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Local farmers recognized among nation’s top 100 leaders

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 15, 2016  CONTACT: Adam Ulbricht 320.214.5076   Wausau, Wis. –Two area farming operations are among the visionaries being recognized nationally through Farm Credit 100 Fresh Perspectives, a search to identify and honor 100 leaders changing rural communities and agriculture for the better. Katrina Becker and Anthony Schultz of Stoney Acres… Read more »

Stan Claussen elected to AgriBank Board of Directors

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ST. PAUL, Minn., March 10, 2016—AgriBank recently announced the election of one new member of its 18-member board of directors for 2016, as well as the re-election of three directors and election of officers. Stan Claussen was elected as a new board member. Ernie Diggs, Brian Peterson and Keri Votruba were re-elected to the board…. Read more »

Ann Gardner joins UNITED FCS

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Contact: Lynda Hauge, HR Director United FCS(320) 214-5007 March 2, 2016 – Ann Gardner recently joined United FCS as a Financial Analyst in the Willmar office. As part of the underwriting function for the association, the Financial Analyst analyzes loan application requests for new or renewed loans and is an integral part of the credit… Read more »

2016 Scholarships

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Apply Today for a United FCS Scholarship! Attention all high school students: the deadline for scholarship applications is March 15th, 2016. We will award up to 24 scholarships to graduating high school students enrolled at an institution of higher education. Preference may be given to applicants pursuing an education in agriculture or related field. Some… Read more »

United FCS set to return $6 million to members

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE      CONTACT: Adam Ulbricht 320.214.5076   Willmar, Minn. – Despite a challenging year for much of agriculture, United FCS is announcing that $6 million in cash patronage will be returned back to member-owners. This marks the third year in a row that the cooperative has given back $6 million. “With the tough… Read more »

Sherrie Hoogland joins UNITED FCS

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Contact: Lynda Hauge, HR Director United FCS(320) 214-5007 January 19, 2016 – Sherrie Hoogland recently joined United FCS as a Tax Associate in the Wausau Office. As a tax associate, she will provide accounting services work for customers; including tax planning, tax preparation, farm records, and consulting. Hoogland is a recent graduate of the University… Read more »

United FCS breaks ground on new Olivia building

United FCS representatives are joined by members of Engan Associates and Marcus Construction for the official groundbreaking of a new office in Olivia, Minn.

Contact:Adam Ulbricht 320.214.5076 Olivia, Minn. – Construction will soon begin on the new office location for United FCS in Olivia. The Willmar-based cooperative officially broke ground on the project Thursday. Plans call for a 6,500 square-foot facility to be built on a six acre lot, located one block east of the current building. United… Read more »

2015 United FCS Election Results

  Director Election Results AREA  B James Jarvis AREA C Lynn Pietig AREA  D Stan Claussen Nominating Committee Election Results AREA  A Thomas Hoffman Ray D. Melander AREA  B Kent Lonning Mitch Malm AREA  C Mark Malecek David Neumann AREA  D Richard Bergstrom Jared Nelson  Eric Grimsgard – Alternate Lance A. Piepenburg – Alternate

Dawn Mroczenski joins UNITED FCS

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Contact: Lynda Hauge, HR Director United FCS(320) 214-5007 September 28, 2015 – Dawn Mroczenski recently joined United FCS as a Financial Services Associate in the Medford Office. As a relationship manager, she will be serving the business needs of agriculture producers and businesses in Marathon, Clark, Taylor and Price Counties by providing credit, financial services,… Read more »

Brianna Spielmann joins UNITED FCS

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Contact: Lynda Hauge, HR Director United FCS(320) 214-5007 August 13, 2015 – Brianna Spielmann recently joined United FCS as a Loan Processing Specialist in the Redwood Falls Office. As a loan processing specialist, she will prepare closing documents and provide support to regional teams in the delivery of credit. Spielmann has completed Legal Admin classes… Read more »