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Receiving a singing Valentine, Kim Schlauderaff listens to the barber shop quartet made up of (from left) Gary Gunstinson, Mike Boen, Daryl Haarstick and Don Matteson. The group spends Valentine’s Day traveling around Frazee, Vergas and Detroit Lakes singing to people whose sweethearts hire the group to serenade them. DL NEWSPAPERS/Paula Quam

These singers make house calls

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When Kim Schlauderaff’s boyfriend, Steve, brought her in some roses at work Friday, she thought that was his big showing.


But when four gentleman wearing black dresscoats and black hats came strolling in with a mug and a balloon, she knew she was in for something more.

“We’re looking for Kim,” they announced to the ladies who were working at Maurices in Detroit Lakes that day.

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