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What's in a name? Sometimes your job


FARGO -- Some folks seem to be born for their job.

Joe Hammers is one.

"We were probably destined to be contractors," said Hammers, general manager of Perham, Minn.-based Hammers Construction Inc.

The Hammers family has been in construction a long time. Joe's grandfather and grandmother started the business more than 50 years ago, and Joe is now in the process of buying it from his father and uncle.

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