LA CRESCENT, Minn. — Sixty-three years after his parents started the business, the coronavirus pandemic prompted Bruce Bauer and his wife, Katrina, to add a number of safety measures this spring at Bauer’s Market and Garden Center at 221 N. Second St. in La Crescent.
LA CRESCENT, Minn. — The coronavirus pandemic and government efforts to slow its spread have made this one of the most unusual times in the 60-year history of Heth’s Hardware Hank & Rental in downtown La Crescent.
SPRING GROVE, Minn. — Production and sales of its soda pop have continued to grow during the 16 years that Bob and Dawn Hansen have owned the Spring Grove Soda Pop business, which began in 1895.
LA CRESCENT, Minn. — More than four years after they opened Kaddy’s Kafe in downtown La Crescent, Lori and Tim Kadlec have purchased the building they’d been leasing despite the turmoil the coronavirus pandemic has caused for the restaurant industry. And their cafe remains open for take-out food.
HOKAH, Minn. — They’ve been selling some of the food they produce, at farmers markets in La Crescent and Hokah.
CALEDONIA, Minn. — Caledonia hadn’t had a meat market for several years, until Charlie Reed opened Chuck’s Old Fashioned Meats on Aug. 30 at 138 S. Kingston St. in downtown Caledonia.
The District 300 Foundation will honor Jay Friedl, Pam De Lacy and Stacy Johnson Hart at its Wall of Excellence Induction event, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 10 at the La Crescent Area Event Center, 595 Veterans Way, La Crescent.
CALEDONIA, Minn. — Suzanne Roesler, who bought the Caledonia Bakery on March 1, has gone back in time to give it a new look.
Amanda and Jeremiah Ninneman opened The Wired Rooster Coffee Shop in Caledonia, Minn. in 2015 in an effort to help revitalize the downtown area. Three years later, their business has become a meeting place and source of new entertainment for area residents of all ages and backgrounds.
LA CRESCENT, Minn. — After seven years of operating a coffee shop/roastery in Wyoming, Aaron and April Justice weren’t about to give up coffee roasting after Aaron became senior pastor of La Crescent United Methodist Church in July 2017.
When Liz Micheel, professor of biology at Minnesota State College Southeast, presented her proposal for a brand-new degree program to administrators, she thought there would be at least a little resistance.
LA CRESCENT, Minn. — Five years after she began selling her own soaps, lotions, lip balms, bath products and candles at farmers markets and craft fairs, Deb Affeldt has opened Wild Willow Soap and Gifts at 136 S. Walnut St. in downtown La Crescent.
LA CRESCENT, Minn. — This year’s grape harvest began Wednesday — several days earlier than usual — at River View Vineyard and Winery on Apple Blossom Scenic Drive north of La Crescent, where owner Brad Helstad says wine sales and production have continued to increase since he first opened to…
SPRING GROVE, Minn. — The two Pats at the local supermarket are working together again after a six-year hiatus, and bringing a taste of Texas to the Coulee Region.
HOKAH, Minn. — With more than three decades of experience in the food industry, Barb Kappauf says the healthier food and homey atmosphere at her new Tas-Tee Shoppe soup and sandwich shop have been well-received by Hokah-area residents.