Hometown Business Connection: Design and Wine
Hometown Business Connection: Design and Wine

Laura Doyen was inspired to open her Wine and Design workshop in North Mankato when a family visit included a trip to an interactive art event in Rochester.

Hometown Business Connection: Tune Town
Hometown Business Connection: Tune Town

Tune Town in Old Town Mankato is growing, thanks to good old fashioned analog.

Ryan Gustafson
Hometown Business Connection: Kato Insurance
Hometown Business Connection: Kato Insurance

Connect Business Magazine's Lisa Cownie talks with Kato Insurance's Scott Michaletz.

Hometown Business Connection: Wilcon Construction
Hometown Business Connection: Wilcon Construction

As part of our partnership with Connect  Business Magazine, Lisa Cownie sits down with owner Bill Frietag.

Ryan Gustafson
Hometown Business Connection: Blinds and More
Hometown Business Connection: Blinds and More

 In this installment of Hometown Business Connection, Lisa Cownie sits down with Blinds and More owner Brook Devenport.   

Mitch Keegan
Hometown Business Connection: Davis Comfort Systems
Hometown Business Connection: Davis Comfort Systems

Tom Davis started Davis Comfort Systems back in 1999.

Mitch Keegan
Hometown Business Connection: Wilcon Construction
Hometown Business Connection: Wilcon Construction

As part of our partnership with Connect  Business Magazine, Lisa Cownie sits down with owner Bill Frietag.

Ryan Gustafson
Hometown Business Connection: Blinds and More
Hometown Business Connection: Blinds and More

 In this installment of Hometown Business Connection, Lisa Cownie sits down with Blinds and More owner Brook Devenport.   

Mitch Keegan
Hometown Business Connection: Davis Comfort Systems
Hometown Business Connection: Davis Comfort Systems

Tom Davis started Davis Comfort Systems back in 1999.

Mitch Keegan
Hometown Business Connection: Vanderberg Clean
Hometown Business Connection: Vanderberg Clean

Mankato cleaning is a family tradition for Josh Vanderberg.

Lisa Cownie
Hometown Business Connection: Militello Motors
Hometown Business Connection: Militello Motors

Fairmont car dealership running strong after 40 years.

Lisa Cownie
Hometown Business Connection: Kroubetz Lakeside Campers
Hometown Business Connection: Kroubetz Lakeside Campers

Lake Crystal RV sales making happy campers for decades.

Hometown Business Connections: Williams Diamond Center
Hometown Business Connections: Williams Diamond Center

For July 2017's Hometown Business Connection, we bring you the story of a local, family-owned business that has truly been a shining example of success in our community for more than 30 years.

Mitch Keegan
Hometown Business Connection: Drummer's Garden Center
Hometown Business Connection: Drummer's Garden Center

Garden Center thriving after starting from scratch 27 years ago.

Lisa Cownie
Ballman Roofing & Coating Comes From Good Roots
Ballman Roofing & Coating Comes From Good Roots

For this Hometown Business Connection, we feature a man who has grown his one-person shop into a 31 employee roofing business based in Kasota. Mark Ballman had pretty lofty dreams when he began his business 9 years ago...starting out with just himself...he hired four part-timers for his first project...that now seems small compared to what was in store for him.

Y Barbers Thriving Since 1904
Y Barbers Thriving Since 1904

Y barbers has been helping our community look good since 1904. 

Hometown Business Connection: Schmidt's Meat Market
Hometown Business Connection: Schmidt's Meat Market

Schmidt's Meat Market in Nicollet will celebrate 70 years of family ownership in 2017.

Hometown Business Connection: NetMedix
Hometown Business Connection: NetMedix

Wolters brothers chose to grow their business in their hometown of Lake Crystal.

Lisa Cownie
Hometown Business Connection: Jake's Stadium Pizza
Hometown Business Connection: Jake's Stadium Pizza

The family-owned pizzeria celebrates 45 years in Mankato coming up in April.

Lisa Cownie
Hometown Business Connection: Austin's Auto Repair Center
Hometown Business Connection: Austin's Auto Repair Center

They started in rented space in a gas station along Madison Avenue 38 years ago. They've moved and grown since then, and they remain a driving force in our community. In Partnership with Connect Business Magazine, KEYC News 12 brings you the story of Austin's Auto Repair.   

Lisa Cownie
Hometown Business Connection: August Schell Brewing Company
Hometown Business Connection: August Schell Brewing Company

The Family operates Schell's Brewery and KEYC News 12, along with Connect Business Magazine highlights them tonight in our Hometown Business Connection. 

Lisa Cownie

Connect 

Hometown Business Connection: Happy Dan's
Hometown Business Connection: Happy Dan's

At one time there were a half dozen or so Happy Dan's Convenience Stores located in the Mankato area, now there is only one. It's a daily destination for many as it sits on the Corner of Victory and Hoffman.

Lisa Cownie
Hometown Business Connection: Discover Chiropractic
Hometown Business Connection: Discover Chiropractic

They are known as Dr. C and Dr. B around the community. Combining their passion for chiropractic care with community service to build their business over the last 8 years. 

Lisa Cownie
Hometown Business Connection: F/X Fusion
Hometown Business Connection: F/X Fusion

This week's Hometown Business Connection features a Mankato company that stitches together forward thinking fashion and business techniques while adding to the fabric of our community. 

Lisa Cownie
Hometown Business Connection: C&S Supply
Hometown Business Connection: C&S Supply

In this week’s Hometown Business Connection we partner with Connect Business Magazine to bring you the story of C&S Supply. 

Lisa Cownie
Hometown Business Connection: Brunton Architects
Hometown Business Connection: Brunton Architects

In our KEYC News 12 - Connect Business Magazine Hometown Business Connection we feature a firm that has been an integral part of the region's growth over the last decade, literally helping area businesses grow from the ground up. Lisa Cownie introduces us to Brunton Architects.

Lisa Cownie
Hometown Business Connection: Orthopedic and Fracture Clinic
Hometown Business Connection: Orthopedic and Fracture Clinic

For 59 years, the Orthopedic and Fracture Clinic has been serving southern Minnesota. As you can imagine, with the ever changing health care industry, OFC has had to adapt and reinvent itself from time to time. 

Lisa Cownie
Hometown Business Connection: Snell Motors
Hometown Business Connection: Snell Motors

It's gone through several name and location changes, but one thing hasn't changed since the company, now known as Snell Motors, was founded in 1974, is its commitment to community.

Lisa Cownie
Hometown Business Connection;Thriveon
Hometown Business Connection;Thriveon

Judy Bloedow remembers her son Sam taking computers apart and putting them back together again at a very young age.   

Lisa Cownie
Hometown Business Connection: Taylor Corporation
Hometown Business Connection: Taylor Corporation

Headquartered in North Mankato, Taylor Corporation is one of the largest privately held companies in the United States. It now encompasses more than 80 subsidiaries worldwide and has more than 12,000 employees. 

Lisa Cownie

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