Netts 1919 Downtown Property Being Sold
One of Provosts oldest original business operations is being sold as the owners are retiring.
Owners of Netts Variety and Clothing store, Wilf and Edith Nett will mark the end of an era when the property and building is sold to Tom Ward of Provost effective March 15.
Merchandise will soon be cleared out by an auction sale.
Wilfs father, Peter B. Nett bought the Main Street property and a small store on the site in 1919. He was a jeweler (born in Minnesota in 1892) who served the community for 55 years. In 1944 the original store was sold to Les Yeates who had the building moved. The contents of Netts store was moved temporarily to Lindbergs store on the other side of Main Street and a new building was put up on the original property in 1944.
More of story in Print version in March 6 edition of The Provost News
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