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Class of 2010

Creative energy at work

By Britt Johnsen

Originally ran: January 7, 2011

One woman, four men, many accomplishments.

This year's 5 Under 40 winners are an energetic bunch. Their backgrounds are diverse, running the gamut from mobile technology to salvage auto parts. They are committed to their professions and their families. They aren't afraid to take risks and come up with creative solutions to a range of problems. 

And they are all dedicated to Central Minnesota. 

Read on to learn more about the 2010 class of people who are innovative, influential and involved.


Class of 2010

Kurt Durrwachter
Ledge Wealth Management

Robert Mahowald
Mahowald Insurance Agency

Michael Meyer
PAM's Auto

Gina Nacey
Adventure Advertising


In the news in 2010

Target Field opens on April 12, bringing baseball outdoors for Minnesota Twins fans.

By July, monthly sales of foreclosed homes had declined about 15 percent year over year in Central Minnesota.

A blizzard Dec. 10 and 11 was the fifth-largest snowstorm on record for the Twin Cities since 1891.

Super Wal-Mart opens in Sartell in September.

Source: Times archives, Minnesota Public Radio

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