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Affordable Elegance Furniture is up and running in Hastings

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Brandy Eastman, and husband, Shorty, are the new owners of Affordable Elegance Furniture store at 1800 Vermillion Street in Hastings, but she's not new to the business, nor to the building.


Eastman learned the furniture business from her parents, Joe and Robyn Ptacek. They operated the Furniture House and the Oak Room at the same location. For the last decade, Eastman worked with them.

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Chad Richardson
Chad Richardson is the publisher and editor at the Hastings Star Gazette. He was the general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He previously worked at the Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.
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