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Lake Country Bakery owner Dan Grandbois laughs as he takes bread from the bakery's oven in the early hours of the morning. He and his wife, Kim, have owned and operated the bakery for 19 years, getting to work at around 12:30 a.m. every morning. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham

Bakery work means getting up way before the birds

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On a frigid  early morning in January, thick steam can be seen rising from the Lake Country Bakery building on Washington Avenue. The vapor wafts sweet aromas to your nose — doughnuts, bread, cookies — if you venture out that early.


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