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Internal Medicine Physicians

Mark E. Hostettler, MD

Internal Medicine Physicians, also known as IMP, is a primary-care practice with offices in Minerva, Canton and Alliance. The healthcare team at IMP includes physicians certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, board-certified nurse practitioners, and a board-certified physician assistant, all focused on the care of adult patients.

IMP has been recognized as a Patient Centered Medical Home for the last three years, because of its focus on providing whole-person care.

David B. Kimbell, MD

Practice Manager Sheri Siefke states, “From the patient’s perspective, that means we are their healthcare hub. We keep the lines of communication with the patient open, and the patient’s primary care provider here at IMP coordinates their care across the healthcare system, which may include specialists, hospitals or home care providers.”

IMP also offers same-day urgent visits, so patients can avoid the long wait and extra costs associated with using StatCares, Urgent Treatment Centers, or the Emergency Room for non-life-threatening issues.

Matthew S. Gooch, APRN, CNP

IMP has recently updated and expanded its Minerva location. The expansion created a nice benefit for Minerva residents as Cardiovascular cCnsultants is now able to see patients in Minerva one day each week.

All IMP offices are accepting new patients. For those who want to stay local, providers in the Minerva office include Dr. Mark

Quinn M. Repp, PA-C

Hostettler, Dr. David Kimbell, Nurse Practitioner Matt Gooch, and Physician Assistant Quinn Repp.


1168 Alliance Rd. NW
Minerva, OH 44657

1207 W. State St., Suite N
Alliance, OH 44601

Minerva Dairy

Minerva Dairy is a multi-generation, family-owned creamery with more than 125 years of rich local history. Owned and run by Venae (Mueller) Watts, Adam Mueller, and Phil Mueller, Minerva Dairy produces natural, savory cheese as an ingredient for the commercial food industry, but is much more known for what they sell in stores: creamy, flavorsome, time-tested batch-churned butter. 

The Minerva Dairy story started in 1894, when Max Radloff ventured to a new town and went on a personal mission to create rich, creamy, top-of-the-line butter and cheese, sparking five generations of family that would faithfully carry on his legacy. 

Today, Minerva Dairy customers can choose from a line of 85 percent butterfat butter, including rolled butter flavored with sea salt and garlic herb butter. Minerva Dairy fans stock up on small batch, slow-churned butter via the dairy’s website, select grocery stores nationwide, or at Kishman’s IGA locally. Their eye-catching packaging features stylized retro graphics that can easily be spotted on grocery store shelves.

Almost equal to the dairy family’s love of butter is a deep love of community. Last year, Adam and Venae took students on a virtual field trip via Zoom meeting, and Minerva High School students learned how to make an award-winning butter product that ships all over the United States. The family also recently dished on the keys to running a successful line of specialty foods in Authority Magazine — critical information for entrepreneurs in Ohio and far beyond.

The Minerva Dairy of 2021 is a business always looking to the future, producing natural cheese for the food industry and exploring new flavors and products while delivering the same obsession to craftsmanship that caused Food & Wine Magazine to list the dairy’s butter as an essential ingredient for avid bakers. Whether just up the street or all the way across the country, the Minerva Dairy family wants every butter fanatic to understand exactly why their third-generation matriarch, Grandma Lorraine, famously said “There’s not much in life that can’t be made better with butter.”

430 Radloff Ave.
Minerva, OH 44657

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