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Deano’s Collision and Mechanical Specialists in Elk River has been named an Approved Auto Repair facility by AAA. To qualify, a repair facility must meet AAA’s criteria for technician certification and custsomer satisfaction. The shop must be certified in four areas: engine performance, minor en...Read More
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Dan Fromm of Elk River has been appointed chief financial officer (CFO) at Fairview Health Services. Fromm has been serving in this role on an interim basis since June 2010. He succeeds Jim Fox, who announced his retirement last year. Prior to joining Fairview in 2000, Fromm was controller at Childr...Read More
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by Bob Grawey Staff writer Beth Jewett of Otsego wanted more than anything to stay home with her two daughters, Kathryn Makenna and Payten Del. She also wanted to find home products that would be better suited to family members who have allergies and asthma. The young mother began researching the In...Read More
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T.O. Plastics Inc. has achieved ISO 13485:2003 certification of its manufacturing facility in Otsego. ISO 13485:2003 is a standard specific to medical device-quality systems that supplements the facility’s existing ISO 9001:2008 standard. Some of the additional requirements relate to risk manageme...Read More
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Rob Olson of Elk River has joined the team at Werner Electric. Olson is the director of construction services. He comes to Werner with more than 25 years of experience in electrical distribution. Olson will be working with Werner’s contractor and construction customers in all seven markets Werner ...Read More
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Entertainment at the 2011 Zimmerman Business Expo will include a trio of Minnesota authors. The event, which is sponsored by the Zimmerman Chamber of Commerce, is slated for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on March 20 at Zimmerman High School. The authors will include Ryan Jacobson, who wrote “Lost in the Wild,...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor A Baldwin Township powder coating business caught fire last weekend, but was back up and running this week thanks to the quick response of firefighters and a team effort to seal off and clean the damaged section of the building. The Baldwin Township Fire Department was called to ...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor Margaret and Rudy Thibodeau plan to close Godfather’s Pizza Restaurant in Zimmerman after tomorrow (Jan. 23). The restaurant is located at 13100 Fremont Ave. in Zimmerman. “The continuing worldwide economic crises, the foreclosure by the bank and our inability to profitably o...Read More
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