User uShare Login | Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.

65° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options




[0] My Saved Articles
Back to all news


Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!


New SF Boutique Cleaning Up After Water Line Break

February 24, 2014, 4:55 PM by Jared Ransom

New SF Boutique Cleaning Up After Water Line Break

In a matter of months, downtown Sioux Falls will welcome a new boutique to its growing list of shops. In April, Lot 2029 will open its first store beyond Bismarck and Fargo.

"We looked at a few other cities and Sioux Falls really popped out as a strong economy. The downtown is completely renovating," co-owner Don Goldammer said.

Goldammer's excitement for the move is stalling slightly following a water line break Friday that brought water into the basement. By the time he got to the store, the water receded and now all that is left is a thick blanket of mud.

"It happens. We're in the Midwest; water lines break all the time. We're renovating a building right now; the water line broke on it in Fargo. You just take care of it," Goldammer said.

There is nothing in the store yet, so no inventory was lost due to the intruding water. That's a relief to co-owner Hope Wald as she and her partner keep moving forward and get the store ready to open.

"We've just stayed true to our game plan and that's getting the store painted, the fitting rooms in and let the owner of the building take care of his end of the clean-up," Goldammer said.

While the flooding in their basement is a set-back to this new business, the owners are just rolling with the punches and are expecting to be open this spring.

"You have to really have an open mind when you're starting new businesses up, especially in an area you're not too familiar with. So, yeah, it would've been nice if it wouldn't have happened, but maybe, fortunately, something can be fixed that we didn't know existed before," Goldammer said.

Even if that doesn't happen, it will certainly be an interesting story to tell their first customers on opening day.

Goldammer says he's lucky his business didn't suffer nearly as much damage as some of his new neighbors.

Previous Story

Next Story


Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View business

You may also like

First DTSF Incubator Store Open For Business

7/23/2014 6:30 AM

605 Running Co., 124 S. Phillips Avenue, just opened its doors on Friday. It's a big grand opening for the store, but also for Downtown ...

Full Story | Watch
Fruit From Walmart And Costco May Be Contaminated

7/22/2014 11:23 AM

A Central California company has issued a voluntary nationwide recall of specific lots of its fresh peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots over concern...

Full Story
Third Walmart Preparing To Open In Sioux Falls

7/22/2014 6:10 PM

Sioux Falls latest Walmart store is preparing to open in just a few weeks.

Full Story
Lance Armstrong Is Grand Marshal For Sturgis Ride

7/21/2014 3:02 PM

Dethroned cyclist Lance Armstrong has been named the official grand marshal of the mayor's ride to kick off the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.

Full Story
Deciding When To Collect Social Security

7/22/2014 10:10 PM

78 million Baby Boomers are retiring or preparing to retire.  The question they all face is when to draw their Social Security benefits. 

Full Story | Watch