On the Street: July 2

There are approximately 6,200 individuals worldwide that hold this marked designation.

Amos Hartsell

Hartsell earns Certified Hand Therapist designation

Amos Hartsell, owner of Alexandria Rehabilitation in Alexandria, has earned the distinguished Certified Hand Therapist designation after completing all required examinations and clinical studies in May, 2021.

The CHT credential offers assurance to the public that the therapist treating them has achieved the highest recognition of competency in the profession of upper limb rehabilitation.

According to the Hand Therapy Certification Commission, Inc. Hartsell met all requirements, including at least three years of clinical experience as an occupational therapist, a minimum of 4,000 hours in direct practice in hand therapy, and successful completion of advanced clinical skills and theory in upper limb rehabilitation.

There are approximately 6,200 individuals worldwide that hold this marked designation.

There are around 160 Certified Hand Therapists in the state of Minn., with Hartsell being the only CHT in the Alexandria lakes area.


Hartsell is the sole provider and owner of Alexandria Rehabilitation. He opened the private practice in 2015, after working for several years at Twin Cities Orthopedics in the Minneapolis area. Hartsell was born and raised in Alexandria. He and his wife, Kendra, stay busy with their four active children.

Rogge promoted at American Solutions for Business

American Solutions for Business announced that Lori Rogge has been promoted to director of sales support.

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Lori Rogge

“As a long-standing member of the American family, Lori represents what makes ASB successful,” said VP of Sales Support, Miriah Cassidy. “Her leadership skills and process driven mindset paired with a wealth of company knowledge will drive her success within this new position. I could not be more proud to have her on the Sales Support Leadership team.”

Rogge joined the ASB family in 1998 as a sales support customer service representative and eventually took on a supervisory role. Her new role will bridge the gap between departments, sales associates, and home office CSRs, while providing support for the onboarding of team members. Because operational success and growing people are her biggest motivators, Rogge expressed that the mentoring portion of this position excites her.

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Boesl Farms in Brandon joins American Angus Assn.

Boesl Farms in Brandon is a new member of the American Angus Association, reports Mark McCully, CEO of the national breed organization headquartered in Saint Joseph, Missouri.


The association, with more than 25,000 active adult and junior members, is the largest beef breed association in the world. Its computerized records include detailed information on over 19 million registered Angus.

The association records ancestral information and keeps production records and genomic data on individual animals to develop industry-leading selection tools for its members. The programs and services of the Association and its entities — Angus Genetics Inc., Angus Media, Certified Angus Beef LLC and the Angus Foundation — help members advance the beef cattle business by selecting the best animals for their herds and marketing quality genetics for the beef cattle industry and quality beef for consumers.

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