Some businesses get started in the basement, while others might start in the garage. Wrede and Sons of Monticello got their start on a farm located on Diamond Point Road, two miles east of Monticello.
“I was raised on a farm,” said 83-year-old Bob Wrede. “In 1957, I went to work for a contractor here. I started as a laborer and went into heavy equipment. I was in a bad wreck and couldn’t stand the winters to work. I would come back here in the summers and work for contractors.“
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