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Posts Tagged ‘new ulm’


Sep 2016 • Category: Feature Story

Headquartered in New Ulm with additional locations in Grand Rapids and Bloomington, Thriveon is a family-owned IT managed services company that provides businesses technology leadership and proactive IT strategies for growth. With a roster of 20 full-time employees, up from 14 in January of 2015, Thriveon helps companies with 15 to 500 computers improve how they leverage information and technology to achieve business success.

Lakes On 1st

Jan 2016 • Category: Hot Startz!

Jumping from a two-decade career at 3M to running a restaurant may seem unusual to most people, but Mike Bode said that was always his dream.

Minnesota Valley Testing Laboratories

Jul 2015 • Category: Cover Story

Tom Berg and his daughter Colleen Skillings have a lot in common. They share the same hometown: New Ulm, Minnesota. They share the same interests: swimming, skiing, cooking and traveling. They share the same commitment to their community, which is evident from the myriad of ways they volunteer in their free time.

Your Organized Home

May 2015 • Category: Hot Startz!

Jayne Jensen has always had a knack for organizing. When other kids her age were coming home from school to watch cartoons, she would head to her bedroom with a duster and plan ways to reorganize her space.

Attorney Matt Hu

May 2015 • Category: Hot Startz!

When Sung Woo “Matt” Hu was growing up in South Korea, he would watch American crime dramas and dream of working in a U.S. law office himself one day. Now, three decades later, he’s made that dream come true.

Brian Tohal

Mar 2015 • Category: Cover Story

Brian Tohal has a lot on his plate. As coordinator for the New Ulm Economic Development Corporation, he’s in charge of bringing new business to the city while cultivating the businesses that are already there.