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    Bakery of the Month – Lueken’s Village Foods

    Joe Lueken, pictured in front of his Village Foods store in Bemidji. (Photo by Jon Heller) By Zach and Danielle Nowicki What images come to mind when you hear Bemidji, MN? Maybe resorts, fishing boats, Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox, but what about […]

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    UMBA Hall of Fame – Lance Wilke

    Lance Wilke was inducted into the Upper Midwest Bakery Hall of Fame at the 2013 Convention Banquet. MaryAnn Wilke accepted the UMBA Hall of Fame award for her late husband Lance Wilke at the 2013 convention. Lance passed in 2012. Lance was born on March […]

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    2013 UMBA Convention Booth Winners

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  • Top Regional Foodservice Expo Introduces New Identity

    Top Regional Foodservice Expo Introduces New Identity

    The Wisconsin Restaurant Expo, the largest and most inclusive state foodservice and hospitality show in the Midwest, will have a new identity for 2014 – the Midwest Foodservice Expo. This new name and expanded focus coincides with the show’s significant growth in recent years and […]

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  • Baking, Blue Ribbons, & Betty

    Baking, Blue Ribbons, & Betty

    If you love to bake or just enjoy eating what others make, tpt‘s Now Serving has what you need…… Sunday, August 18, 2013 3pm tpt Studios CLICK HERE for complete information & tickets Join the guests as they sift through Minnesota’s deep relationship to baking. […]

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    Summer Baker Now Available

    UMBA is about to be 100 years of serving the baking industry locally and world wide. UMBA is a very long standing association that has served many needs in their long standing history with times of change and turbulence. CLICK HERE for the Summer Baker.

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    2013 Curtis Borchert Scholarship Recipient and Hall of Fame Inductee

    2013 UMBA Hall of Fame inductee: Lance Wilke 2013 Curtis Borchert Scholarship Recipient – Gabe Howard (also pictured Joann Borchert) ______________________________________________

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    Upper Midwest Bakery Convention Lives Up to Theme

    With the theme of “The Heat Is On,” bakers from across the Midwest heated up Red Wing on February 23-24 as over 600 people attended this year’s Upper Midwest Bakery Convention at Treasure Island Resort and Casino. The weekend started with three tracks of education […]

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    UMBA Convention Vendors

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  • UMBA Convention Hotel Reservation Deadline Extended

    UMBA Convention Hotel Reservation Deadline Extended

    Hotel Reservation Deadline has been extended. Guests can make reservations in the Upper Midwest Bakery block of rooms until February 8, 2013. Call 1 888 867 7829 to register. Please tell the hotel reservation representative you are with the Upper Midwest Bakery Association Room Rates […]

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