IDEA Competition Winners Announced & Two Added to IDEA Hall of Fame

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The IDEA Competition announced its four 2011 winners on Tuesday, May 17 in Crookston at an awards banquet held on the University of Minnesota, Crookston campus.  Two of the winners – Craft Night Out and Grand Steer – are located in Thief River Falls.  The other two winners – EquipAll GrappleHoe and LaValley Industries LLC – are located in Bemidji.  Each winner will receive $10,000 in cash to advance their business idea, plus additional specialized technical assistance.  Read the full news release here

2011 IDEA Winners (left to right): Jorge Prince, Jason LaValley, Fred Hartmann, Al Aaseby, Chuck Odegaard, Arnold Kleinsasser, Jeff Sullivan, Kenneth Kleinsasser, Kristine Goddard-Anderson, Elizabeth Petersen.

IDEA Hall of Fame: Dennis Brazier (left) of Central Boiler with NMF President Nancy Vyskocil and Glen Brazier of MATTRACKS.