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Little Red Shed opens in Marquette

POSTED: May 23, 2012 7:00 a.m.
Liz Ponting/

Becky Witte, rural Marquette, has opened her new store, “The Little Red Shed”, in the former Blue Sky Cable building, once housing Olson’s Furniture Store, on the west side of Washington (Main) Street.

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Another new business has opened in downtown Marquette. Becky Witte, rural Marquette, has opened her new store, “The Little Red Shed”, in the former Blue Sky Cable building, once housing Olson’s Furniture Store, on the west side of Washington (Main) Street.
The new store will be a boutique/craft store offering affordable women’s, little girls, juniors, little boys and a few men’s clothing items plus accessories, shoes, handmade crafts, and shabby-chic furniture.
“I decided to open the store when my husband (Jamie) told me I had to get some of the stuff I was crafting out of the house,” Witte said. “He laughingly said my craft room threw up all over the place.”
She currently has some of the women’s and little girls’ clothing items for sale plus the furniture and crafts items. She will be adding the other items mentioned above in the near future. The little girls sizes will range from 2T to 7/8 and the little boys’ items will also begin at size 2T.
To the women’s dresses, tops, and skirts she now has, Witte will add shorts, capri pants, jeans, and both dressy and causal tops in all sizes.
“I will eventually have a juniors line too and 80 percent of the clothing I am offering for sale is made in the USA,” she said.
Witte will also be inviting others to add their crafts to the store.
“I will be renting out booths in the building where other people can sell their wares,” she said. “I have three signed up so far.”
“The Little Red Shed” will be open from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. If you would like to make an appointment to visit the store when it is not open or to call Witte for information about the store or to have a booth, you may do so at (785) 820-6884. Witte will be heading to market at the end of the month to purchase more merchandise. She also has a “Little Red Shed” location in Little River. It is open on Saturdays only.
Witte and her husband, Jamie, and three children, Grace, Leyton, and Kate, purchased the farm home of the late Leon “Pocus” and Glennys Peterson, south of Marquette on Fifth Avenue, across from the farm of Merle and Sandy Larson. The Wittes lived in Marquette before moving to the farm and have lived in the area for nine years.
Witte has experience at running a business. She was an assistant manager at a clothing store in the Hutchinson Mall and at Brown’s Shoe Fit in McPherson before becoming a stay-at-home mom. Stop by the store and see what Witte has to offer as she undertakes this new venture.


 


 

 


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