Tag Archives: Shopping

Fun and Games Found in Downtown Stevens Point

The holiday season is upon us, and as the semester comes to a close, students might find themselves looking for affordable entertainment as a well-earned reward for a grueling study session or just something to ease those “finals season” nerves. Two Stevens Point establishments are on deck to provide for the needy entertainment enthusiast, whether they’re on the lookout for ... Read More »

Come January, Local Kmart Closes Its Doors for Good

Located at 111 Division Street, Stevens Point, the local Kmart is scheduled to shut its doors for good by the end of January 2018. Kmart has been known for their low prices and nationwide accessibility for decades. However, as more superstores begin to popularize, Kmart is plummeting and Stevens Point is seeing the effects. According to the press release from ... Read More »

Shop Locally for Holiday Gifts that Keep Giving

The best place for students to holiday shop this season is right down the street. The downtown area of Stevens Point is home to many local businesses that are better for both the environment and the community than larger rival companies. Shopping for gifts locally generates 70 percent more economic activity than shopping at a big box store. Downtown Stevens ... Read More »

Benefits of Thrift Shopping Go Beyond Saving Money

Buying new clothing can be harmful to the environment and violate human rights, but thrifting is an alternative that helps decrease the harm done around the world. How our clothes are made is not often found at the forefront of our minds. But the manufacturing of much of our clothing is wasteful and harmful to the environment. A recent investigation ... Read More »

Girls in Pearls: Embracing Both Sisterhood and Fashion

From chemistry lab manager to owner of her own boutique, Margaret O’Connor Govett has always want­ed to do what she does today. She packed up her lab equipment and opened up for business downtown in early September. With a husband who works at the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point and as a former chem­istry lab manager at the university, ... Read More »