New businesses recognized

The Lanesboro Area Chamber of Commerce and the city of Lanesboro welcomed six new businesses at a joint ribbon cutting ceremony on June 18. From left are Sara Sturgis and David Hennessey, Chamber Board of Directors; Renee Hasleiet, Root River Valley Cabin; Sue Betts, Root River Recovery; Brooke and Joel Pfeffer, The Peddlar; Angie Taylor, The Lift; Kristen Aleson, The Granary; and Michelle Peterson, city administrator. Home Sweet Home Café was also recognized but unable to attend the ceremony. Go to for more information about these and other area businesses. PHOTO COURTESY OF BOB SMOCK