Business Briefs

Hough will offer care at KRHC

ALGONA — Northwest Iowa Bone, Joint and Sports Surgeons will be offering care at Kossuth Regional Health Center in Algona, with care provided by Dr. Jason Hough. Hough, a native of Emmetsburg, has been a part of Northwest Iowa Bone and Joint since 2006. He graduated from Des Moines ...

KHI hires Arlaban

Kim Arlaban recently joined the staff of KHI Solutions as an agency support specialist. Her main responsibility will be helping support the agent and the client teams within the agency. Arlaban will assist by maintaining database changes, client and agent customer service, ...

Tepfer joins KHI

Jan Tepfer recently joined the staff of KHI Solutions as their new concierge. She is part of the administration team, which provides support and service for both their locally-based clients and their independent agents statewide. Tepfer’s main responsibility will be to help direct ...

UnityPoint Clinic welcomes Dr. Ilceski

UnityPoint Clinic OB/GYN is proud to welcome Dr. David Ilceski, to our team of experienced and dedicated physicians. Ilceski received his undergraduate degree from Brock University, Ontario, Canada, and went on to receive his medical degree from St. George’s University, St. George’s, ...

Hy-Vee, Pinky Swear fundraise for children with cancer

WEST DES MOINES — Hy-Vee, Inc., in partnership with Pinky Swear Foundation, a national charitable organization that supports children with cancer and their families, announced today that its register round-up fundraising event will be held on Aug. 1-18 at Hy-Vee’s more than 260 stores. ...

UnityPoint Clinic welcomes Dillon

UnityPoint Clinic Family Medicine — Walk-In, formerly Urgent Care, is proud to welcome Amberlyn Dillon, physician assisant, to our team of experienced and dedicated providers. Dillon received her undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah. She went on to receive her ...

Redmond joins UnityPoint clinic

UnityPoint Clinic Family Medicine — Second Avenue North is proud to welcome Kelsey Redmond, advanced registered nurse practioner, to our team of experienced and dedicated providers. Redmond received her undergraduate degree from St. Ambrose University in Davenport and went on to receive ...

Access Systems earns high ranking worldwide

WAUKEE — Access Systems has been named as one of the world’s premier managed service providers on the prestigious 12th-annual Channel Futures MSP 501 rankings. Every year, MSPs worldwide complete an extensive survey and application to report their product offerings, growth rates, annual ...

Dr. Wallace honored with award

Dr. Kelli Wallace, along with her staff at the Webster County Family Planning Clinic, were twice nominated and recently honored as a Triple A Recipient by the BEE Inspired CAPP program. The Triple A award recipient is an individual who is deemed to be an approachable adult in the community ...

Hy-Vee, Variety to give bikes to children in need

WEST DES MOINES — Hy-Vee in partnership with Variety — the Children’s Charity, a national charitable organization that improves the lives of children in need, announced that its Petals for Pedals fundraising event will take place through July 30 across more than 250 Hy-Vee stores. ...

FDSH grad completes otology program

Dr. Hallie (Lehman) Baker, a 2005 Fort Dodge Senior High graduate, completed her fellowship program in otology and neurotology with the Paparella Ear Head and Neck Institute in Minneapolis on June 30, 2019. She will continue her surgical practice at Freeman Ear, Nose, and Throat center, with ...

McCrary Rost Clinic welcomes Halbur

LAKE CITY — The medical staff at McCrary Rost Clinic welcomes Liz Halbur, physician assistant. Halbur, an East Sac County High School graduate, will begin seeing patients at McCrary Rost Clinic in Gowrie and Lake City this month. Halbur began her career as a certified nursing assistant, ...

UnityPoint At Home office transitions

LAKE CITY — UnityPoint At Home Homecare and Hospice has transitioned to Storm Lake and Fort Dodge as the home office for leadership and administrative support. That included the closing of the Lake City office space for home care and hospice. Any new hospice referrals residing in the ...

Allers inaugurated as president of NCARB

Terry L. Allers, FAIA, NCARB, Hon. FCARM, was inaugurated as the president of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards at its Centennial Annual Business Meeting. As president, Allers will lead the organization that supports the 55 U.S. architectural licensing boards in their ...

O’Brion joins Smitty’s Lawn and Landscape

Joey O’Brion, of Fort Dodge, has joined Smitty’s Lawn and Landscape, 2305 Second Ave. N, as a lawn and landscape associate. O’Brion said he prides himself on his attention to detail. “I love the fact that I get the opportunity to see the before and after effect on a job well ...

Steburger’s recognized for its hot dogs

Steburger’s, the Fort Dodge restaurant that serves burgers, coneys, and ice cream, was recently listed as one of the best places in the country to enjoy a hot dog. Taste of Home, an American food magazine, listed Steburger’s in its article titled “The best hot dogs in every ...

Allers honored for architectural achievements

Terry L. Allers, 2018-19 National Council of Architectural Registration Boards president-elect, was elevated to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects in February. This fellowship recognizes architects for their individual achievements and their contributions to ...

Fort Dodge’s Read interns at REG

AMES — Brady Read, of Fort Dodge, began a 12-week internship on May 20 with Renewable Energy Group (REG). Read is an agricultural business student at Iowa State University. He is working as an operations control team analytics intern this summer. REG offers a comprehensive internship ...

Fort Dodge native named city manager in Texas

Eric Ellwanger, a Fort Dodge native, was recently named city manager of Allen, Texas. His appointment was approved June 11. Ellwanger was hired as assistant to city manager in 2012 before being promoted assistant city manager in 2014. He holds a Master of Public Administration from ...

Faiferlick to offer defensive tactics program

Justin Faiferlick is a certified instructor for Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Survival Tactics. GST is Gracie University’s specialized Defensive Tactics (DT) program for military and law enforcement professionals. It is built on the three “truths:” 1) The bad guy always has the ambush advantage, ...