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Warroad's Wayne Knutson Is A Working Wonder


Wayne at work

by Jeff Olsen

These days, way past retirement age, Wayne Knutson ought to be kicking back and taking it easy.

But on a recent Friday morning - precisely at 6:22 a.m. - he was waiting in his kitchen for an important phone call from Lake Country Chevrolet in Warroad where he has worked as a body repairman for 47 years.

Old habits die slowly.

"I'm waiting to get a call from Rod (Pearson) to see if I gotta go in or not," he said.

Just the day before, Mike Kvarnlov, the former owner of Lake Country Chevrolet, couldn't say enough about the farm kid who grew up in rural Roseau.

"Wayne is as dedica...

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