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Barb's Bridal closes its doors in downtown Hastings

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For more than 30 years, Barb’s Bridal has offered formalwear to Hastings. Barbara Wittman of Hampton opened the business in 1990, and for the past 15 years it’s been under the ownership and management of Barbara Crisp.


On Tuesday, Oct. 8, Barb’s Bridal closed its doors for good.

“It was time for me to get out,” Crisp said. “I wanted to leave well. I wanted to make sure everyone was taken care of and I just felt that this would be the best time to leave,” she said.

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Katrina Styx
Katrina Styx has been a reporter for the Hastings Star Gazette since 2010. She has a bachelor's degree in English with a minor in journalism from the University of Wisconsin - River Falls. Prior to coming to Hastings, Katrina reported for weekly newspapers in Jordan, Minn., and River Falls, Wis.
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