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Quick news: Uptown Creston business to close its doors

Published: Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013 10:52 a.m. CDT • Updated: Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013 11:04 a.m. CDT

Uptown Creston business to close its doors

One of Creston’s uptown businesses is closing its doors. Linda Hewitt, owner of Plentiful Harvest, said her store will officially close Dec. 21 after four years of operation in Creston.

She is currently holding a going-out-of-business sale whereby fabric, sewing notions, patterns, yarn, hooks, needles, threads and more are all 40 percent off.

“To be honest, we opened our store four years ago because Walmart quit selling fabric,” Hewitt said, “but this past year has been tough economically. This summer was horrific as far as sales for uptown businesses. People just aren’t buying. They are saving money.”

Hewitt said she and her staff will continue machine quilting from their homes, and she will now seek other employment.

Plentiful Harvest is located at 216 W. Montgomery St. in Creston.

CHS musician named to 2013 All-State Band

Creston High School Band Director Mike Peters announced Jeremy Stoll has earned the highest individual honor for high school musicians. He was selected to the 2013 All-State Band for tenor saxophone. This is the third year in a row Stoll has been selected to the All-State Band. Stoll is the son of Arnold and Melody Stoll of Creston.

Auditions for the 281-piece, All-State Band were held Saturday with about 17 percent of auditions making the cut. Participants will perform during the Festival Concert 7:30 p.m. Nov. 23 at Hilton Coliseum in Ames. Tickets are $18 each and available at the Iowa State University athletics ticket office or through Ticketmasters online.

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