Business Briefs

Brown graduates from Institute

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, has announced Debra Brown, IOM, Executive Director of the Webster City Area Chamber of Commerce, has graduated from the program and has received the ...

Olerich joins McFarland Clinic WC office

WEBSTER CITY — McFarland Clinic has announced that Angela Olerich, DO, has joined the McFarland Clinic Webster City Office in January. Olerich is from Carroll. Olerich, completed her family medicine residency at the University of Minnesota in Mankato. She received her doctorate of ...

Audit report released for VDMC

For public record, the accounting firm Seim Johnson, LLP released an audit report for Van Diest Medical Center, Webster City, Iowa on Sept. 20, 2016. The Hospital's operating revenue totaled $23,673,408 for the year ended June 30, 2016, a 12.6 percent increase from the prior year. Total ...

New CASA volunteer named for Hamilton Co.

Cheryl Schmitz, a resident of Fort Dodge, is a new  Court Appointed Special Advocate Program volunteer. Schmitz was sworn in by the Honorable Judge Adria Kester on Dec. 16. As a CASA, she will advocate for abused and neglected children in Calhoun, Hamilton, Webster and Pocahontas ...

City employees graduate

City Employees Tim Danielson, superintendent of the water treatment plant and wastewater treatment plant, Beth Chelesvig, administrative services director and Kent Harfst, recreation and public grounds director/assistant city manager, recently graduated from the Certified Public Manager program ...

Hensley named Young Professional of Year Award

Jordan Hensley, chief executive officer of Peoples Credit Union, was recognized by the Iowa Credit Union League with the 2016 Young Professional of the Year Award for furthering the credit union philosophy of "people helping people" every day by being a voice for the credit union movement.This ...

Hy-Vee honors Webster City employees for service milestones

WEST?DES?MOINES- More than 2,600 Hy-Vee Inc. employees will be honored this month for their years of providing helpful smiles and dedication to the company.Each year, employees from across Hy-Vee's eight-state region gather together at a series of Service Award Dinners, which celebrate ...

Carter joins sales staff at Webster City Auto

Chad Carter has recently joined the sales staff at Webster City Auto Center. Carter is a longtime resident of the Webster City area where he lives with his wife Krystel and their children Courtney, Zane, Dominique, Collen and Ryder. Carter said he is excited to begin his career with Webster ...

Williams, Jackson join staff at First State Bank

Kristen Williams joins the First State Bank staff in Webster City as a Credit Administration Specialist. She is a new member of the Webster City Community where she currently resides with her boyfriend Beau Crystal (Webster City), her dog Holden and cat Quinn. Williams is a graduate of Forest ...

Blinkowski joins Maharry Family Dentistry

Dr. Daniel Blinkowski, D.D.S., will begin at Maharry Family Dentistry in early October. He will be at the office every Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.Blinkowski specializes in IV sedation for the comfort of his patients. He is one of few dentists in the central Iowa region to offer this ...

Fareway Stores Golf Classic raises $78,000 for MDA

DES?MOINES Fareway Stores, Inc. recently partnered with the Muscular Dystrophy Association to host the 6th Annual Fareway Stores MDA Golf Classic at the Tournament Club of Iowa in Polk City. The event raised over $78,000 for MDA of Iowa, making it the best year for the golf tournament. Funds ...

Kruger graduates from advanced curriculm fellowship program

WEST?DES?MOINES - Registered Nurse Practitioner Alissa Kruger, A.R.N.P., N.P.C., recently graduated from the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) Advanced Curriculum Fellowship Program. Kruger completed the program in less than one year. She is the only provider in Iowa to have completed this ...

Haman joins the team at First State Bank

Melody Haman joined the First State Bank staff in Webster City in April of 2016 as the Human Resources Assistant. She is a 2011 graduate of Southeast Webster Grand High School and a 2015 graduate of Iowa State University with a Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management with a concentration ...

Iowa Specialty Hospitals welcomes new OB/GYN

CLARION?- Iowa Specialty Hospitals and Clinics have welcomed Carlos Rodriguez, MD. Rodriguez specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology including high risk obstetrics, laparoscopic surgery, and the treatment of diseases affecting women.He is board certified with the American Board of Obstetrics ...

Grand opening set

Darlene Johnson's Tax Service and Waddell & Reed Financial Advisors are having a grand opening celebration on June 25 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be door prizes, drawings, games and grilled food available. The location is 1724 Superior St. in Webster City.

Andy Hejlik receives AIF designation

Andy Hejlik of KHI Financial Solutions has been awarded the Accredited Investment Fiduciary (AIF) designation from the Center for Fiduciary Studies (the Center), the standards-setting body for fi360. The AIF designation signifies specialized knowledge of fiduciary responsibility and the ...

Orton receives her health insurance license

Mady Orton, of KHI Financial Solutions, has recently received her health insurance license from the State of Iowa. Mady is an Executive Assistant in the Webster City office. Her main responsibilities include handling the processes pertaining to transferring, distributing, and contributing to ...

Brandt achieves Circle of Success recognition

Jeffrey W. Brandt, a Private Wealth Advisor with Ameriprise Financial, has qualified for the company's Circle of Success annual recognition program and will be honored for this achievement in 2016.To earn this achievement, Brandt established himself as one of the company's top advisors by ...

Andy Hejlik attends state NAIFA convention in May

Andy Hejlik of KHI Financial Solutions attended the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors annual state convention in Cedar Rapids on May 5-6.Hejlik participated in educational workshops as well as legislative activities designed to enhance and improve the insurance and ...

Orton joins the staff of KHI Financial Solutions

Mady Orton has recently joined the staff of KHI Financial Solutions. Mady is the new Executive Assistant in the Webster City office.She assists with duties pertaining to any financial service including processing, handling, and submitting applications, and any account transfers, contributions, ...