SC Times Best of Award Winners

27 Sep 2019 9:39 AM | Colleen Corrigan (Administrator)

Congratulations to each of the 29 CMBA Members who Won, came in as a Finalist or an Honorable Mention in the 16th annual Best of Central Minnesota SCTimes Readers Survey. Result were revealed in September.

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Categories that included CMBA members were "Home Improvement" and "Service" obviously and additionally "Wheels" highlighted some of the members as well! CMBA members fair very well in these surveys. Here are the 2019 picks!

Home Improvement

Best Builder / Remodeler

Winner: Lutgen Companies

Finalists: BD Exteriors, Inc.
Honorable mention: Lumber One Avon Inc.,
Dale Gruber Construction

Best Carpet / Flooring

Winners (tie): Hennen Floor Covering, MCI Carpet One Floor & Home,

Finalist: Cold Spring Carpet

Honorable mention: Hansen Flooring Gallery Inc., Menards

Best Heating / Air Conditioning

Winner: H&S Heating and Air Conditioning

Finalists: Mechanical Energy Systems

Honorable mention: Lyon Sheet Metal & Heating, Precise Heating, Air Conditioning, Plumbing & Refrigeration

Best Home Improvement / Hardware Store

Winner: Menards

Best Nursery / Garden Store

Winner: Thomsens Greenhouse & Garden Center


Best Accounting Firm

Winner: Schlenner Wenner & Co.

Finalists: CliftonLarsonAllen LLP, BerganKDV

Best Bank / Financial Institution

Winner: Central Minnesota Credit Union

Finalists: St. Cloud Federal Credit Union, Great River Federal Credit Union

Honorable mention: Bremer Bank, Liberty Bank Minnesota

Best Law Firm

Winner: Rinke Noonan

Finalists: Quinlivan & Hughes, P.A.

Honorable mention: Gray Plant Mooty, Kelm & Reuter, P.A.


Best New Car Dealership

Finalists: Gilleland Chevrolet

Best Power Sports Dealership

Finalists: Bee Line Sports Center

Best Used Car Dealership

Finalists: Gilleland Chevrolet

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