Business

by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times An NYA mom with an eye for sales and savings is looking to making an impact on the NYA retail community. Michelle Simons opened Michelle’s Thrift and More on Oct. 1 and business has been great so far. Originally from the Hollywood Township area, Simons graduated from Watertown-Mayer High School [...]

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As a seasonal business that’s open only a limited number of weekends out of the year, the Heart & Home Boutique in Waconia Township has proven to be a winner, consistently drawing a wide range of customers who travel near and far to browse the boutique’s wide assortment of handcrafted gifts and other items. Owned [...]

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From the Noid to now, Domino’s Pizza has been a part of the Waconia community for many years. In fact, the business, owned by Richard Dupont of Waconia, is celebrating its 25th anniversary this week. “The day we opened was the day there was an earthquake in the Bay Area during the World Series, so [...]

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One of the newest businesses in Waconia is Keepers of Waconia, a new general merchandise and discount store located at 225 West 1st Street in Waconia. Keepers of Waconia is owned by Betty Covington-Nego and managed by Gary Richardson. The store officially opened on Sept. 13, 2014. The family-owned business is a start-up that has [...]

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RE/MAX Homes’ 2nd annual The Sanctuary Health and Wellness Fundraiser garnered $2,128 for the Tim Orth Memorial Foundation to help west central Minnesota families with their children’s medical expenses. Donations from the Sept. 6 event increased 300 percent from the first year. RE/MAX Homes broker/owners Tim and Michaelee Jenkins hosted the event at their office [...]

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Daniel J. Harris, a Private Wealth Advisor with Ameriprise Financial, qualified for and attended the 2014 National Conference, which was held in Boston, Mass. While at the conference, advisors shared best practices with peers and focused on how they can continue to serve clients’ needs with the most current and effective strategies, products, and solutions. [...]

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