SLEEPY EYE - Antique enthusiasts should be interested to know the new Grizzly Canyon General Store, which recently opened in the Masonic Temple building on Second Avenue Northwest downtown, offers a variety of items for sale or trade.
Several rooms of merchandise include military-issue gear; an antique Sleepy Eye High School letter jacket, hat and pennant; various cookie jars; teapots and other kitchenware; as well as more collectables including a President Eisenhower stamp book and wildlife prints by artist Martin Glen Loates.
Store owner Montana Mielke encourages customers to come in the store, get on the mail and/or e-mail list and get an extra 10 percent discount.
Staff photo by Fritz Busch
Montana Mielke in his Grizzly Canyon General Store in the Sleepy Eye Masonic Temple building on Second Avenue Northwest. Mielke buys, sells and trades merchandise including cookie jars, kitchen ware and military items. He also sells items on consignment. Store hours are 3 to 6 p.m., Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.
Merchandise is also sold on consignment. Store hours are 3 to 6 p.m., Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.