • Category: Feature Story

A building, remodeling and home improvement business, Design Home Center prides itself on its motto “Your Home is Our Business.” Since its inception in 1954, the tight-knit group of employees work with each customer to help bring their visions to reality.