This building was built in 1931, and for most of its life was a grocery store. Ads we’ve found piece together:
1933: Home Grocery – home and business of Erastus Miller
(before 1938): Keely’s Grocery
1938: S.A. Esser, Grocer
1940-44: Stewart’s Grocery
1947-61: Jim M. McGilligan Fine Foods – owner and manager. McGilligan was a Park High graduate in the Class off 1938.
1962-63: Vern’s Kwik Shop
1963-66: Lee’s Superette/Kwik Shop – Richard A. Holte, Manager
1970: Park Kwik Shop
1981: Western Food Store. Grand opening July 25, featuring Joe Senser from the Vikings signing autographs, a visit from Twinkee the Kid, and free suckers, popcorn, and balloons.
1984: Park Kwik Shop: “Time is Money – We Save You Time” Owned by Jim and Rosalie Dixon.
1992: Linsk Flowers. Since at least 1998 it has been the home of Linsk Flowers, (since 1948), J. Stephen McCulloch, President. Linsk has previously been located in the Park Theater Building.