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Bollig, Ervin, Courtney join Edina Realty

WILLMAR -- Betty Bollig, Realtor/broker; Jolene Ervin, Realtor/broker; and licensed sales agent Shari Courtney have joined Edina Realty of Willmar.

Bollig has been in the Willmar area in the real estate profession for the past 29 years. She is on the State Realtors Professional Operation Board and the Convention and Visitors board of directors. She and her husband, Verle, live in Willmar.

Ervin has been in real estate sales for 11 years. She is on the State Realtors Professional Standards Committee and the Economic Development Authority board in Olivia.

They can be reached at 320-235-7887.

Courtney holds a bachelor's degree in mass communications/public relations from St. Cloud State University. She has more than 15 years of experience in real estate, including commercial and multi-family property management and marketing, sales and leasing of senior housing, residential mortgage origination and appraisal certification. In her new position, Courtney will specialize in residential property. She and her husband, Richard and three sons, live in Willmar.

Hair On First, Finishing Touch in new location

WILLMAR -- Hair On First and Finishing Touch have moved to Cedar Plaza, Suite One, at 1025 19th Ave. S.W.

Dawn Johnson, Finishing Touch owner and nail technician for the past 12 years, offers manicures, pedicures, and tanning.

The Hair On First stylists are Judy Jenson, Pat Johnson, Mary Kay Dalien and Lisa Wood. Hair On First, established in 1986, will now operate under the name Finishing Touch. The Finishing Touch phone number is 320-235-3551.

Cedar Plaza is located on the south side of 19th Avenue, just west of Casey's.

Lilleberg joins C&A Financial

WILLMAR -- The partners of Christianson and Associates announce the addition of Matt Lilleberg, financial adviser, as part of the new affiliate -- C&A Financial Advisors LLC.

Lilleberg brings more than 10 years of experience in financial products and services including asset management, retirement and estate planning, life insurance and long-term care insurance and financial planning. He is an Atwater native and graduated from Minnesota State University-Mankato with a bachelor's degree in economics.


Kandiyohi County Attorney Boyd Beccue was presented with the MCAA Award of Excellence at the Minnesota County Attorneys Association recent annual meeting. This award honors an individual who has engaged in activities that show a high level of dedication, professionalism, and commitment to public service and the public practice of law by demonstrating extraordinary leadership, initiative, or innovation in the performance of their duties.

Beccue is a spirited participant in policy level discussions affecting public safety issues in our state and has testified before the Minnesota Legislature in support of bills aimed at improving the criminal justice system. Boyd has been a member of the MCAA board of directors since 2001 and became president in 2007.

The Minnesota County Attorneys Association is the statewide organization of county attorneys providing training and organizational services to county attorneys' offices throughout Minnesota.

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