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There is a “Beautiful Something” in Lanesboro


Mon, Aug 24th, 2015
Posted in Lanesboro Features

There is a unique new business in Lanesboro, Minn. called Beautiful Something, which is exactly what you will find while shopping there.

Brad Erwin and his daughter Shanalee Knight had been searching for a building to open their business and they found exactly what they wanted while looking in Lanesboro. They took possession of the building at 106 Coffee Street on April 1, 2015.

Erwin has been interested in antiques for over 35 years and wanted to have a shop to display and sell his inventory of glassware, furniture, pottery, and much more.

Knight “got to where she didn’t like going to big cities to buy her clothes anymore and got into buying a lot of her clothes online”, states Erwin of his daughter. So she decided to go into business with her dad selling clothing, accessories, and more along with his antiques.

Six weeks were spent fixing up the inside of the business as they remodeled. Erwin says they really fixed up the inside saying “the only thing we didn’t do was the ceiling - it’s the original tin ceiling” which added to the charm of the space when the business opened in the middle of May.

A second daughter, Jessica, and her husband, Casey Meyer, helped with remodeling and “work behind the scenes” doing computer work, buying, etc. states Erwin, and his wife adds her input on the different types of clothes to stock also.

Trying to incorporate antiques with new merchandise can be very tricky, but the owners of Beautiful Something hit the nail on the head.

Erwin describes their decorative style as “antiquely” and “rustic” with barn wood used throughout the building in different places, including trim work thanks to Erwin’s son-in-law who tore down an aged barn, and metal from an old chicken coop hangs behind the checkout counter.

Casey Meyer also used a barn board to make a jewelry board that holds many pretty pieces, including necklaces and bracelets. It is this type of innovative thinking that makes the store so special.

Erwin says people really like the “feel” of the space and he has received many positive comments from customers. He states “they just love it” and it has not only been customers giving rave reviews, as their realtor and other business owners in town have said how amazing it looks in the store.

The town of Lanesboro and the surrounding area have been very .....
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The Cracked Egg opens in Lanesboro

Mon, Aug 17th, 2015
Posted in Lanesboro Features

A new dining option is now available in Lanesboro, Minn., as Adam Mindrum has recently opened his business, which he named “The Cracked Egg”, and eggs are just one of many tasty menu items customers have to choose from. At 29, Mindrum has te ..... 
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Lanesboro Local offering classes in August

Mon, Aug 17th, 2015
Posted in Lanesboro Features

Lanesboro Local is once again taking registrations for some educational and very interesting classes. Choose from these August classes: • August 29-9 a.m., Amish Pie Making • August 29-10 a.m., Seed Saving with David Cavagnaro Lanesboro Lo ..... 
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Lanesboro barn dance

Mon, Aug 10th, 2015
Posted in Lanesboro Features

The Lanesboro Barn Dance will present another chance to kick up your heels on Saturday, August 15 at the Sons of Norway Hall in Lanesboro, Minn. Starting time is 8 p.m. and admission is $7.00 at the door. Located on Parkway Ave. next to Sylvan Park, ..... 
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Willford family named Grand Marshals

Mon, Jul 27th, 2015
Posted in Lanesboro Features

The Buffalo Bill Days Committee has named the Grand Marshals for the 2015 Buffalo Bill Days parade. Jon and Barb Willford, along with their son, Mike, his wife, Laura, and their children, Holdyn, 8, and Prailey, 5, will be riding through the stree ..... 
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Lanesboro Barn Dance

Mon, Jul 6th, 2015
Posted in Lanesboro Features

The Lanesboro Barn Dance will take place on Saturday, July 11, at the Sons of Norway Hall in beautiful Lanesboro, Minn. Guest caller Rina Rossi and fiddler AJ Srubas, both from Minneapolis, will be on hand, along with Bob Bovee on guitar. The danc ..... 
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Habberstad House has new owners

Mon, Jul 6th, 2015
Posted in Lanesboro Features

After fifteen years of operation, the Habberstad House Bed & Breakfast in Lanesboro transitioned to new owners on June 30, 2015. The previous owners, Dave and Nancy Huisenga, originally came to Habberstad as guests in June of 2000 for their annivers ..... 
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‘Red Hot’ is the theme for the “Over the Back Fence”

Mon, Jul 6th, 2015
Posted in Lanesboro Features

‘Red Hot’ will be the theme at this month’s “Over the Back Fence” Community Variety Show, on Friday, June 12, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. at the St. Mane Theatre. Previews of upcoming summertime community theater productions “Mary Poppins” and ..... 
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Lanesboro Art in the Park

Mon, Jul 6th, 2015
Posted in Lanesboro Features

Josiah McCallson, age 5, of Minneapolis, Minn. made a terrific Father’s Day tie at Lanesboro’s Art in the Park 2015.
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