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Media: For information and interviews, please contact Ben Krsnak at ben@hempelcompanies.com or 612-355-2608.

Remembering the Unsinkable Jon Hempel

by Clare Kennedy, Minneapolis St. Paul Market Reporter, CoStar Group When Josh Krsnak met the late Jon Hempel, he had some modest hopes of owning a duplex. Little did he know that Hempel would draw him into a real estate investment empire with $750 million in...

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Developer Jon Hempel remembered for his tenacity

by Brian Johnson, Finance and Commerce Jon Hempel, a prolific real estate developer who acquired and developed scores of properties in the Twin Cities and beyond, was remembered by his longtime business partner Monday as a tenacious visionary with a great mind for...

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Jon Hempel, founder of Hempel Cos. real estate firm, dies

by Nicole Norfleet, Star Tribune Jon Hempel, founder of Minneapolis development company Hempel Cos., has died. Hempel, 47, passed away Thursday, after a three-year battle with brain cancer. In 2001, Hempel started the real estate company, which has grown to acquire...

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Rock Elm Tavern restaurant expanding to Maple Grove

By Dan DeBaun, Minneapolis St. Paul Business Journal Restaurateur Troy Reding, who just opened Holman's Table restaurant at Holman Field airport in downtown St. Paul, has lined up another deal to open a second Rock Elm Tavern. Reding signed a lease to open a Rock Elm...

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Governors, Polars christen new ice

High school boys hockey Governors, Polars christen new ice North St. Paul gets first win at Tria Rink By Nick Kelly Special to the Pioneer Press The smell of fresh paint permeated from the creamcolored walls. A sign warning of dust greeted anyone who entered the arena...

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