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John Schmidt takes over at Alliance Bank’s Hanska branch

He still has customers at the Alliance Bank branches in Courtland and Madelia, but for John Schmidt, Hanska is now his main office. Schmidt began his career with Alliance Bank five years ago and in January was named Vice-President/Branch Manager of Hanska after the retirement of Gordy Bau. Schmidt spends 75 to 80% of his…

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Trembley fills manager shoes at the light plant

He did not grow up in Madelia and he does not reside here now, yet becoming the new manager of the Madelia Municipal Light Plant (MMLP) feels like coming home for Chris Trembley. Trembley did reside in Madelia from 2002 to 2012 and the connections he made here are still important relationships to him today.…

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Nicollet holds Friendship Days 2019

Lee Zion • Lafayette Nicollet Ledger Members of Just for Kix participated in Nicollet’s Friendship Days parade Saturday evening. The rains Saturday afternoon reduced turnout and pushed back the parade by an hour. But besides that, everything went smoothly. The three-day celebration featured a car show, games, a craft show, a pedal pull, and, of…

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