Ubet You Can Turn Your Passion into a Business

Ubetcha Antiques and Uniques | Tower, MN  Charlie and Victoria, owners of Ubetcha Antiques and Uniques in Tower, MN, both worked in law enforcement for most of their lives. On the weekends, the two would put on antique sales in the front lawn of their…

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Serving Up Resilience at Sulu’s Espresso Café

Sulu’s Espresso Café | Tower, MN   "Are you crazy” were the words sisters, Brenda and Linda, of Sulu’s Espresso Café, heard when they made the announcement in 2006 that they were opening a gourmet coffee shop…

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Stepping into the Driver’s Seat

Dock 5 | Duluth, MN In 2014, Natalija Walbridge decided to follow her dream of working as a full-time artist. Going all in, Natalija started by converting her 900 sq ft home into a studio with…

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Financing to Take Mahkahta Trucking to the Next Level

Mahkahta Trucking | Eveleth, MN https://vimeo.com/546076023 Shelly Holmes is the owner of Mahkahta Consulting and Development Corporation dba Mahkahta Trucking, Mahkahta Properties, and Lotus Corporation. Her initial success came from starting and growing Mahkahta Consulting and…

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Building Sustainable Growth with Broking’s Transport

Broking’s Transport | Grand Rapids, MN  https://vimeo.com/518750804 Located on Highway 2 on the edge of Grant Rapids is Brokings Transport, a family-owned cargo and freight company that was started by owner Bob Broking and his father…

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Discovering Points Unknown

In the far reaches of the mind, many people dream of leaving it all behind to lead a simpler life off-the-grid. For Linda Newman, owner of Points Unknown, the idea of packing up her Twin Cities-based life…

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