Hallie Strem, 19, Brooklyn Strem, 17, and Mya Haaven, 14, this year launched a business on Maple Lake called Ice Cream Island.
The three young women from Fertile, Minnesota, founded their business because they have traditionally spent weekends from May until September at the lake with their families and didn’t want that to change when they were old enough to get summer jobs.
”It was hard to leave the lake on beautiful days,” Hallie said.
When the Strems’ parents came back from a Florida vacation this past winter and told them about a business that sold ice cream on a lake there, the Strem sisters and Haaven decided to to start a similar business on Maple Lake.
In January 2021, they began working on the…