While shopkeepers Donna and Tim Hostetler have had a good experience owning their rustic home decor shop Up North Decor, they said the time has come to close up and retire.
The downtown Howell shop at 113 East Grand River Ave. will close before the end of December.
The Hostetlers hope holiday shoppers will clean them out of inventory first.
"We're going to try to have the store open until just before Christmas," Tim Hostetler, a 67-year-old Howell resident, said. "Our lease runs out at the end of December ... so, the week after Christmas, we'd be taking care of anything in the store to close and have it ready for (building owners) to lease it."Read More