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Brittany Gunkel, pictured far right, has taken over ownership of Salon on Second, which she’s renamed Second Avenue Salon and Spa. Pictured with her, from left, are staff members Cindy Nguyen, Sandy Winkels, Cynthia Lien, Chris Wasche, Julie Reiter, Cindy Davis, Julie Mursu and Helene Johnson. Marie Nitke/FOCUS

Salon on Second gets new owner, new name


It was always Brittany Gunkel’s dream to own her own salon.

Raised in a family of hair stylists, from her mom to her aunts to her barber great-grandfather, she caught the stylist bug at an early age.


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Marie Johnson
Marie Johnson (formerly Nitke) came to the Perham Focus after several years as the Education and Arts & Entertainment Editor at the Herald-Review of Grand Rapids, Minn. She lives in rural Ottertail with her husband, Dan, and their spunky yellow lab, Louisa.
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