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Posts Tagged ‘winnebago’

Aker / Leading Edge Technologies

Jul 2016 • Category: Feature Story

There is a new farming tool buzzing around the skies of southern Minnesota. A tool that gives farmers a whole new perspective on the growing season. A tool that can help farmers protect crops on the ground from up above.

DC Archery

Sep 2015 • Category: Hot Startz!

For Dave Franklin, starting an archery shop wasn’t about making big bucks. It was about creating a place where his kids could practice their sport. “The kids needed a place to shoot,” he said.

Mike’s Ag

Sep 2013 • Category: Feature Story

Business owners aren’t exempted from personal pain. They also can face death and dying, physical and emotional traumas, financial challenges, divorces, swirling relational vortexes, and unfairly get their chains yanked.

Prairie Wind B&B and Retreat Center

Jul 2013 • Category: Hot Startz!

Becky Krause and husband Dave have a new bed & breakfast and retreat center northeast of Winnebago near Bass Lake.


Jan 2009 • Category: Off-The-Cuff

You made it through Election 2008. You survived the senatorial recount—oh, is that another eighteen missing ballots under my desk? You need something more relaxing. Why not continue perusing the January issue of Connect Business Magazine? So buckle your seat belts and away we go……….. First, we can’t say it enough. Our heartfelt thanks go […]

Bob Weerts – 2006 Business Person of the Year

Jan 2006 • Category: Cover Story

In Bob Weerts exist all the trappings of a folk legend.

Like Minnesota’s homegrown Babe the Blue Ox and Paul Bunyan, Weerts at times seems much larger than real-life. In a regional business climate often preferring quiet parentheses, he’s an entrepreneur with an exclamation point after his name.