Area Angus breeder gains recognition
PEQUOT LAKES - Flying W Ranch, Pequot Lakes, owns three bulls listed in the 2007 Spring Sire Evaluation Report published by the American Angus Association in St. Joseph, Mo.
Issued in both the spring and fall, the new report features the latest performance information available on 5,178 sires and is currently accessible at www.angussiresearch.com. The semi-annual analysis for the Sire Evaluation Report contains more than 15 million measures used to generate genetic predictions for the Angus breed.
Hoffman joins KSAX TV
Kevin Hoffman, Aitkin, was hired as northern Minnesota account manager for KSAX TV, Alexandria, Hubbard Broadcasting Inc. St. Paul, announced.
Hoffman's responsibilities include servicing existing clients and opening up new accounts in the Aitkin, Crosby, Brainerd, Little Falls, Wadena, Park Rapids, Walker and Bemidji areas.
Hoffman comes to the company with a background in sales, advertising, marketing, promotion and public relations. He most recently was the owner of Hoffman Communications, a full-service advertising and marketing support company based in Aitkin.
In addition, Hoffman is a professional copywriter and also has been in the publishing industry for more than 20 years.
Brodmarkle, Heldt attend conference
Harry Brodmarkle, president, Midwest Security & Fire of Brainerd, recently attended the GE Security Pro Conference in Stevenson, Wash.
The conference provided education on new products and services offered by GE Security, seminars on new communication technologies, GPS-based security, enhanced customer service and human resources training. Brodmarkle also attended a private tour of the GE Security facility located in Tualatin, Ore., where he met with sales, technical support and product development leaders.
Jared Heldt, technician with Midwest Security & Fire, recently attended a four-day training and license exam preparation course at the Associated Builders and Contractors training facility in Eden Prairie.
The four-day training was designed to provide education on all aspects of the principles of power limited electrical systems work as well as the Minnesota Electrical Code related to this field of work.
After completion of the course, Heldt tested and passed his power limited technician exam through the Minnesota State Board of Electricity to receive his power limited technician license. Licensure is necessary to layout, design, install and maintain security and fire alarms in Minnesota. Heldt has been with Midwest Security & Fire for three years.
Nisswa at Night planned Thursday
PEQUOT LAKES - The next Nisswa Chamber of Commerce networking event Nisswa at Night is from 5-6:30 p.m. Thursday at Echo Publishing, Pequot Lakes.
Please RSVP by e-mail to email@example.com or call 963-2620.
Emblom-Brenny hosts Friday Morning Coffee
LITTLE FALLS - The Little Falls Area Chamber of Commerce's networking event Friday Morning Coffee is planned from 7:30-9 a.m. Friday at Emblom-Brenny Funeral Services, West Chapel, at 318 West Broadway in Little Falls.
Chamber members, employees and guests are invited.
Accident investigation, OSHA record-keeping seminar planned
A seminar at Central Lakes College in Brainerd will provide instruction on how to conduct effective and useful accident investigations and learn what is required for Occupational Safety and Health Administration record-keeping, what forms to use and other requirements of the standard.
The workshop, presented in the Business and Industry Center by Joe Casey of Casey Safety Consultants, will be from 8 a.m. to noon Jan. 30. Tuition is $65.
Deadline to register is Jan. 23.
For more information, call (800) 933-0346 ext. 8142 or 855-8142.
Course to address safe serving of food to be held at CLC
A course addressing food sanitation and safety will be at 5-9 p.m. Jan. 30 in the Business and Industry Center at Central Lakes College in Brainerd.
This course will meet the requirements for four hours of continuing education for certified food managers. The course will present information on emerging trends in food preparation and handling, sanitation and the prevention of food-borne illness.
Colette Pohlkamp is the instructor. The fee is $70. Deadline to register is Jan. 23.
For more information, call (800) 933-0346 ext. 8142 or 855-8142.
'Why Crop Insurance' program scheduled for CLC's Staples campus
STAPLES - The Central Lakes College campus in Staples will host "Why Crop Insurance," a risk-management snapshot view for 2007, from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.
The informal title of the program is "Marketing 101."
The program will be in the assembly room at the campus, presented by Wayne Miest and Dave Enger of Crop Revenue Management, Inc.
Co-sponsors are the CLC Farm Business Management program and the FBM Club.
Topics include knowing your markets and their basic moves, reviewing types of sales contracts, hedging vs. cash sales, sell and defend strategies, option strategies, ethanol outlook, components of crop revenue, connecting your crop insurance policy to your marketing plan with CRM Market Evaluator and creating a marketing plan.
A question-answer period will be included and lunch will be served.
Admission is $5 per person with free admission to FBM students.
CTC wins marketing awards
Consolidated Telecommunications Co., Brainerd, won two awards for its customer newsletter and for the 2004 annual report, the National Telecommunications Cooperative Association recently announced.
The NTCA honors the year's best work in rural independent telco marketing and public relations through its annual TeleChoice Awards program.
The TeleChoice Awards recognize excellence in NTCA member company annual reports, customer newsletters, print publications and marketing campaigns.
AE2S reconstruction project wins award from N.D. association
Advanced Engineering and Environmental Services Inc., with offices in Brainerd, recently received a "2007 Excellence in Concrete" award in the "Streetscape" category from the North Dakota Ready Mix and Concrete Products Association Inc. for its work on the Langdon Main Street reconstruction project.
The downtown revitalization project consisted of the replacement of water mains, sanitary sewers and storm sewers; the removal and replacement of the street and sidewalks; and streetscape improvements along Langdon's Main Street.
AE2S worked with Concrete Pre-Mix Inc. of Langdon, N.D., and Lindberg Brothers Inc. of Jamestown, N.D., on the project.
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