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Rolling (in) the dough: Osakis, Minn., baker couple make loads of lefse

Published 09/02/2009, State Capitol Bureau

John and Bernice Jacobs started their lefse bakery in 1972m when they invented a cloth-covered pastry board that made preparing the Norwegian potato-based flatbread a bit easier; their son, Jack, got into the business in 1978 and has done it full time since 1982. The State Fair is one of about 50 events that Jack, his wife Bonnie and their employees work a year, and it is a bit of a vacation, at least a vacation for a baker.

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