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'Millionaire monks' of rural Wisconsin fold Internet business and abbey

A small monastic community in Sparta ran an online, for-profit business called LaserMonks selling printer ink and toner. They were projecting annual sales of $3.5 million and talking expansion when they ceased operating in the spring. Now they've sold off nearly everything, put the place up for sale and gone their separate ways. Some are questioning their business acumen and lifestyle.
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A small monastic community in Sparta ran an online, for-profit business called LaserMonks selling printer ink and toner. They were projecting annual sales of $3.5 million and talking expansion when they ceased operating in the spring. Now they've sold off nearly everything, put the place up for sale and gone their separate ways. Some are questioning their business acumen and lifestyle.

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