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Junior Nohl of Unique Embroidery in Willmar uses an embroidery machine Feb. 3 in the workshop of his business. Nohl and his wife, Kathy, used to operate a welding shop in Hancock before they opened the embroidery business five years ago. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

Former welding shop operators find satisfaction with embroidery business


Junior and Kathy Nohl were looking for a cleaner and easier career after they closed their Hancock welding shop nine years ago. The Nohls found their new career in a small embroidery business they started five years ago in Willmar called Unique Embroidery. Their welding shop was making parts for an aircraft company when the company cancelled all orders after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.

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David Little
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