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Fritz Zirbel opened up Northbound Trading Co. five summers ago, as his collection and love for antiques grew. The store (below) is located seven miles east of Detroit Lakes along Highway 34, and is open summer weekends only.

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On Highway 34 seven miles east of Detroit Lakes, a quaint log building captures the attention of drivers with its bright, white "Antiques" sign.

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Pulling over for this often unplanned stop, curious shoppers walk into the store, which instantly gives them a whiff of history.

"I had a kid come in and say, 'This place smells like my Grandma's attic'," laughs Fritz Zirbel.

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