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Memorial Day with Big Ideas

As Memorial Day and the weekend approaches, we reflect on those who have given their lives so that we could live with more opportunity. Memorial Day is often a time of furniture sales, annual car liquidation events, and trips to the lake for the weekend. While we enjoy those past times, with half of our

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Our own Briana featured on Motortrend’s Bitchin’ Boot Camp

We want to congratulate Briana Huhn for her awesome performance on the internationally streamed show: Bitchin’ Boot Camp! Of over 2,000 applicants, Briana was selected for the final 12. Check out how far she made it! Watch the full series: Q&A with Briana: Why is this important: The entire experience was important to me for

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Protective plexiglass barriers in high demand

See video here:    By Kelsey Barchenger | April 30, 2020 at 1:42 PM CDT – Updated April 30 at 1:42 PM NEW ULM, Minn. (KEYC) – Many local businesses are looking for ways to stay operational while keeping their workers safe, and that has some companies turning to glass shops for help. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the

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