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VIEWPOINT: Profitable community banking in any economy

February 2, 2012 in Prairie Business Magazine

I am frequently asked by peers in the business about Ultima Bank Minnesota’s (UBM) superior financial performance. Continue Reading

COVER STORY: Economic Development

February 2, 2012 in Prairie Business Magazine

Connecting a region to the global network Continue Reading

COMPANY SPOTLIGHT – Martinson Insurance Agency

February 2, 2012 in Prairie Business Magazine

Growing with the Alexandria, Minn., community
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LEADERSHIP/MANAGEMENT:Open door & open books opens up opportunities

February 2, 2012 in Prairie Business Magazine

In the Wall Street Journal Guide to Management, Alan Murray states that, “leadership is less about your needs, and more about the needs of the people and the organization you are leading.” Continue Reading

ENERGY: Ethanol blender pumps growing in numbers

February 2, 2012 in Prairie Business Magazine

Blender pumps offering consumers a variety of ethanol-blend fuels are growing in numbers across the Dakotas and Minnesota. Continue Reading

Picking Partners

February 2, 2012 in Prairie Business Magazine

It has been said “You can not do good business with bad partners”, and for the most part this is found to be true. Continue Reading

COMMUNITY SPOTLIGHT – Grand Forks/East Grand Forks

February 2, 2012 in Prairie Business Magazine

Working together to build two communities Continue Reading

COVER STORY: Marketing

February 2, 2012 in Prairie Business Magazine

Traditional marketing still has its place Continue Reading

SALES/MARKETING: Developing, maintaining relationships at heart of marketing UND Unmanned Aircraft Systems

February 2, 2012 in Prairie Business Magazine

There have been specialized advertisements, videos, media campaigns and presentations to governmental bodies and private businesses. Continue Reading

SOUTH DAKOTA: Accelerator program assists entrepreneurs

February 2, 2012 in Prairie Business Magazine

Entrepreneurs launching a new business will find a wealth of resources and mentorship in the South Dakota Technology Business Center’s Accelerator program. Continue Reading