Business briefs for April 29

Lange receives national recognition

Employees from Lange Agricultural Systems Inc. of Marshall recently attended the AP National Dealer Conference in Assumption, Ill., where they were recognized for Outstanding Sales Achievement.

Lyle Lange accepted the award from Al Deutsch, president of AP. AP is a global leader in the manufacture of swine production equipment. It is a division of GSI, which is a core brand of AGCO.

Pieper joins local office of Ameriprise Financial

Gabe Pieper has joined the Marshall practice of Van der Hagen, Skogrand & Associates, a financial advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc., as a financial adviser.

In this role, Pieper helps clients identify financial needs and objectives and recommends solutions to help them plan for their goals.

Marshall family physicians attend spring refresher in St. Paul

The Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians had its annual Spring Refresher at the RiverCentre in downtown St. Paul April 18-19. Close to 400 family physicians gathered for the biggest Continuing Medical Education (CME) session for family doctors in the state of Minnesota.

Bill Kremer, M.D., Vince LaPorte, M.D., and Tom Odland, M.D., who practice in Marshall, attended the Refresher. The conference gives family physicians, family medicine residents and medical students the opportunity to learn about trends in caring for patients and their families.