Nahan marketing firm in St. Cloud expands with East Coast acquisition

With a recent acquisition of assets from a Pennsylvania company, Nahan has expanded its footprint to the East Coast.

Nahan acquired the mail division assets of Intellus Marketing, according to an announcement from Nahan.

“Direct mail is the fastest-growing segment of our business,” Nahan CEO Mike Ertel said in the announcement. “The addition of an East Coast facility strengthens our already best-in-class platform with improved cycle time, which is integral to our end-to-end direct marketing solution.”

Having another facility will increase Nahan’s print and mailing capacity, the release said.

Nahan is a full-service direct marketing and print solutions provider.

Funeral director receives recognition

Michael McIlheran

A Daniel Funeral Home funeral director in St. Cloud is one of less than two dozen Minnesota funeral directors to reach a specific level of national recognition.

Daniel Funeral Home funeral director Michael McIlheran has qualified for the designation of Certified Funeral Service Practitioner by the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice, according to a press release from Daniel Funeral Home.

This qualification recognizes specific academic and professional programs in the funeral service industry. McIlheran is one of Minnesota funeral directors to achieve this level of recognition. To initially achieve designation, someone has to complete a 180-hour program of continuing education activities and events, the press release said.

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Stearns Electric Association elects new board members

Members of the Stearns Electric Association meet.

Stearns Electric Association elected four directors to its board of directors this month.

Bob Niehaus of Melrose will serve as the director in district 6 and Jeff Koehler of Belgrade was elected in a special election to fill a vacancy for the position’s remaining two years.

Arlyn Lawrenz of Avon was reelected in district 2 and Michael Cramer of St. Augusta was reelected in district 3.