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Valvoline Express Care at 1112 Jackson Ave. in Detroit Lakes has a new manager and part-owner who is raising the bar. DL NEWSPAPERS/Paula Quam

Tuning up the business: Oil isn’t the only thing Valvoline is changing

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There’s one thing that’s for sure about small towns — everybody knows your business.

So when a local business gets a less-than stellar reputation, they know that as well.


When Damon Sigman moved into the area in February and became part owner of Valvoline Express Care in Detroit Lakes, he knew he was buying into a challenge.

“I’ve had a lot of work to do to turn this place around — a lot of work,” said Sigman, “and we’re not done yet.”

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