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Shady Hollow flea market is changing hands, as Ardy Hanson (bottom left), her husband, David Hanson (top left) and Karen Jones (top right) sell the property to Chad Stenerson (bottom right), a Moorhead native and summertime resident of Detroit Lakes.

Leaving Shady Hollow

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When Ardy Hanson and fellow schoolteacher and friend, Monte Jones, started buying and selling antiques at Shady Hollow Flea Market 30 years ago, the market had already been operating for 12 years.


"Ten little old ladies ran it, and it was also a vegetable farm" explained Hanson, "owned by Julie Bloomquist-Nustad, who tilled her garden and always said she just wanted to make a nickel or two."

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