Business Briefs

Pruismanns honored by Thrivent Financial

BLAIRSBURG Marlin Pruismann, CFP, ChFC, CLU, FIC, RICP, a financial consultant, and Andrea Pruismann, CFP , CLTC, CCPS, a financial consultant, with the Heartland Group of Thrivent Financial, have qualified for the Pinnacle Council conference by providing outstanding financial guidance, ...

New CFO named at Hagie Manufacturing

CLARION - Hagie Mfg., an industry leading manufacturer of agricultural application equipment, today announced the appointment of Derek Stocking as Chief Financial Officer/CFO.With over a decade of experience in the banking industry, Stocking brings a wealth of financial expertise and applied ...

Webster City natives promoted at Hy-Vee

WEST DES MOINES - Webster City natives Rob Eslick and Craig Clasen have been promoted at Hy-Vee Inc.Eslick has been promoted to district vice president of Hy-Vee's southwest district. Eslick began his career with Hy-Vee in Webster City in 1981 before becoming store director of the Fairmont, ...

Hackbarth joins Webster City Auto Center as sales manager

Mike Hackbarth was recently hired as the sales manager of Webster City Auto Center.Hackbarth, of Eagle Grove, said he's worked in car sales since 2010. He joined the team at Webster City Auto Center on Jan. 5. Hackbarth said he's enjoyed his time at the business, located at 129 Second Street in ...

New management at Southfield apartments

Webster City resident, Nicole (Niki) Kumm began her duties as Southfield Independent & Assisted Living Apartment Manager January 5th. She had previously spent eleven years employed as dental hygienist at Dr. Smith's Dental Office in Webster City. Niki and her husband, Jim, have two ...

Dr. Michaela Stenger reopens private practice in Webster City

Dr. Michaela Stenger, LISW, has reopened her private practice in Webster City after a 20 year absence.Her office is located at 914 Willson Ave., Webster City, and shares space with Dr. Joseph Latella. She can be reached at 1-877-684-3445.Stenger's undergraduate degree and first Master's degree ...

Inspection finds zero deficiencies at Southfield

Aristotle once said, "We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit." That's why Southfield Wellness Community, owned by ABCM Corporation, is proud to announce the results of their state survey at the Independent and Assisted Living Apartments. They received what the ...

Jean Eells receives state award

Jean Eells of Hamilton County received the Division of Soil Conservation Award at the 68th Annual Iowa Soil and Water Conservation Districts Commissioners Conference at the Sheraton Hotel in West Des Moines.Eells has served as a Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation District commissioner ...

Iowa Specialty Hospital named a top workplace

CLARION- Iowa Specialty Hospital has announced that it has been selected as one of Iowa's Top 100 Workplaces.The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback. The employee survey is conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a leading research firm on organizational health and ...

Seneca Foundry selected as one of Iowa’s top workplaces

Seneca Foundry Inc. has announced that it has been selected as one of Iowa's Top Workplaces as a Workplace Achiever.The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on employee feedback. The employee survey is conducted by WorkplaceDynamics, LLP, a leading research firm on organizational health ...

Southfield earns five-star ranking

For the first time in Southfield Wellness Community history, the Webster City care center owned and operated by ABCM Corporation, has achieved the coveted Five Star National Nursing Home Ranking. Every care center in the United States is evaluated by the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid ...

WC pharmacist to be featured in State Fair booth

Life-size photographs of recent University of Iowa graduates who are living and working in Iowa communities will grace the walls of the UI's exhibit at the Iowa State Fair Aug. 7 to 17 in Des Moines.The photos, taken by UI photographer Bill Adams, are part of the UI's "University for IOWA" ...

Stenger provides services to children, adults at YSS

Dr. Michaela Stenger, an independently licensed clinical social worker with a PsyD in Clinical Psychology, is providing mental health assessments and therapy for children, individuals, couples and families in the Ames and Webster City Offices.Stenger also provides clinical supervision to ...

New Extension field agronomist is named

AMES - Angela Rieck-Hinz is the new extension field agronomist for north central Iowa. She brings expertise in crop production and protection to this position, which serves a nine-county area. Farmers, agribusiness and ag partners have worked with Rieck-Hinz in her previous Iowa State ...

Webster City graduate promoted to CEO

PEKIN, Ill. Mark Beemer was recently promoted to president and CEO of Aventine Renewable Energy Holdings Inc., Pekin, Illinois. He joined the company as acting president in 2012, with responsibilities encompassing corporate turnaround and leadership, strategic planning, capital expenditures, ...

Jeffrey W. Brandt earns membership in Ameriprise Diamond Ring Club

Jeffrey W. Brandt, a private wealth advisor with Ameriprise Financial, has earned membership in the company's Diamond Ring Club.Advisors earn this prestigious distinction by achieving years of consistently high performance that includes an exceptional commitment to financial planning and ...

Taylor Knuth joins FSB staff

Taylor Knuth has joined First State Bank staff in Webster City in the accounting services department as an operations specialist.The Johnston High School graduate has a degree in Accounting from Iowa State University. Prior to joining the First State Bank staff she worked as a Tax Associate at ...

Brandt earns membership in Diamond Ring Club

Jeffrey W. Brandt, a private wealth advisor with Ameriprise Financial, has earned membership in the company's Diamond Ring Club.Advisors earn this prestigious distinction by achieving years of consistently high performance that includes an exceptional commitment to financial planning and ...