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Laurie Cumber is among the clients who arrive at Kesh Salon, Samantha Kleen sharing her talent and experience to create "great hair." (Jean Ruzicka / Enterprise)

Kleen opens Kesh Salon on 4th Street in Park Rapids

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Samantha Kleen was nearly late for prom.

The Nevis senior had coiffed four of her friends' hair, with a mere 45 minutes remaining before she and her date would step before the camera.


She would head off to college after graduation in 2004. But her "passion for hair" would send her off to Eden Prairie to hone her skills as a personal stylist, realizing her aunt's prophesy.

At 7, Kleen's penchant for locks led her aunt to forecast her career.

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