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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato

Grandma's Store

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/voices/grandmas.html

**Photo by John Cross, Mankato Free Press

From penny candy to lampshades, you could find what you needed at Grandma's Variety Store.  Located on Belgrade Avenue in Lower North Mankato, the store opened its doors in 1975 and served the communinty until owner Helen Griffith's retirment in 1997.  

**Helen Griffith passed away on March 8th, 2010, approximately nine months after this story was completed.
**Angie Barta passed away on September 20th, 2011.

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