Spiral Brewery

  “Wouldn’t that be cool?” These four words are what sparked the beginning of Spiral Brewery – a craft microbrewery in Hastings, MN. The brainchild of husband and wife, Nick and Amy Fox, and Nick’s sister, Jen Fox, Spiral Brewery was built on the foundation of two of the family’s passions: craft beer and their…

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Tri-State Truck Wash

    15-year-old Jason Johnson saw working at Tri-State Truck Wash as nothing more than a part-time job. His mother, Janice Hoefker, had just began working as a general manager for the business as the current owners were working to expand into North Dakota. Janice operated the business for over 15 years until purchasing it…

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Success Story: MPQ, Inc. (Qdoba Franchise)

  Mark Miller has been interested in the fast food and restaurant business for as long as he can remember. From a manager of the local Burger King in his hometown of New Ulm, MN to being franchisees of Papa Murphy’s in Willmar, MN with his wife, Leigh, Mark continued to share his passion with…

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Success Story: Brownmed, Inc.

Brownmed Inc

Spirit Lake, IA Brownmed, Inc., led by Dr. Ivan E. Brown, Jr., is a global medical device manufacturing company that recently obtained a SBA 504 loan through Prairieland EDC, which aided in the expansion of Brownmed’s manufacturing space at their Spirit Lake location. The total financing was a collaborative effort between Prairieland EDC, Northwest Bank,…

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Success Stories: Earthly Delights Limited DBA State Properties

Earthly Delights Theatre

Hutchinson, Minnesota Miles (Red) and Linda McMonagle Earthly Delights Limited dba State Properties is a historic movie theatre located in the heart of downtown Hutchinson. In 2003, Red and Linda purchased the property and started their renovation project. Today, the theatres main focus is second run films with three theatres and seating for nearly 700…

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Success Story: Red Rock Chiropractic Center

Redrock Chiro Office

Lamberton, Minnesota Dr. Kyle and Kari Pankonin Red Rock Chiropractic Center is a state of the art facility that provides primary care and chiropractic services to people of all ages. Since opening in 2000, the practice continues to grow in patient numbers, number of services and collections. Red Rock Chiropractic Center offers integrated and expanded…

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Success Story: Midwest Fire Equipment & Repair Company

Midwest Fire Van

Luverne, Minnesota Midwest Fire Equipment & Repair Company, located in the southwest industrial park in Luverne, was purchased by Sarah Atchison, along with family members Lyle and Jane Gessell, with collaborative financing assistance from The First National Bank in Sioux Falls, Prairieland EDC, Southwest Initiative Foundation and the Southwest Regional Development Commission. Proceeds from these…

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