The Lonsdale City Council recently approved a floor plan for a City Hall expansion and remodeling project scheduled to begin this July.
It’s been eight years since Sean Hebel moved from Wisconsin to Lonsdale to farm with his father-in-law, Jeff Docken, and the changes haven’t stopped since.
Harold Kuchinka began selling insurance for a simple reason: he needed a job. He now admits it’s one of the most exciting things he’s ever done.
Amazing Business lists nine ways networking improves business marketing: generation of referrals/increased business, opportunities, connections, advice, raising your profile, positive influence, increased confidence, satisfaction from helping others and friendship.
Anything an animal needs is within view when customers set foot in the Lonsdale Feed Mill. Thanks to the business’ recent expansion, pet feed, bedding and an assortment of other products are out of hiding.
The Tri-City United Lonsdale Elementary School gym attracted a diverse crowd of parents, children, seniors and adults of all ages at the Lonsdale Chamber Business Showcase and first annual job fair.
The Lonsdale City Council approved a number of items at the Thursday, Feb. 22 meeting agenda, among them a new city attorney and adjusting requirements for the Lift Station No. 1 decommissioning contractor.
Peanuts, boiled and fried, are rare finds in the Midwest. But Tootie Martin wants Minnesotans to enjoy the snack he ate while growing up in Florida, and a commercial kitchen in Lonsdale makes his mission more obtainable.
Country Heat, PiYo, Turbo Kick and POUND Rockout classes are new opportunities in Lonsdale’s Fit on Main Studio thanks to certified fitness instructors Tracy Langeberg, Loree Valek, and Lynnea Daleiden.
Seventy-eight attendees gathered at Lakeside Supper Club in Montgomery Tuesday evening for the annual Chamber dinner, which included a meal, beer and wine pull, trivia, drawings, speakers and a comedy routine.
With the Lonsdale Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner coming up Jan. 23, Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Shanna Gutzke-Kupp has the timeline for the evening planned out in full.
Thanks to Dr. Wendy Whitney’s new Pet Stop Veterinary Clinic, Lonsdale pets receive the necessary care without venturing out of town.
When Claudia Otto opened her Taste of Lonsdale business in mid-November without advertising beforehand, people drove past the restaurant and came back after noticing the ‘open’ sign.
A soft opening of Michelle’s Coffee Café on 107 Main St. attracted customers eager to try specialty drinks, pastries and build-your-own deli sandwiches Dec. 26.
Clear skies the morning of Tuesday, Dec. 19 allowed for ideal weather conditions when the Makado Senior Living Development Opportunities Firm and Augustana Care broke ground at 1101 First Street SE in New Prague.
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development recently gave notice of a $2 million dollar competitive grant that, if awarded, could fund housing developments in Lonsdale.
While a recent report on 2016 municipal liquor sales shows a significant decrease in profits for Lonsdale Liquors from 2016, the city’s administrator and the store manager say good business decisions are the reason for the downturn.
Lisa Skluzacek, one of REAL Trends’ Best Real Estate Agents of Minnesota 2017, knew she won the award in October when she found it sitting on her desk at work.
Michael Wallin, the new owner of Lonsdale Country Market, is no stranger to the meat business. His parents, Pat and Anne Wallin, owned the shop for the past 38 years.
Carolyn Korba, assistant manager of Lonsdale Liquor for the past 10 years, heard plenty of well wishes from customers Tuesday, Oct. 31, her last day on the job before retiring.
Crisp fall weather accompanied Lonsdale Crawl participants from business to business Thursday evening as they collected passport signatures and wore pink in support those with breast cancer and survivors.
Due to ambiguous terminology in a city ordinance from 2015, Lonsdale city leaders approved a new ordinance to clarify standards for new homes in the city.
Downtown business owners want the city to know they’re concerned about the impact roadwork planned for next spring and summer with have on their operations.
Taste of Lonsdale, an up-and-coming eatery in the building formerly known as Treats of Lonsdale, is a work in progress with plenty of promises and surprises for the community.
An investigator with the state Department of Commerce is alleging a Lonsdale Realtor played an intricate shell game with a client, fraudulently obtained a mortgage and deliberately falsified documents to get a better interest rate.
In the countryside bordering the cities of Lonsdale, Montgomery and New Prague, between the fields filled with corn and beans, there lies a farm with a strikingly different crop.
Sugar Mama Bakery, owned by Wendy Anderson, was a sweet place to meet for a tasty treat and cup of coffee in Lonsdale. This week, however, customers discovered the business located at 140 Main St. N closed and the building now sits empty.
The transition has taken a year, and now Minnesota Millwork and Fixtures is in position to set its innovative business plan into motion.
Mackenthun’s Fine Foods was named one of this year’s National Standard Top Workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune.
Hard work, attention to detail, and a willingness to accept change have all played a role in the success of the Whistle Stop Tavern & Grill in Lonsdale.
Members of the Lonsdale area business community had a chance to network and share on Thursday evening at the Chamber After-Hours event hosted by the local branch of Frandsen Bank & Trust.
City leaders and guests officially welcomed Mindak Commercial Construction to Lonsdale on Friday afternoon, with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony organized by the Lonsdale Chamber of Commerce. An open house was also held at the business located at 130 Delaware Street SE to invite the public in to m…
It was the perfect combination of assorted vendors, spring-like temperatures and an accommodating facility that made the 14th annual Lonsdale Showcase one to remember.
Two guys with a lot of experience in the construction industry decided to create something of their own − a commercial construction company. They are now the owners of Mindak Commercial Construction, the newest business to open in Lonsdale.
The Lonsdale area business community shared an informative and entertaining night out last week when they met for the Lonsdale Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner.
She’s no stranger to winning awards, and on Tuesday, Jan. 31, Garci Crouch, owner of Pet Perfect Grooming, happily added the plaque to her wall for being chosen as the 2016 Lonsdale Business of the Year.
The glow of holiday lights will be shining bright in downtown Lonsdale as shop owners take part in the city’s first Downtown Lighting Contest, organized by Kristen Glockner with assistance from the Lonsdale Chamber of Commerce.