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Blue sky inc president Steven schmit started the company in 2004. He has since seen Blue Sky grow to 45 employees and a coverage area of five counties. He says last year alone they helped 96 people find homes, find a job or live independently, all things that he says makes coming to work feel good.

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Blue Sky Inc. sits tucked inconspicuously into the industrial park in Detroit Lakes.

It isn't the most prominent company in Detroit Lakes, in fact, one might not even know about it unless they have reason to.


But the people who do need them just might see their lives changed due to their services.

Blue Sky is a for-profit service provider contracted by the state of Minnesota and surrounding counties to help disabled people take control of their lives.

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