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NOT AN EASY DECISION

Closing Of 98-Year-Old Larsen's Jewelry Store Followed Months Of Family Discussions

Carla Gorenson and Greg Robinson know the impact and understand the legacy of Larsen's Jewelry Store and its 98-year history in Kimball. Carla and Greg are the great-grandchildren of store founder O.C. Larsen. They are emotional and reflective about the end of the 98-year-old business.

This coming Christmas will be the first time in a long time that either Carla or Greg have been able to do much of anything as far as Christmas with their families. Greg said, "It will be difficult because they will be thinking of the silver paper and red bows and what I am not doing."

But on a high note, Greg a...