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A New Era For Kimball Bakery

Mary Sue Gates Purchases Downtown Business, Keeps Alive A Community Tradition

Kimball Bakery is under new ownership.

"What a great fit, and the timing was perfect," new owner Mary Sue Gates said. She said her "goal this week is to learn and then to slowly implement change."

Although the bakery will not have a lot of changes, it is Mary Sue's intention to honor the legacy and traditions of the Kimball Bakery. The donuts will be the same as will the employees and hours of operation. But she does plan to expand hours to include lunch.

Although many things will be the same Mary Sue will be adding her own brand – Merrycakes. She said the Merrycakes brand will have a look tha...