Carmen Potts Shares Her Nightmare

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Covid is no daydream. More like a nightmare. That’s how Carmen Potts describes her bout with coronavirus. Went to bed fine, she says, woke up having a hard time breathing. Within a day, Carmen was on her way to the hospital. “It felt like I was having an asthma attack,” Carmen recalled. “For me, it…

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What Is She Wearing!?!

Caryl Mattioli dresses up for holidays. Not in the traditional sense. But everyone looks forward to seeing what she will wear. Whatever the holiday, LDF Country Market customers and teammates know it’s coming. They ask when she will show up to work in costumes themed for the approaching holiday. This season is no different. And,…

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Lac Du Flambeau Truly Caring For Community

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Today as our sky is grey and Mother Earth is trying to cover us with a blanket of snow, our Lac Du Flambeau community really shines. LDF Country Market team members are preparing to deliver the first of hopefully many deliveries of donations of goods to the Economic Support Department. While the struggle to feed…

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As our weather cools and our nights get longer, we enter into our next season. Maybe Mother Nature cools our weather to bring us closer together. We start to reflect on our year and appreciate each other a little more. Our hugs get longer and our handshakes become heartier.  We gather more often to celebrate…

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Pandemic Be Damned! Opportunity Reigns

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Christy LaGrew sees opportunity in Lac du Flambeau. In fact, she saw opportunity here before joining the LDF Country Market team. “Before I started working here I thought the produce area looked really nice,” Christy says. “It’s full of color and I am sincerely impressed by the freshness of the produce section.” As the new…

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Fake News Alert! You Can Go Home Again!

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Someone, somewhere said you can never go home again. Not true for Stephanie Lerdal. She first worked at the LDF Country Market as a teenager. She then moved away to Appleton and Oshkosh. After years of living and working off the reservation, she’s back in Lac du Flambeau as an LDF Country Market Operations Manager.…

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LDF Country Market’s George Carufel Shares Gratitude

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Over the last several months, I hope everyone has enjoyed reading about our teammates at the Country Market. Personally, I’ve enjoyed seeing the stories and recognition for their efforts to keep our community supplied while working to keep everyone as safe as possible. You can read their stories within this LDF Country Market Blog by…

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Talk about timing! Agnes started working as a LDF Country Market cashier just as the coronavirus pandemic took hold of the world. “Yep! Trained and thrown into the fire,” is how Agnes describes her start at the store. Agnes exudes personality, and she’s quick to laugh. But she’s equally humble and all-too-willing to heap praise…

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A WORD TO THE WISE FOR THE INVINCIBLES DURING THE PANDEMIC From the first moment you talk with Dana Rae, you find she’s quite the character. Her personality is kindhearted with a twist of mischief. All in good fun. But when it comes to the pandemic, she offers some serious advice, as someone working on…

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