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Raenette Manderfeld-Pung has opened Crown Laurel Boutique in Afton, which carries a variety of both new and old merchandise. Staff photo by Amber Kispert-Smith.

Selling 'vintage treasures'

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Selling vintage merchandise in a historic village like Afton seemed like a perfect marriage, which is why Raenette Manderfeld-Pung decided to open up Crown Laurel Boutique.


"Afton will always be a historic village," Manderfeld-Pung said, "and people are attracted to things with character and history."

Crown Laurel Boutique, located in the same building as Baglio's, at 3290 St. Croix Trail S., opened at the end of March.

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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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