The Free Press, Mankato, MN

October 24, 2013

Lidstrom, Drummer named to hall of fame

The Mankato Free Press

---- — MANKATO — Greater Mankato Growth, along with Visit Mankato and the City Center Partnership, announced the winners of the Greater Mankato Business Awards & Hall of Fame.

Honorees for 2013 include:

GMG Awards

Hall of Fame: Lidstrom Commercial Realtors and Drummer Companies

Distinguished Business Award: Jones and Magnus, Attorneys at Law

Entrepreneurial Business Award: Oleson + Hobbie Architects LLC

Brian Fazio Business Education Partnership Award: Mankato Area Public Schools,Bolton & Menk Inc., Ecumen Pathstone Living and The Thro Company

Hap Halligan Leadership Award: Kate Loging

Young Professional of the Year: Matt Norland

Visit Mankato Awards

Bring It Home Award: Kiwanis Holiday Lights

Hospitality Award: Vetter Stone Amphitheater

City Center Partnership Awards

City Design Award of Excellence: Chopps Bar

City Art “People’s Choice” Award: To be revealed at event

This year’s event will be held from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Nov. 19 at Verizon Wireless Center. Tickets are available online at