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Becky and Paul Nickerson, of Houlton, Wisc., have bought Selma's Ice Cream Parlour and plan to open it this spring. The Nickerson's six children will work as the ice cream scoopers.

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Minnesota's oldest ice cream shop will be up and running once again this spring - with a family feel.

Becky and Paul Nickerson, of Houlton, Wis., have bought Selma's Ice Cream Parlour in Afton. The closing date is expected to be Dec. 1 - if not sooner.


"We heard about Selma's and the tradition there and saw it as tremendous opportunity to be part of a great community and a real landmark," Paul Nickerson said. "It was a shame to not see it open."

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Amber Kispert-Smith
Amber Kispert-Smith has been the schools and Afton reporter at the Woodbury Bulletin since 2008. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota. She previously worked as a reporter for Press Publications in White Bear Lake.
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