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Attitude is everything. This might best describe Theresa Edwards. She’s seen many changes over her 12 years working at the LDF Country Market. But this year has been a doozy. “The pandemic is wearing on people and fraying their nerves,” Theresa says. “But customer service is what we’re all about here, so it’s imperative I…

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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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Members of a joint effort between LDF Elder & Aging and LDF Country Market teammates to keep LDF Elders supplied during the pandemic. Pictured from left standing: Sharon Thompson, Chris Fuller, Serena Johnson, Driver, Joely Armstrong, Lorraine Wildcat, and Sedwick Armstrong. Seated: George Careful. Tribal Elders are respected and revered throughout the community. Protecting them…

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LDF Country Market’s Carmen Potts greatest wish for the LDF community? “To get our old lives back,” she says. Until the pandemic passes, however, she is doing all she can to get us there. “My greatest hope is people realize one life is as important as any other,” Carmen says. “If we all get together…

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[Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in the Vilas County Economic Development Corporation e-newsletter. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we were only recently able to receive the recognition plaque. The LDF Country Market team is proud to serve the community, keeping supplies flowing during the pandemic. Thank you to everyone who has come together to…

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After 20 years working at the LDF Country Market, you would think Jeff Williams had seen it all. And then came the global pandemic—a history making event we had not experienced for 100 years. “It’s stressful for everyone,” Jeff says. “Everyone wonders if they’re going to catch covid and how it will impact them and…

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Ordinarily, LDF Country Market Butcher Ann Christ likes to be on the meat department floor. She enjoys talking with customers. She takes time to discuss cuts of meat and educates people on how to prepare each cut. She enjoys reading their faces. But these are no ordinary times. The new normal forced upon the world…

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When in crisis, we see heroes walk among us. Our very own John Edwards is one of those heroes. As an operations supervisor, John continues to work through the pandemic to ensure our community has access to supplies. “Living nearby the store, there’s no excuse for me to miss work,” John says. “You gotta pay…

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