by Dawn Feddersen-Poindexter Contributing writer As people embrace the new year, the I-94 West Chamber of Commerce wants to give 2012 one last look. At their annual State of the Cities event, they’re bringing together local businesses and civic leaders to reflect on the ideas and policies that helped shape the past year. “It’s great [...]
The I-94 West Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a candidates forum for the five candidates running for two open seats on the Otsego City Council. It will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. Oct. 17 at Otsego City Hall, 13400 90th St. N.E., Otsego. Douglas Schroeder is running for re-election to the council, but [...]
by Paul Rignell Contributing writer Otsego area business representatives gathered at City Hall the morning of June 6 for the latest in a series of business forums that have been coordinated by city leaders and the I-94 West Chamber of Commerce. Lori Johnson, Otsego city administrator, shared that the City Council has set goals for [...]
Doug Hile, president/CEO of KleinBank, has announced the appointment of Leonard Kirscht as vice president of business banking serving KleinBank’s northwest market. Kirscht brings 24 years of experience in banking and public and private government financing to KleinBank. He is also familiar with the northwest market having served as market president for the First National [...]
The city of Otsego and the I-94 West Chamber of Commerce invite all Otsego businesses to attend one of two kick-off meetings of the Otsego Business Retention and Expansion Initiative. The purpose is to bring businesses together, to strengthen relationships between businesses and the city/chamber, to identify business issues, and to improve the local business [...]
by Paul Rignell Contributing writer Members of the I-94 West Chamber of Commerce gathered for a monthly luncheon Jan. 31 at St. Michael City Hall. There they welcomed an annual block of “State of the Cities” talks from officials wanting to share what cities along the corridor are planning for 2012 to improve their climates [...]
The I-94 West Chamber of Commerce will host the 2012 State of the Cities Luncheon from 11:30–1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, at the St. Michael City Hall. Cost is $20 for members and $35 for non-members. Hear from the mayors and city administrators of Otsego, Dayton, Rogers (Hassan), Albertville, Hanover and St. Michael. RSVP prior [...]
The I 94 West Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Home & Business Expo Saturday, Oct. 15. Booths cost $125 for chamber members and $300 for non members. To register, go to www.i94westchamber.org. Deadline for registration is Oct. 1.