COLTON, S.D. (KELO) – Tiny Business enterprise Saturday promotes nearby procuring every single calendar year, and this yr a new retailer has popped up providing people today in the Colton, South Dakota spot one more shopping possibility.
Dust to Dawn on the corner of 4th and Main in Colton, South Dakota, may be a new business enterprise for the city, but this developing has a background the proprietors will generally don’t forget.
“My dad took above the business enterprise in 1950 and ran it for 60 decades until eventually, correct up until the working day he died, very significantly, and mom labored by his side,” owner Brenda Amundson reported.
Howie’s Company was auctioned off and offered out of the family members in 2010. Soon after a fireplace remaining its mark on the building’s heritage a handful of a long time just after that, Amundson’s son acquired it and fastened it up. Now it is after once again a family organization, only this time instead of auto products and services and gasoline, buyers can obtain repurposed furnishings and decorations.
“We find stuff that can flip into actually amazing issues, and it’s anything that we love. Form of in the course of this time of 12 months, it is anything enjoyment to do, specifically all through a pandemic,” operator Amber McMillen claimed.
“It’s stuff that folks have put apart and shoved in the again corner someplace. Just supplying it a new lifetime, a new commencing, and which is form of the dust to dawn. My mom’s name was Dawn, and it was, you know, my mother and father ran the small business for like 60 yrs. So it’s type of an homage to her, mainly because she’s a lovely particular person and we just want to make everything wonderful yet again,” Amundson explained.
Amundson and McMillen, a company-owning mother/daughter duo, hope to bring a different community buying experience to Colton and the surrounding communities.
“Especially, this, you know, 12 months, it’s been challenging for like the small enterprises to endure, and I consider people today have come to realize that. You know, it’s like, let’s put our revenue back again into the group, simply because which is who supports almost everything,” Amundson stated.
“Colton is a fantastic town, but also, a ton of the little, surrounding cities, all people is just a really, I truly feel, like a actually huge community. So it is like all the little towns appear collectively and I just think with all the family members, pals, we just have a genuinely major guidance team listed here, McMillen reported.
Saturday was just the store’s tender opening Amundson and McMillen are even now deciding the shop’s long run several hours.
To master far more, take a look at Dust to Dawn’s Facebook page.