Kurt Schienbein and Rick Glad would be the first to admit that their business partnership is a pretty unlikely one.
The two met for the first time a few years ago in a Crow Wing County courtroom as bail bondsmen.
With thousands of contractors in all aspects of the building trade forced out of business in a sinking housing market, home construction numbers have proven to be downright depressing.
But something seems to be happening - something hopeful.
Christians around the world will gather Friday to mark the beginning of Easter weekend and the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. For about 3,000 Brainerd area churchgoers that means another Good Friday service at Brainerd High School.
There's only one day that separates Friday from Sunday.
For most of us it's that day in between that we spend the majority of our week thinking about.
We get to sleep in. Eat breakfast late. Live beyond the schedule.