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Minnesota Historical Society Jazz Appreciation Month

  Patty Peterson hosts an eventful afternoon of inspiring stories and live music   (St Paul, MN) –March 17, 2023 – The Minnesota Historical Society is honored to host a Jazz Appreciation Month celebration event featuring some of Minnesota’s most notable jazz legends. People of all ages are invited to attend an afternoon full of live music and inspiring stories hosted by award-winning vocalist and KBEM Radio host, Patty Peterson. Patty

Steven E Eckert Prestigious Distinguished Service Award

Retired Director of Clinical Research & Development for ClearChoice Management Services, LLC Receives Highest Tribute For Decades of Contributions to Implant Dentistry (Greenwood Village, Co) — March 21, 2023  — For more than 40 years, Steven E. Eckert, DDS, MS has been one of the most prominent names in implant dentistry, winning several awards throughout his career and serving as a mentor and coach for many prosthodontists in the ClearChoice Dental

St. Croix Hospice 2023 Women in Business Award

(Oakdale, MN) — March 22, 2023  — St. Croix Hospice’s Chief Clinical Officer (CCO) Mandy Cogswell, RN, CHPN, has been recognized by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal as one of the honorees for their 2023 Women in Business Award. Announced annually, this award recognizes industry-leading executives, entrepreneurs and business owners for their professional successes and community involvement. “Since the opening of St. Croix Hospice in 2009, Mandy Cogswell has played an integral role in the

American Swedish Institute Announces New President and CEO

Carnegie Mellon University vice provost Dr. Molly Wright Steenson, author, architectural historian and design professor, joins ASI as new leader (Minneapolis, MN) — March 22, 2023 — The American Swedish Institute is pleased to announce today that Dr. Molly Wright Steenson (she/her), Carnegie Mellon University vice provost for faculty, associate professor in the School of Design and the K&L Gates Associate Professor of Ethics and Computational Technology, will join the Minneapolis cultural center and museum as president and

Helmsley Charitable Trust Ultrasound Imaging Devices

(Minneapolis, MN) — March 21, 2023 — The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust has granted nearly $18.3 million to help Minnesota hospitals and health centers purchase nearly 200 ultrasound imaging devices and an additional $8.1 million to boost sonography and point of care ultrasound (POCUS) training opportunities across the state. Walter Panzirer, a Trustee for the Helmsley Charitable Trust, said the grants will help improve access to exceptional

Will Vincent Recognized as Top 50 Voiceover Firm by

  Online list, 50Pros, used by fortune 1,000 companies to discover and hire top firms has announced Will Vincent as a top 50 voiceover firm in its directory. (Princeton, MN) — March 22, 2023  — 50Pros, an online listing used primarily by fortune 1,000 companies to discover and hire top firms and agencies announced today that Will Vincent has been vetted and met its qualifications as a top 50 voiceover

Steven Gerald Warkel Hair-Trigger

(Minneapolis, MN) —  March 20, 2023  — The horror, suspense, crime thriller Hair-Trigger, written and directed by Steven Gerald Warkel, is now available on OTT platforms Vudu and Amazon. Drawing inspiration from 1992’s classic Reservoir Dogs featuring Academy Award-nominated Harvey Keitel and the first-of-its-kind slasher genre Tobe Hooper’s Texas Chainsaw Massacre, the film has received an impressive IMDb rating of 8.7. Critics have praised the small-budget film for the direction,

Little Library MN State Capital

(St Paul, MN) — March 22nd, 2023– In celebration of Reading Month, Governor Tim Walz today unveiled the first ever Little Free Library in the State Capitol. With more than 1,600 book titles banned or restricted by other states last year, the Little Free Library celebrates books and helps to ensure they remain accessible in Minnesota. The Governor unveiled the library alongside librarians and advocates for book accessibility. “In Minnesota,

Osman Shrine Circus 100th Year

(Saint Paul, MN) — March 22, 2023  —  Prepare to be amazed as the St. Paul Osman Shrine Circus celebrates its 100 year anniversary with a spectacular showcase of acts, attractions, and pulse-pounding performances that will enthrall audiences of all ages. Join Osman Shrine Circus for the opening night show on Thursday, March 23rd, and take advantage of the special ticket price of just $10, making it the perfect occasion

Vasque Boots Log Outside

The footwear brand launches ‘Log Outside’ as a shift in brand alignment that delivers both a tagline and campaign (Red Wing, MN) — March 21, 2023  — Vasque Footwear is out to inspire people to find reprieve from the everyday, every day – and a major barrier that stands between us and the outdoors is technology. While we all love our digital devices, as they enable us to explore worlds

St. Croix Hospice's Voyage Vigil Program Receives Award from Missouri Hospice and Palliative Care Association

(Oakdale, MN) — March 13, 2023 — The Missouri Hospice and Palliative Care Association (MHPCA) has awarded their 2023 Heart of Hospice Program Award to St. Croix Hospice’s Voyage Vigil Program. One of six specialty care programs at St. Croix Hospice, the Voyage Vigil Program provides extra caregiver support during the final days of a patient’s hospice journey. The 2023 Heart of Hospice Program Award recognizes the Voyage Vigil Program for the

Crystal Farms Cheese Stick For Adults

New items made with adults in mind for an easy and flavorful snack on the go (Edina, MN) — March 15, 2023 — Two new products are hitting Midwest grocery store shelves. Crystal Farms Dairy Company is expanding its snack cheese stick offerings with new flavors for adult palates, Gouda and Sharp Cheddar. Crystal Farms is dedicated to making high-quality, delicious cheese sourced from dairy farms across the heartland and

St. Croix Hospice Outstanding Marketing Campaign

(Oakdale, MN) —  March 20, 2023  — St. Croix Hospice has received recognition in the Hospice & Palliative Care Multimedia Campaign category of the 2023 Aspect Marketing & Advertising Awards from Aging Media Network, a leading senior services industry news publisher. Recognized by Aging Media’s Aspect Awards for the second consecutive year, St. Croix Hospice remains an industry leader in hospice marketing and communications. In 2022, the team was recognized for their

CHS Sarah Bovim Vice President

CHS Names Sarah Bovim Vice President, Government Affair   (St Paul, MN) —  March 20, 2023 — CHS Inc. (NASDAQ: CHSCP), the nation’s leading agribusiness cooperative, today announced the appointment of Sarah Bovim as vice president, government affairs. Bovim brings over 17 years of experience to CHS, leading government affairs and public policy for Whirlpool Corporation and Albertsons Companies, one of the largest U.S. food and drug retailers. Before working in the

Dojo Five Best in Show

  We’re passionate about revolutionizing the embedded industry–the tools, techniques, culture and technology to deliver world-class products. We’re grateful the judges have recognized our efforts.” — Joe Schneider, Founder & CEO of Dojo Five (St Paul, MN) — March 14, 2023 — Dojo Five was awarded “Best in Show” yesterday in the “Development Tools” category at this year’s Embedded World International conference in Nuremberg, Germany. The annual Embedded Award honors

St. Croix Chocolate Company Ukrainian Refugee

Ukrainian refugee families and their sponsors will come to the chocolate shop in Marine on St. Croix, Minn. for a chocolate workshop just for them     This is a tremendous opportunity for us to open our hearts and share the richness and uniqueness of what we do”  — Robyn Dochterman (Minneapolis, MN) — March 16, 2023 — St. Croix Chocolate Company (SCCC) owners Robyn Dochterman and Deidre Pope are

Topline Financial Credit Union Members and Employees Donate Bedding Items

(Maple Grove, MN) — March 15, 2023 — TopLine Financial Credit Union’s third annual Bedding Drive held during the month of February benefited three local non-profits, Avenues for Youth, MORE Community Services and YMCA of the North Youth and Family Services. TopLine members and employees generously donated bedding items of pillows, sheet sets, comforters and blankets to help bring comfort to those in need in our local communities. Employees were

Stories of Immigrants and Refugees Featured in Upcoming Art Exhibit at Minnesota State Capitol

The exhibit Our Austin, Our America showcases the growing diversity in Austin, MN   (St Paul, MN) –March 6, 2023 – The first in a series of public art installments at the Minnesota State Capitol opens March 13 with a project from photographer William Taufic titled Our Austin, Our America. The exhibit features portrait photography telling the story of immigrants, refugees, and other newcomers who have made their home in

Maple Syrup Forest History Center

  Highlights include syrup making, nature hikes, and collaborative music performances   (Grand Rapids, MN) –March 13, 2023 – Forest History Center guests will have a chance to learn, explore, and play during the Maple Syrup, Music, and Phenology! event on March 25. During the event, visitors can learn about the process of making maple syrup. From tree tapping to sap boiling, attendees will gain insights on the process from start to finish.

State Record Northern Pike

(Mille Lacs, MN) — March 13, 2023 — An angler caught and released a 46 1/4 inch northern pike on Mille Lacs Lake that the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources certified as a tie with the current catch-and-release state record. Brad Lila caught and released the fish Jan. 22. “I set the hook as the line was quickly peeling out,” Lila said. “Immediately, I knew it was a very large

Amy Juers The Marketing Edge

  (Minneapolis, MN) —  March 16, 2023  — Edge Marketing, Inc. (formerly Edge Legal Marketing and Accounting Edge Marketing), a Minneapolis-based public relations and marketing firm serving the needs of organizations in the legal and accounting industries, announces CEO Amy Juers, MBA, has published her first book: The Marketing Edge: A Sharper Way to Approach Building a Brand. The Marketing Edge offers actionable and practical tips on performing a SWOT

National Marrow Donor Program

(Minneapolis, MN) — March 16, 2023  — National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP)/Be The Match® announced two recipients of its Amy Strelzer Manasevit Research Program grant for 2023. The grant underscores NMDP/Be The Match’s commitment to research to advance the future of care and improve outcomes for patients diagnosed with life-threatening blood cancer or blood diseases. The Amy Strelzer Manasevit Research Program, among the largest and most coveted grants in the

High Bar Brands Territory Managers

  (Owatonna, MN) — March 15, 2023 — High Bar Brands is proud to announce the addition of two new Territory Managers to its sales team: Doug Eitel and Ryan Fleischhacker. With a passion for sales and a dedication to providing customers with high-quality products, both Eitel and Fleischhacker are excited to join the High Bar Brands family. Eitel, the new Northern Territory Manager, will support Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, and

Region’s Most Preferred Orthopedic Practice, Athletic Trainer Highlighted in National Publication

Heartland Orthopedic Specialists, Andrea Allyn, M.B.A., L.A.T., make lists in Becker’s Spine Review (Alexandria, MN) — March 2023 – Heartland Orthopedic Specialists and its clinic and sportsmedicine director, Andrea Allyn, M.B.A., L.A.T., were recently recognized in the national industrypublication Becker’s Spine Review. Listed in two compilations of leaders in orthopedics, theregionally preferred practice was noted for its exemplary joint replacement service and Allyn’sleadership in sports medicine. Patients in need of

EvoCharge Mobile Power Station

  We’re excited to enter the DC fast charging arena with our new Mobile DC Fast Power Station. We see numerous applications for this product because of its fast-charging features and mobility.”   — Tom Moser, President, Phillips & Temro Industries   (Minneapolis, MN) — March 14, 2023  — EvoCharge®, an industry leader in Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE) and cable management solutions, is proud to announce the launch of its

Carrie Underwood Treasure Island

Tickets to Go On Sale Friday, March 17 at (Welch, MN) — March 14, 2023  — Minnesota’s premier entertainment and gaming destination, Treasure Island Resort & Casino, is proud to welcome three-time Academy of Country Music (ACM) Entertainer of the Year and 8-time GRAMMY® Award winner Carrie Underwood to the Treasure Island Amphitheater stage for the first time on Friday, July 21. Tickets will go on sale to the public Friday, March 17 at 10am CST and will

CLA’s First High School Internship

(Minneapolis, MN) — March 14, 2023  — CLA (CliftonLarsonAllen LLP), the eighth largest accounting firm in the United States, announced a new summer internship program for high school students. This paid program provides students with the opportunity to gain real-world experience in accounting, tax, wealth management, digital, and consulting services. A strategic relationship between CLA and Future Business Leaders of America, Inc. (FBLA), the nation’s largest business career and technical

Starkey Unveils Hearing Technology

  (Eden Prairie, Mn) — Feb. 28, 2023 — Starkey is leading the hearing industry in redefining the future of hearing health, not just with incremental improvements, but with breakthrough benefits. The result is Genesis AI, a new, unprecedented experience for both patients and hearing professionals. Completely reimagined from the inside out, it’s the only hearing technology system to feature an all-new processor, all-new sound, all-new industrial design, all-new fitting

Kind World Publishing to Launch Abuelito at Bologna Book Fair 2023

  Grief and hope can coexist. That is such an important lesson for kids—that we can hold multiple feelings.” — Nelly Buchet (Minneapolis, MN) — March 3, 2023  — Award-winning picture book author Nelly Buchet and debut author David Corredor Benavides show readers what it’s like to grieve, support one another, and make new memories while honoring the old ones in the forthcoming picture book Abuelito. Madrid-based illustrator Ana Sanfelippo’s

3M New Medical Adhesive

(St Paul, MN) — March 13th, 2023 — 3M has unveiled its new medical adhesive that can stick to the skin for up to 28 days and is intended for use with a wide array of health monitors, sensors, and long-term medical wearables. Prior to 2022, the standard wear time for extended medical adhesives was up to 14 days. 3M now doubles that standard to help deliver a more patient-centric model of care.

Smoked Bacon Elite Maple Wood College Basketball

(Austin, MN) — March 13, 2023  — This March, basketball and bacon fans unite for the first time as the makers of HORMEL® BLACK LABEL® Bacon will give some of college basketball’s most diehard fans the chance to taste the most elite smoked meat ever. Introducing Hardcourt Smoked HORMEL® BLACK LABEL® Bacon, a first-of-its-kind bacon smoked with the actual northern cherry maple wood that is used to make the final floors of the 2023

Arvig Network Milestone

  (Perham, MN) — March 09, 2023  — The Arvig fiber network has surpassed a major growth milestone, the company announced recently. Arvig has now constructed more than 15,500 fiber route miles throughout Minnesota, bolstering its strategic goal to grow the network by at least 1,000 route miles per year. Arvig ended 2022 with more than 1,100 fiber route miles constructed, and remains well-positioned to carry that momentum into further

Jobma and JobAdder

  Jobma and JobAdder have announced a Partnership and Integration that will transform the way recruitment and screening works.” — Krishna Kant, Managing Partner – Jobma (Mountain View, MN) — March 3, 2023  — Jobma is an award winning digital interview software, allowing employers to connect with candidates from anywhere in the world. Jobma’s innovative platform provides a range of features such as pre-recorded video interview software, customized questions, automated

New Immersive Fitness App Vingo Launches on iOS

  Vingo provides a fun exercise experience and the ability to make social connections easily. Our mission is to make fitness fun and affordable for people of all fitness levels.”   — Tim Walsh   (Minneapolis, MN) — March 7th, 2023 — Virtual Training World, Inc. (VTW) has launched Vingo, a new immersive fitness app available on iOS. The app features virtual cycling and running routes throughout the Vingo metaverse. The

Jennifer L. Vogel

  (Minneapolis, MN) — March 07, 2023 — Sun Country Airlines (NASDAQ: SNCY) has appointed Jennifer L. Vogel as chair of the board of directors, effective March 7, 2023. Vogel, former senior vice president, general counsel, secretary and chief compliance officer of Continental Airlines, Inc., joined the board in October 2022. Vogel has extensive board governance and executive leadership experience. She has served on multiple public company boards, overseeing major transactions,

Air National Guard Flight Distinguished Flying Cross Medal

By Capt. Andrea Kostiuk (St Paul, MN) — March 8th, 2023 — Maj. Katie Lunning made history as the first Air National Guard Flight Nurse to be presented the Distinguished Flying Cross Medal, in front of family, friends, and members of the 133 Airlift Wing in St. Paul, Minnesota, Jan 7. She was awarded the DFC for her actions as a Critical Care Air Transport Team (CCATT) nurse in support

Alomere Health Top 20 Rural & Community Hospitals

(Alexandria, MN) — March 6th, 2023 — Alomere Health is the first Minnesota hospital to ever garner this honor in the Top 20 Rural and Community Hospital category! Previously, Alomere Health has been named a Top 100 hospital four of the past six years. Top performers are recognized as excelling in managing risk, achieving higher quality, securing better outcomes, increasing patient satisfaction, and operating at a lower cost than their peers.

MSP Airport ASQ Award 2022

(Minneapolis-St Paul, MN) — February 7th, 2023 – Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) has been named theBest Airport in North America for the second straight year through the Airports CouncilInternational (ACI) global Airport Service Quality (ASQ) program. It’s the sixth time MSP hasreceived the title in the past seven years. MSP earned the ASQ Award for Best Airport in North America for the 25-40 million passengercategory for 2022, after receiving

Minnesota Vikings least passionate fan

(Minneapolis, MN) — March 6th, 2023 — The Minnesota Vikings officially have one of the least passionate fanbases, 11% less passionate than the NFL average according to a new study. NFL fans are some of the most devoted sports fans in the US. Over 17 million tune in to watch the games on TV, and many share their support for their team on social media as they watch. have

State Auditor Julie Blaha

(St Paul, MN) — March 6th, 2023 — State Auditor Julie Blaha invites you to join us for the 2023 State of Main Street listening tour. This years listening sessions will be held in a hybrid format with in-person gatherings in Bemidji, St. Cloud, Minneapolis, and Mankato – and via Zoom! The annual State of Main Street is an opportunity for the Office of the State Auditor to hear from you directly

EDRM is Awarded JD Supra's Readers’ Choice Award for #1 Firm in eDiscovery

  It has been a pleasure to see EDRM thriving on JD Supra and to track such interesting engagement with your podcasts, webinars, and written thought leadership.”   — Aviva Cuyler, Co-Founder and CEO at JD Supra     (Minneapolis, MN) —  March 6, 2023  — Setting the global standards for e-discovery, the Electronic Discovery Reference Model (EDRM) is pleased to announce that it has been named the #1 Firm in

Sun Country Airlines Destinations

  (Minneapolis, MN) — March 03, 2023  — Sun Country Airlines (NASDAQ: SNCY) and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) announced jointly today that they have reached an Agreement in Principle on a new collective bargaining agreement (CBA) covering Sun Country’s more than 600 flight attendants. Sun Country and IBT will work together to finalize the language in the CBA over the next 30 days. Once complete, the resulting Tentative

DEED Announces Neela Mollgaard as New Executive Director of Small Business Development

(St. Paul, MN) — March 1, 2023 – Neela Mollgaard, the current director of Launch Minnesota at the Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), has been appointed the agency’s new Executive Director of Small Business Development, DEED announced today. In her new position, Mollgaard will lead DEED initiatives to serve Minnesota’s small business sector, including entrepreneurs, startups and small businesses. This new position brings together four offices of DEED: 

America Outdoors Baratunde Thurston

(Saint Paul, MN) — February 13, 2023  – The Richard King Mellon Foundation has awarded a $500,000 grant to Twin Cities PBS (TPT) to support production of season two of “America Outdoors with Baratunde Thurston.” The grant will support production of six new primetime PBS episodes and related educational resources.  The Foundation was created in 1947 by Richard King Mellon, president and chairman of Mellon Bank, a conservationist and leading

Windy Roberts Horace T. Morse Award

By Sue Dieter   The award honors excellence in undergraduate education across the University of Minnesota   (Morris, MN) — February 17, 2023 — University of Minnesota Morris teaching specialist in Spanish Windy González Roberts, is the recipient of the 2022–2023 Horace T. Morse – University of Minnesota Alumni Association Award for Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Education. The award honors faculty who excel in teaching, research, creative activities, advising, academic

Mary Strand and Award-Winning Sarah Morris Team Up on New Single

  After two rock releases, Strand explores her Americana roots with one of Minnesota’s premier songwriters. (Minneapolis, MN) — March 1, 2023 — Lawyer-turned-novelist-turned-songwriter Mary Strand’s first two singles explored 1960s power pop and 1970s rock. In her third single, “I Don’t Want to Be Your Yesterday,” co-written with and featuring Minnesota singer-songwriter Sarah Morris on vocals, Strand returns to her Americana roots. While Strand’s forthcoming debut album Golden Girl

Science Museum Apollo Moon

(St. Paul, Minn.) – This winter and spring, the Science Museum will join in the yearlong celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing with a brand new exhibit, a stunning giant screen movie, and a host of space-related programming, making it an ideal destination for science and history buffs of all ages. “The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing was a remarkable science achievement that led us

Child Care Locator web app

(Fergus Falls, MN) — February 17, 2023 — Families with young children seeking child care in Otter Tail County can use the new Child Care Locator web app. The Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Human Services departments of Otter Tail County released the web app to help families find information about child care providers in their area. Families can use the interactive Child Care Locator web app to view a

Brent Moen Tactile Systems Technology

  (Minneapolis, MN) —  Feb. 21, 2023  — Tactile Systems Technology, Inc. a medical technology company providing therapies for people with chronic disorders, announced that Brent Moen has communicated his intention to retire as Chief Financial Officer in 2023. “I would like to thank Brent for his important contributions to our organization during his tenure,” said Dan Reuvers, President and Chief Executive Officer of Tactile Medical. “Brent was instrumental in

Renee Alexander Minnesota State Fair

(Twin Cities, MN) — Feb. 27, 2023 —  Renee Alexander, longtime Minnesota State Fair deputy general manager, will be the new CEO of the Minnesota State Fair. The State Fair’s board of managers conducted a search over the past several months and announced today that Alexander will take over for retiring CEO Jerry Hammer. Alexander has more than 20 years of experience with the Great Minnesota Get-Together, including 13 years