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St. Cloud011 By Sue Droppa

March 16 – 31, 2021

Initiators Fellowship receives donation to expandThe Initiators Fellowship, launched by the Initiative Foundation in 2016, is expanding to include the Northwest Minnesota Foundation and social entrepreneurs in its 12-county service area that includes two native nations. Expansion of the program is made possible by many supporters, specifically including a $1.2 million stock donation from founding […]


March 1 – 15, 2021

Falcon National Bank names new market presidentFalcon National Bank hired Brandon Voit as the new market president of their Foley bank location. Voit will also serve as business banker to the Foley and surrounding market. BerganKDV earns rankings on Top 100 list BerganKDV was listed as #58 on the list of Top 100 Accounting Firms, published […]


February 16 – 28, 2021

SPOT Rehab staff complete trainings, expand SPOT serviceKatie Melotky, Physical Therapist at SPOT Rehabilitation and Home Health Care, achieved the designation of an American Physical Therapy Association Board Certified Neurologic Clinic Specialist. Kirsten Becker, DPT, completed the Manual Lymph Drainage and Complete Decongestive Therapy training, designating her a Certified Lymphedema Therapist. RSVP promotes and hiresAmeriCorps […]


February 1 – 15, 2021

GSDC receives Launch Minnesota grant from DEEDThe Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) awarded a second Launch Minnesota grant of $65,000 to the Greater St. Cloud Development Corporation (GSDC). GSDC will use the grant to grow their role as a Launch Minnesota hub, assisting innovators and entrepreneurs.  President of Kramer Financial attains designation […]


January 16 – 31, 2021

Bernicks Family Foundation awards $120K in grantsThe Bernicks Family Foundation awarded seven grants totaling $120,000 to organizations and projects that support youth, education and health and wellness programs in Central Minnesota. Falcon National Bank grows business banking divisionFalcon National Bank recently promoted Alex Cameron to Assistant Vice President of Business Banking and hired Alex Wolter […]


January 1 -15, 2021

DeZURIK acquires Red Valve CompanyDeZURIK, Inc. recently acquired Red Valve, a global leader for innovative elastomers, pinch valves, check valves and engineered mixing systems.  Gruenke aides state water quality programWater Treatment Manager Jim Gruenke, Traut Companies, is the new technical advisor to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency’s Smart Salting Assessment Tool (SSAt) program.  Vye named […]