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Paynesville Area Chamber of Commerce Member Newsletter

OUR MISSION is to support and empower businesses and instill economic growth in the community.

We also pledge to support all those activities and organizations believed to be beneficial to our community.

Paynesville Area Chamber of Commerce
Member Newsletter

April, 2023

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By Jacob Bertram, Executive Director

Thank you to everyone who has already renewed your membership for 2023! We appreciate your support for another year. If you forgot to renew, there is still time. Feel free to contact me or visit our website.

If you travel on I-94 by the Grande Depot you might notice our new electronic billboard! With our lodging tax funds we will be advertising Town and Country Days as well as the Paynesville area. Let us know if you happen to see it while traveling.

Save the date for Town and Country Days 2023! June 14 - 17. Parade Registrations are now available! Sign up on our website, click the link below or email me.

New Members in 2023

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Member Spotlight

Check out the video below for this week's Member Spotlight! We thank each and every member for giving back to our community.

This week we highlight Green Roof Area Center and Factory Home Center

Member Spotlight 7-9-20

Hwy 23 Project Update

CR 12 detour begins May 1

Stearns CR 12 (Maine Street) near Richmond will be detoured for 14 days beginning Monday, May 1 to complete the new tie-in to Hwy 23.

Hwy 23 detour begins May 15

The main Hwy 23 Paynesville to Richmond detour will start on Monday, May 15 and is expected to be in place through early November 2023 when the project is completed.

Hwy 23 will be detoured from Stearns CR 33 in Paynesville to Stearns CR 12 in Richmond.

More info

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The Hwy 23 South Gap detour begins May 1 and is expected to run through Oct. 27. Hwy 23 will be closed from Hawick to Paynesville. Traffic will be routed to Kandiyohi County Road 2 and Hwy 55; a detour map is above.

Upcoming Events

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Now Hiring!

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Apply in person, online at, or send your resume to

Welder – 1st Shift

Welder – 2nd Shift


Press Brake Operator

Job descriptions are located on our website

Town and Country Days 2023

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Joke of the Month! :)

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Thank You - 2023 Paynesville Area Chamber of Commerce Members!

Thank you for your continued support. Your membership dues are what keeps the Paynesville Area Chamber of Commerce going.

Amundson, Johnson, and Schrader, P.A.

Anderson Building Movers

Anfinson Thompson & Co.

Avon Plastics

B&K Schrupp's Meat & Seafood

Bank of the West/BMO Harris

Bertram Asphalt

BlessingWell Gallery and Frame Shoppe

Bolton & Menk

Bonnema Runke Stern Inc.

Bork Lumber and Steel

Brenda Hubers, MSW/LICSW, EMDR

Bugbee Hive Resort


Central MN Insurance

Crystal Hills Assembly

D & D Storage and Recycling

Daniel-Anderson Funeral Home

Deanna Lieser - Mary Kay

Dombrovski Insurance Agency

ECM Publishers

Education MN - Paynesville Area

Factory Home Center

Falcon National Bank

Farm Bureau Financial Services

Firehouse Coffee CO & Salon 227

Fischer Laser Eye Center

Flanders Realty

Great River Regional Library

Green Roof Area Center

Hubbard Radio

Jack's Companies

Jean Soine

Jeff Bertram

Jeff Thompson

Jimmy's Pizza - Paynesville

Jumpstart Nutrition

Kandi Acres

Koronis Hills Golf Club

Koronis Lake Association

Koronis Ministries

Koronis Place

Koronis Tire

Lamb Labor Services

Lieser Insurance Agency

Louis Industries

M and M Lumber

Mag Wealth Management

Magnifi Financial

Mathiowetz Construction


Midwest Machinery

Mini Biff

Neil Herzberg

Nelson Plastics

Non-Typical Companies LLC


Paynesville American Legion

Paynesville Area Comm Ed & PACC (Paynesville Area Community Center)

Paynesville Area Community Foundation

Paynesville Chevrolet Buick

Paynesville Chiropractic Clinic

Paynesville Fleet Supply

Paynesville Garden Center and Landscape

Paynesville Inn and Suites

Paynesville Mutual Insurance

Paynesville Press

Perennial Bank

PJ's Tv and Appliance

Precision Electric

Queen Bee's Bar and Grill

Recovery Center LLC

Representative Lisa Demuth

Roadside Tavern

Schlangdaddy Party Bus

Senator Jeff Howe

Snap Fitness

Stang Precision

State Farm - Melissa Radel

Steil Insurance

Tariq Al-Rifai

Teal's Market

Ted's Rv Land

Valley Industries

VIBRANT Broadband

Vinny Spade Games

Wally Thyen

West Central Sanitation

Xcel Energy

Yarmon Ford

Board of Directors

It is our Pleasure serving you as your current Paynesville Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.

  • President: Donna Potter - Teal's Market
  • Vice President: Tom Oestreich
  • Treasurer: Lynda Bast - Magnifi Financial
  • Secretary: Kayla Loesch - MAG Wealth Managment
  • Royalty Coordinator: Maia Rue and Jesseca Engen
  • Director: Trent Mead - Avon Plastics
  • Director: Katy Westlund - Vinny Spade Games
  • Director: Steve Stang - CentraCare EMT
  • High School Representative: Sara Meyer
  • High School Representative: Maggie Gottwald

  • Executive Director: Jacob Bertram - Factory Home Center