Treats and Treasures

Treats and Treasures marks 30 years

May 24, 2023
Treats and Treasures in Lake City recently marked the shop’s 30th anniversary. Jil (pictured) and Paul Garry of Lake City opened Treats and Treasures in downtown Lake City in 1993. The shop was originally on Lyon Avenue at the current location of Pumpkinberry Stitches. It later moved around the...

Girls Day Out has big year

Apr 28, 2021
Treats and Treasures was a busy place Saturday afternoon during the Girls Day Out shopping event in Lake City. “This is like the first Girls Day Out,” shop owner Jil Garry said. “It warms your heart.” It was Garry who brought the idea for the event to Lake City after seeing something similar in...

Businesses navigate detours and disease

Apr 30, 2020
Drivers aren’t the only ones being creative in response to the detours around Highway 61 construction. Now that detours for the Highway 61 reconstruction project are in full effect, some local businesses are offering special products and services to boost business. Tom Heffernan Ford is...

Artists’ Christmas ornaments debut Saturday in Lake City

Nov 27, 2019
Treats and Treasures in Lake City is hosting three Minnesota artists as part of Lake City’s Christmas by the Lake events. On Saturday, Nov. 30, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Nate Beck, Tracey LaChance, and Manda Baldwin will be at Treats and Treasures to introduce their area-themed ornaments. Beck has...

Chamber presents 25-year plaque to Treats and Treasures

Jun 20, 2018
The Lake City Chamber of Commerce ambassadors and staff enjoyed some fudge while presenting Paul and Jil Garry, owners of Treats and Treasures, with a plaque commemorating 25 years of business. Treats and Treasures is a shopping and retail store open seven days a week offering a variety of items...

Sisters win Sammy coloring contest

Feb 14, 2018
Two sisters won their respective age groups in the Lake City Area Arts Sammy the Snowman coloring contest held during Winter Fest. Aerith Schierts (left) received a $10 Dairy Queen gift certificate for winning the three to six age group. Colette Lichtblau-Tepley, the winner of the seven to 14 age...

Award-winning young adult author to appear May 28 in Lake City

May 24, 2017
Treats and Treasures in Lake City will host an appearance by author Mary Clare Lockman on Sunday, May 28, from 10 a.m. until noon. Lockman is a retired oncology/hospice nurse with a degree in creative writing from Metropolitan State University. Her stories have been published in several “Chicken...

Torch: Chains vs. Small Businesses

Jan 5, 2017
Most towns or cities that you have been to, I’m sure have chain businesses and small businesses. For example like a Walmart on one block and then a cute little mom and pop shop on the other. Most people think that the difference is obvious, they are just different in size, right? Well not exactly...

The Old Curmudgeon - 5-5-16

May 4, 2016
The old Lake City jailhouse (across Marion Street from the drug store and Pearl Button Co.) has a new life beginning tomorrow! Friday.  It will become the Sherlock-Matheny Studio. The professional artists will be open on weekends (Friday through Sunday). Jean Sherlock and Dave Matheny live just a...

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