About Us

Founded in March of 2002,  Laurie’s Automotive Services, Inc. has grown over the years to serve multiple communities in the Itasca County area. Since 2002, our commitment to our customers has developed by offering not only quality, respect and reasonable prices, yet also, a clean workshop, restroom and waiting area. A convenient waiting area located just off of the main office, provides our customers with reading material, Keurig beverages such as coffees and teas, along with access to free Wi-Fi. Bring along a book or tablet and stay a while, while we assist you with your automotive needs!


Laurie Howard, Owner/Certified Technician *

Laurie has been an automotive technician for 14+ years and business manager of Laurie’s Automotive for 12+ years. She has an Automotive Technology Certificate from Central Lakes College in Brainerd, Minnesota.

Steve Rybak, Lead Technician *

Steve has been an Automotive Technician for 35+ years. He is a trained ASE Certified Automotive Technician with experience and training in a variety of automotive repair shops as well as 6 years in the US Navy.

Kayleigh Svoboda, Administrative Assistant *

Kayleigh has been an employee of Laurie’s Automotive for 2+ years. She has 10+ years of Customer Service experience as well as experience in Modern Technology.


All of us here at Laurie’s Automotive Services send a Special Thanks to all who have made the growth of our business possible!
We appreciate the opportunity to “Keep Our Communities ‘Moving’ One Vehicle At A Time” and are looking forward to the years to come!