Success Stories

Nobody defines success better than our area businesses! Have a success story you’d like to share? Request a visit on our Business Visitation page. Need some inspiration? Check out the stories below.

Area Students Tour Northern Woodwork Inc.

Lincoln Olson explains advanced manufacturing processes to teacher Matt Sundberg and a captive audience of Marshall County Central high school students at the Fourth Annual Manufacturing Day in Thief River Falls October 15. On October 15, I had the opportunity to tour...

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Ingram’s Candy Store: A Sweet Success

Ingram's Candy Store has been in business in Thief River Falls, Minnesota, for more than five years, selling premier quality chocolates, as well as a wide variety of other sweet treats, including bulk candy. Owner, Scott...

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Total Betty

Total Betty opened their doors to the public on November 13, 2018. The store, located at 1554 US Hwy 59, features a great mix of women's clothing that appeals to a wide variety of ages. Owners Danielle Carlson and Becca Larson Isaak say...

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Striking All the Right Chords

I recently visited with Joe Kezar, owner of Kezar Music in Thief River Falls, Minnesota. Joe owns and operates a full-line music store with a wide variety of acoustic and electric instruments, as well as providing music lessons for guitar, drums, and violin. He...

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Sparkle of Success

When I stepped into Diamonds and Designs for the first time, I was impressed by the light, sparkle, color, and beauty that filled the store. But, surpassing all was the woman behind the scenes, owner LeeAnn Nelson. Although she owns and operates a successful business,...

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Wired Entrepreneur

Derek Mogen, owner of the "Wired Bean," didn't set out to be an entrepreneur. It kind of just happened. But after visiting with him, it is plain to see that he is "wired" for entrepreneurship. Like most entrepreneurs, his journey has had a few twists and turns. After...

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Terri the Tailor Opens

Last week, I stopped in to talk to Terri Eisenbrener, owner of "Terri the Tailor." She recently opened for business in a new location at 313 3rd Street East in downtown Thief River Falls. When she first came to Thief River Falls, she leased space on LaBree Avenue....

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Michelle Landsverk
Economic DevelopmentĀ 

TRF Jobs, Inc.
PO Box 773

Thief River Falls, MN 56701

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