Category: Business Matters

Red River Co-Op Power Hosts Annual Meeting

Halstad, MN — Red River Valley Co-Op Power held their annual meeting on the afternoon of Thursday, March 18th. The meeting was held virtually on YourLiveEvent.com and featured a seating of the directors, financial report, and an update from Red River Co-Op Power CEO Rich Whitcomb. During his report, Whitcomb previewed a number of the…
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March 22, 2021 0

New Car Wash, Dog Wash, & Fuel Island in Development in Ada

Ada, MN — A new state-of-the-art car wash, a dog wash, and a fuel island are in the works in the city of Ada. Drive along Highway 9 just north of 200 and you’ll see the very beginning stages of the development. Owner Nic Prothero, who owns Wild Rice Seed and Insurance, recently purchased the…
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March 4, 2021 0

Ada EDA Revolving Loan Fund Expands Guidelines to Assist with COVID Recovery

Ada, MN — Through 2020 and early 2021, there have been a number of grant and loan opportunities for businesses to take advantage of to help offset losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But as those offerings dry up, the Ada EDA wants local businesses to know that they still will have low-interest loans available…
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February 19, 2021 0

Business Matters 1-20-21

Milt Lee from Lee Bros Sales Ada, MN was the guest on January 20th, 2021. Lee Bros Sales celebrated their 46th anniversary on this date in 1975.


January 21, 2021 0

MLBA Responds to Reopening of In-Person Dining

St. Paul, MN — Starting this coming Monday, bars and restaurants will be allowed to reopen to indoor dining for the first time since mid-November. They’ll be limited to half capacity or a max of 150 patrons, forced to close by 10pm, and follow a number of other social distancing measures. Tony Chesak, Executive Director…
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January 8, 2021 0

ReOpen MN Coalition Bands Businesses Together in Reopening Despite Governor’s Orders

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (12/9/20) Minnesota — A group of Minnesota businesses forced to close are banding together to stand up against Governor Walz, and many of which are planning to reopen regardless if he lefts his shutdown of indoor dining, gyms, movie theaters, bowling alleys, and other businesses impacted by his ban on social…
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December 9, 2020 0

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July 21, 2020 0