PEQUOT LAKES - For one hour, three mornings every week, you'll hear a whole lot of laughter echoing through the swimming pool area at the Scandia North Apartments in Pequot Lakes.
It's not a pool party; it's time for the Aquachicks.
Lenny Lehman remembers the day like it was yesterday.
He was 10 and growing up in the small town of McGregor. He heard what sounded like thunder rumbling down Highway 210 and he ran out to take a look.
Julie Gowen looked around the showroom at the Floor to Ceiling Store in Baxter, noticed her coworkers in tears and knew something was up.
Gowen, who had worked as an interior designer at the store for six years, was the last employee told last Oct.
If you think you know Range, think again.
The Brainerd-based company may have its roots firmly planted in the printing industry, but its services extend beyond paper and ink.
Range has been rebranded with a new name, logo and mission.
When Brian Heitkotter and Troy Hannah learned they would be deployed to Kuwait with the Minnesota Army National Guard, it meant their department at Landis+Gyr in Pequot Lakes would be losing 10 percent of its workforce for an entire year.