Local businesses coping with the times

THEY’RE ESSENTIAL–Erickson True Value & Lumber crew is assisting customers with home repairs, projects and tools and parts. L-r, Riley Koski, Kristy LaFernier, owner Tina Heikkinen, Garrett Hansen and Jack Fish. The newer employees are learning the business. Koski has been there 10 months, Hansen, eight months and Fish, five weeks.

by Barry Drue
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s Executive Order 2020-21 went into effect on March 24, 2020 at 12:01 a.m. That put the brakes on non-essential businesses in an attempt to slow the spread of Coronavirus. The Sentinel staff checked in on several area businesses last week. To read more, subscribe to the L’Anse Sentinel online, or buy a print copy at our local retailers.