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Mark Fritz and Mike Hutchinson, who grew up together, started Lakeshirts years ago. Photo by Brian Basham

Lakeshirts: Childhood friends are still making shirts, pleasing customers

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A really good shirt has the ability to actually make somebody feel a little different.  A little sharper. A tad more fun. A bit braver. Energized. Ready to take on nearly anything the day can throw out there.


In Detroit Lakes, two entrepreneurs are finding great success in carefully threading together millions of those good shirts with a good business model. Their result is a stretchy, x-large company called Lakeshirts.

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