Charles City, Iowa – There’s new ownership at a local boutique along main street.
Darbe and Company boutique is under new ownership for the first time in seven years.
The new store’s owner Rhonda Dana who is retired after teaching for 34 years.
Dana taught in Waterloo for the last three decades. Dana’s family pulled her home, and now her second home will be her shop. Dana says under new ownership, not much will change.
Dana says the toughest part of the job has been the paperwork and legal formalities. She credits the store’s old owner for being a great mentor.