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Kal's Kars owners John and Lisa Kallevig purchased the former Wadena GM lot, and will move all of their businesses there, including Kal's Appliances.

Kallevigs close on Wadena GM property

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John Kallevig's ambitions in the family business started small, but like the proverbial acorn turning into the mighty oak, grew quickly.


"When I was a 5- or 6-year-old, I'd get a fly swatter and get a penny for every fly I'd swat," he recalled.

That was about 25 years ago, and today, John and his wife, Lisa Kallevig, are about to expand Kal's Kars, Kal's Appliances, Kal's Rental Equipment and Kal's Motor Sports into the huge lot that used to contain a competitor, Wadena GM.

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