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Business Briefs

Larsen named associate appraiser

Farmers National Co., a leading farm and ranch management company, is pleased to announce that Kyle Larsen, of Humboldt, has joined the company as an associate appraiser. He has a bachelor’s degree in animal science with a minor in food safety from Iowa State University in Ames. He is also ...

Mulroney elected Lions district governor

Mike Mulroney, a member of the Fort Dodge Noon Lions Club, was elected on April 6, to be 2024-2025 district governor of District 9 NW of Multiple District 9. He has been a member of Fort Dodge Noon Lions Club for 12 years and served as club president before being elected district governor ...

Shimkat gets Rand Fisher Award

The eighth annual Iowa Rural Summit included a special recognition of six rural leaders, including Lisa Shimkat, of Fort Dodge. Shimkat was honored for her leadership of Iowa’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) network and her statewide commitment to economic development. The ...

Kent named a Best-in-State Wealth Advisor by Forbes

Edward Jones financial advisor Ryan Kent, of Fort Dodge, was named among the 2024 Best-in-State Wealth Advisors by Forbes and SHOOK Research. This is his second time being named to this prestigious list. Kent ranked No. 53 in Iowa. He has served area investors for the past nine years. “I ...

Intern breakfast offers opportunity to network

ALGONA — The Kossuth/Palo Alto County Economic Development Corporation will provide interns a networking opportunity during its 25th annual Intern Breakfast beginning at 7:30 a.m. May 29 at the Columbia Events Center. The Intern Breakfast allows interns a chance to become acquainted with ...