Arne Anderson owns Haisch Pharmacy in Canton, and Alcester Drug in Alcester. He is a hardworking small business person.

Arne grew up on a farm near Canton, graduated from SDSU in Brookings. After a few years in Minnesota, Arne returned to Canton, worked at Haisch Pharmacy and eventually bought it. His hard work, diligence, and customer service philosophy, has paid off.

On January 7th, the South Dakota Retailers Association named Arne Anderson, the "South Dakota Retailer of the Year."

Arne employs 20 full and part-time people at his two businesses. He hires good people, provides quality training, and gives them the responsibility and authority to do their jobs.

When Arne is not busy with business, he makes time to help his community. His service on several boards in Canton, has assisted with the continual growth and improving quality of life in the Canton Area.

One person can make a difference. Arne Anderson is one of them.