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Esko's Corner runs out of gas


September 20, 2019

Pete Radosevich

Esko Spur is going out of business today at Esko's namesake corner.

Esko's Corner won't have a gas station after today, when the Esko Self Serve closes down after more than 40 years in business.

Beth Belden, whose family has operated the popular store known around town as the "Esko Mini Mall" said they struggled to get local support in the face of increased competition, and eventually decided to close the store after no buyers could be found to continue the business. She plans to sell the building after the canopy, gas pumps and storage tanks are removed this fall.

"It's a perfect spot for a small business or an office, or even a coffee shop," Belden said....

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