The potential sale of this parking lot to 11 Main Street LLC has left businesses adjacent to ask questions about what that will mean for their customers. Doris Lauing, the owner of Dakota Stock Growers Association feels this decision was made without consideration for older businesses in the area.
According to Justin Bohn with Sturgis Guns, Spring is always a time of year when gun sales begin to dip. Aside from the time of year Bohn says that covid created an unusual bump for their sales and they are seeing that bump begin to level out now. Bohn argues that the procedure for background checks has not changed for them since the order.
The building itself is a giant freezer with a self-service kiosk at the front. Those interested in using it can purchase a ten or twenty-pound bag of ice. There is also an option to pour ice straight into a cooler.