ROCKETS RED GLARE READY TO BURST OVER AREA

Nichole and Neil Gustafson unloaded fireworks into their new building

with help from family members. Nichole is the daughter of Kyle (far left)

and Karla Prunty of Cleghorn and Neil’s parents are David (right) and

Audrey Gustafson of Aurelia. Their biggest fireworks package has a

Godfather theme. It costs $499.

Fireworks store opens in county

BY DOLORES CULLEN

“The best bang for your buck” is the slogan of the new fireworks store opening Friday, June 16 by an Aurelia couple, Neil and Nichole Gustafson.

In early May Gov. Terry Branstad signed the law to legalize fireworks in Iowa. Neil immediately started laying the foundation for a metal building, actually a carport, a mile-and-a-half west of the intersection of 3 & 71 on Hwy 3.

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