Tink Larson Field: A Baseball Icon Reborn

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We are excited about the groundbreaking of the new Tink Larson Field and for the community of Waseca!

Posted by Minnesota Twins on Friday, August 11, 2017

Tink Larson and Minnesota Twins President Dave St. Peter share their thoughts at last Wednesday’s groundbreaking ceremony. This video was produced by the Minnesota Twins and appears on their Facebook page.

The sky was cloudy with rain on the horizon last Wednesday in Waseca, Minnesota, as officials gathered for a groundbreaking ceremony, but the future of Tink Larson Field has never been brighter.

After a fire destroyed the historic grandstand in the spring of 2016, the City of Waseca chose Widseth Smith Nolting to lead the redesign efforts, spearheaded by architect Dana Hlebichuk.  Continue reading “Tink Larson Field: A Baseball Icon Reborn”

Widseth Smith Nolting celebrates merit award from SMPS

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WSN Marketing Coordinator Brady Bussler accepted the award in Indianapolis at the SMPS conference. Click the image above to watch the award-winning video series.

Widseth Smith Noting was recently recognized in a nationwide marketing competition hosted by SMPS, the Society for Marketing Professional Services. SMPS is a community of over 6,800 marketing and business development professionals whose goal is to build business relationships and honor excellence in the fields of architecture, engineering and construction. SMPS held the 40th Annual Building Business Conference on July 13th in Indianapolis to celebrate excellence in marketing and communications.  Continue reading “Widseth Smith Nolting celebrates merit award from SMPS”

July’s featured project on your WSN calendar: Geneva Road

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This narrow road, typical for the era in which it was built, has been transformed into a beautiful and safe roadway and separated multi-use trail. Among the many challenges were working within a tight corridor with an operational railroad on one side and a recreational lake on the other, plus maintaining the channel that links Lake Geneva and Lake Le Homme Dieu. The result is an enjoyable drive, ride, walk, or cruise for motorists, pedestrians, bicyclists, and boat captains. Geneva Road is located in Alexandria, MN.

WSN to provide design services as part of Destination Downtown Brainerd Business Challenge

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There was a lot of excitement and positive energy in downtown Brainerd yesterday as the Destination Downtown Business Challenge was officially launched.

Destination Downtown is a unique business competition to advance the economic revolution of Downtown Brainerd. With a community prize package worth more than $50,000, the Business Challenge will provide an awesome advantage to entrepreneurs seeking to start or expand a business.  Continue reading “WSN to provide design services as part of Destination Downtown Brainerd Business Challenge”

WSN’s Van Hout and Hines selected to participate in workforce diversity exhibition

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Kate Van Hout poses by the exhibition photo of herself and Vanessa Hines.

Widseth Smith Nolting’s Kate Van Hout and Vanessa Hines were recently selected to participate in the Journey to Growth Economic Development Initiative’s photographic exhibition showcasing diversity in the AEC workforce. The traveling exhibition reached eight southeast Minnesota communities and concluded last week at Mayo Clinic in downtown Rochester.  Continue reading “WSN’s Van Hout and Hines selected to participate in workforce diversity exhibition”

$22.6 million in TEDI grants available for roads & public infrastructure projects

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The Transportation Economic Development Infrastructure (TEDI) program is designed to help governments obtain money for highway improvement and public infrastructure projects. Here’s what you need to know about the program.  Continue reading “$22.6 million in TEDI grants available for roads & public infrastructure projects”

June’s featured project on your WSN calendar: Lakewood Estates

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The 104-unit Lakewood Estates provides spacious modern units that take advantage of the site’s amenities. A sand beach surrounds the adjacent pond, and residents may enjoy the community deck, fitness room, and outdoor play areas. The facility includes underground parking and a separate aboveground, double-sided parking structure. Framed by brick and timber, the entrance areas reflect a traditional design that makes tenants feel right at home. Lakewood Estates is located in Mandan, ND.

Not all flood insurance requirements are cast in stone; know where you stand with a flood elevation survey

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If you are considering purchasing or refinancing property, you may want to check to see if the property is located in a floodplain area. Mortgage lenders use Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) maps and flood insurance studies to determine whether or not flood insurance is required and, if it is, what the premiums would be. Learn the facts about your property now and save yourself from a surprise later — and perhaps save some time and money, as well.  Continue reading “Not all flood insurance requirements are cast in stone; know where you stand with a flood elevation survey”