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WCCO viewers name Mill Pond Mercantile best gift shop

NEW LONDON — Viewers of WCCO-TV have named Mill Pond Mercantile as the best gift shop in Minnesota. The business is owned by Ginny Knapp and Anita Stulen.

They started in 1996 by taking over a former artists cooperative and built their present building in 2003.

The store carries a large variety of gifts including greeting cards, clothing, kitchenware, linens and has a children's section.

The runner-up was DeAnn's Country Village Shoppe in Litchfield.

Donna Middleton

Coordinates calendars/listings (Church, Good Neighbors, Arts, Around Our Region) along with School and Students and handles letters to the editor. Began working part time at West Central Daily Tribune in 1975, working evenings in the sports department. Moved to news department fulltime days in September 1994. Married to retired Tribune sportswriter/photographer Rand Middleton. 2 grown children.

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