Richard Mille

19 Feb 19
Newsfile Corp.

Toronto, Ontario–(Newsfile Corp. – February 19, 2019) – Bold Ventures Inc. (TSXV: BOL) (the “Company” or “Bold“) is pleased to announce that it is commencing a private placement Offering of up to 20,000,000 working capital units (the “WC Units“) of the Company at a price of $0.025 per WC Unit for up to $500,000 (the […]

19 Feb 19
TONY88

Montblanc 1858 Geosphere The legendary professional Minerva watches from the 1920s and 1930s were conceived for military use and exploration. Inspired by these historic timepieces, the Montblanc 1858 pays tribute to the Minerva Manufacture’s heritage. This year marks the arrival of four new 1858 editions – two new 1858 Automatic models, a 1858 Chronograph and […]

19 Feb 19
twin screw barrel

China plastic extruder screw and barrel suppliers Royal Blue is also available is several configurations with and without ROYAL BLUE TOURBILLON The Royal Blue Tourbillon is crafted in platinum and houses Caliber UN-79 with flying tourbillon. The screw and barrel for plastic extruder machine suppliers aaa replica watch 41mm watch is equipped with a unique, […]

18 Feb 19
Twin Cities
ARCHITECTURE/ENGINEERING Bakke Kopp Ballou & McFarlin (BKBM Engineers), Minneapolis, announced that Brady Shelbourn has been named associate, Tina Wyffels has been appointed to the board of directors, and Tim Ernest has joined the firm’s Denver office as project development manager. … Cuningham Group Architecture announced recent promotions in its Minneapolis office: Senior Associates: Frank Fitzgerald, Amy Kalar, Heidi Neumueller; Associates: Dan Dolan, Jayme Krstich, Becca Kundysek, Bret Slattengren, Andrew Tisue, Tyler Whitehead. ART Forecast, a St. Paul-based public art consultant, named five consulting associates for 2019: Tricia Heuring, Hawona Sullivan Janzen, Aki Shibata, Candida Gonzalez and Witt Siasoco; all were participants in GroundWork, a program designed by Forecast to support the work of consultants of color in the fields of public art, community-engaged design and place-based development. CONSTRUCTION Patrick Vogt, vice president for Donald R. Frantz Concrete Construction Co. of St. Paul, was elected the 2019-20 president of the Minnesota Concrete & Masonry Contractors Association; other board of director members and officers for 2018-19 include: President-elect Dan Brenteson, McGough Cos. Inc.; Secretary: Kirt O’Konek, Stoneworks Architectural Precast; Treasurer: Steve Brock, Construction Midwest Inc.; Past President: Dan Francois, Kraus-Anderson Construction Co.; General Contractors: Matt Ecklund, JE Dunn; Matt Lennartson, Adolfson & Peterson; Masonry & Concrete Contractors: Chad Grazzini, Carciofini; Michael Lapensky, Twin City Tile & Marble Co.; Tom Miller, Advanced Masonry Restoration; Jamie Gibson, Rice Lake Construction Group; Associates: John Haupt, American Engineering Testing; John Thomas, TCC Materials; Larry Thompson, American Artstone Co.; Denver O’Brien, Amcon Concrete Products; Zach Quinn, Brock White Co. DEVELOPMENT Dominium, a Plymouth-based apartment owner, developer and manager, announced that it has hired Nick Gonion as a corporate analyst. ENTERTAINMENT Hennepin Theatre Trust, Minneapolis, announced it has selected Ari Koehnen Sweeney as director of education. FINANCIAL SERVICES Nicole Hansen has joined Securian Financial, St. Paul, as manager of community relations and the Securian Financial Foundation. Hansen succeeds Lori Koutsky, who is retiring. … Minneapolis-based U.S. Bank was named Best Mortgage Lenders for Home Equity Lines of Credit at NerdWallet‘s 2019 best-of awards. … The Bank Holding Company Association announced two new members to the board of directors: Denise Bunbury, Bell Bank (State Bankshares), Fargo, N.D., and Jeffrey L. Weldon, Crown Bank, Edina. FOOD Calyxt Inc., a Roseville-based consumer food and agriculture company, announced that Kimberly Nelson has been appointed to its board of directors, effective Jan. 17. Nelson is executive vice president and chief financial officer at SPS Commerce, a Minneapolis-based technology company. HEALTH CARE Vista Prairie Communities, a Brooklyn Park-based nonprofit provider of assisted living, independent living, memory care, care suites and respite services in Minnesota, Iowa and Ohio, has appointed Jeff Smith as vice president of external relations. … Norris Square senior living community announced its campus expansion at 6995 80th St. South, Cottage Grove. … Children’s Minnesota, a Twin cities-based operator of pediatric hospitals and clinics, announced that it has been verified as a Level I Children’s Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons Children’s Surgery Verification Quality Improvement Program. … Minneapolis-based Fairview Health Services has elected Richard Ostlund as chairman, effective Jan. 1. Ostlund is a senior partner and executive committee member of the law firm Anthony Ostlund Baer & Louwagie. HONORS Best Buy, Richfield, and General Mills, Golden Valley, both announced separately that they have been recognized as world leaders in climate action on environmental nonprofit CDP’s Climate Change “A” list. LAW Hellmuth & Johnson, Edina, announced that attorney Rachel M. Dahl has been named partner. … Messerli Kramer, Minneapolis, announced that attorneys Barbara Kristiansson and Joshua Hillger have joined the Corporate and Estate Planning Group. … Stinson Leonard Street, Minneapolis, announced that the firm has been recognized by the Legal Services Corp. as a recipient of its Pro Bono Service Award. MANUFACTURING Wells Concrete, Maple Grove, announced that it has acquired Rocky Mountain Prestress in Colorado. … Mulcahy Co., an Eagan-based manufacturer’s representative for the heating, cooling and plumbing industries, announced a partnership with Lochinvar, a high-efficiency boiler and water heater manufacturer serving commercial and residential markets. … MDI, a maker of corrugated standard and custom plastic packaging, announced it has added 11,000 square feet to its Minneapolis facility. MEDIA Detroit Lakes Tribune Publisher Melissa Swenson is expanding her role to serve as a regional publisher also overseeing the Perham and Wadena newspapers. The papers are affiliated with Forum Communications Co., Fargo, N.D. NONPROFITS Community Reinvestment Fund, USA, a Minneapolis community lender to other institutions, named Judy Jandro as senior vice president of Small-Business Lending. ORGANIZATIONS The MetroNorth Chamber of Commerce volunteer board of directors announced five new members and new leadership: Tiffany Schmidt, Abrams & Schmidt, chair; Tracy David, Little Acorn Shave Co., vice chair; new board members: Scott Hanson, Grand Casino Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures; Heather Farr, Vision Cos.; Amy Weber-DeRadd, Mary Kay; Nathan Klauser, Edward Jones; Mike Kaeding, Norhart. PHILANTHROPY Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Minnesota announced that the Norman C. Skalicky Foundation has issued a $5 million gift to launch its Great Futures Endowment Campaign. PUBLISHING Golden Valley-based Free Spirit Publishing, a provider of learning tools for children, has hired Kyra Ostendorf as publisher. REAL ESTATE Carlson Commercial, a Minnetonka-based firm specializing in strategic office, retail and industrial client services, announced it has changed its name to Carlson Partners, effective Jan. 1. RESTAURANTS Keg And Case West 7th Market, St. Paul, was named the best new food hall by USA Today readers. SERVICES Pilgrim Dry Cleaners announced the opening of its second automated location at 206 First Ave. North in the North Loop of Minneapolis. SPONSORSHIPS University of Minnesota women’s basketball coach Lindsay Whalen has signed a partnership agreement with Bell Bank, becoming a Bell Bank “Champion.” TECHNOLOGY Parallel Technologies, an Eden Prairie-based data center and intelligent building consultant for businesses, has promoted Mark Bonde to director building infrastructure sales and marketing. … Image Sensing Systems, a St. Paul-based provider of municipal surveillance technology, announced that Joseph P. Daly has been appointed to its board of directors. Daly is chief executive officer of Essig Research, a global engineering services company. … Agosto Inc., a Minneapolis-based Google Cloud Partner and developer of Skykit, a born-in-the-cloud, Chrome-based digital signage content management system, announced that the Baldwin Union Free School District has implemented Skykit at every building in its district. … CaptureLife, a Minneapolis-based photography technology company, announced a partnership with ImageQuix, and its Blueprint software.[related_articles location=”left” show_article_date=”false” article_type=”automatic-primary-tag”] EMAIL ITEMS to businessnews@pioneerpress.com.  
17 Feb 19
Rob's Movie Vault

As a child of the ‘80s, I found one thing in particular (aside from the obvious two or three dozen) galling about the Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody: There was no mention of the band’s pop-transcendent score for Flash Gordon. It was the ideal meeting of hyperbolic sound and hyperbolic image. In Life After Flash, an otherwise […]

13 Feb 19
Menonisms

 I have no recollection as to when exactly my love for watches began but I can fairly assume that while young my father had gone abroad and returned with a rectangular Swiss automatic watch with the most amazing blue dial I had seen. It was  a very uncommon brand and the two things which remain […]