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Jason Vincent and Jan Bergman chat over coffee at the Vanilla Bean Cafe in Two Harbors on Wednesday. Bergman announced that she sold the restaurant to Vincent last week. Photo by LaReesa Sandretsky.

“The Bean” switches hands

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For the first time in many years, Jan Bergman walked through the door of the Vanilla Bean Cafe in Two Harbors Wednesday with a set of freshly manicured fingernails.


It’s a sign that she’s moving on after 16 years of ownership.

“I promised them I wouldn’t put my hands into any bleach water,” she said with a laugh.

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LaReesa Sandretsky
LaReesa Sandretsky is a Two Harbors High School graduate and Duluth native that began working at the News-Chronicle in 2012 as a reporter. She took over as editor in 2014. She covers County Board, including the Lake County broadband project.
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