Waterville Chamber of Commerce
Waterville Business Spotlight

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The Waterville Chamber of Commerce is pleased to spotlight our local businesses. Below is a list of these appearing in our newspaper "The Telegraph". Some are new and some well-established. All of them support our community and offer you the best of service!

February 2015 Spotlight

Name: Wanklyn's Route 77 Corner Store
Owner: Zach Wanklyn
Location: A Waterville signpost located at the corner of Hwy 77 and Hwy 9 (Main Street). Zach has another location in 5 miles East in Blue Rapids also on Hwy 9.
Contact: Zach Wanklyn Email: zwanklyn@wanklynoil.com
Offers: Gasoline, good food (the chicken is wonderful), convenience items, a place to hang out and talk local gossip. Zach also distributes oil throughout the area.
A Bit About: Newly purchased by Zach, The Corner Store is planning renovations, more kitchen updates, and more booths. His wife Rachel is co-owner and does the payroll and accounting. I'm sure they will find a job for their one-year old Isaac soon!

November 2014 Spotlight

Name: Blue Valley Trailers
Owner: Terry and Alice Roepke
Location: East edge of Waterville on Hwy 77
Contact: 785-363-2224
Offers: A Titan Trailer dealer. Also offers other trailers such as H & H cargo trailers, ATV, lawnmower trailers and Wilson Aluminum. Storage units. They also service trailers, and sell Hustler lawnmowers.
A Bit About: Started in 2001. Terry and Alice's son Luke, came to work for them in 2013.

August 2014 Spotlight

Name: Terry-Christie Funeral Home
Owner: Rod and Melinda Christie
Location: Waterville
Contact: Rod or Melinda Christie
Offers: Funeral services.
A Bit About: The Funeral home is a Historic structure-built in 1874 and is the oldest brick home in Waterville. Many volunteers work in the funeral home

July 2014 Spotlight

Name: Prairie Valley Veterinary Clinic
Owner: Dr. Don Musil, DVM
Location: 821 Highway 9 on the East edge of Blue Rapids
Contact: The Clinic. Open Monday to Friday from 8-12 and 1-5. Saturdays 8-12
Offers: Full Veterinary services for "What ever animal comes in the door". Also, boarding, grooming, and a full line of supplies.
A Bit About: Dr. Musil purchased the business in 1983 and moved to their new location in 1995. Dr. Musil and his wife Laura, have 3 children, Erin, Dane and Katelynn.

May 2014 Spotlight

Name: People Movers LLC
Owner: Rick Boss
Location: Waterville
Contact: 785-406-0476
Offers: Van rentals of 15 passenger vans.
A Bit About: Vans are rented for weddings, church events, sport trips and anything the renter may want.

March 2014 Spotlight

Name: DMD 's Design
Owner: Sam Dummermuth
Location: Downtown Waterville
Contact: DMD's Design
Offers: Designs for any needs of the customer.
A Bit About: Sam took the business over from her parents in 2014. She plans to add a gallery and hold design classes.


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