January 05, 2015 –
The Prairie Band One Stop’s exterior is in keeping with a traditional floral woodlands design. The store also sells Native American themed products.
MAYETTA: The Prairie Band One Stop located at US Highway 75 and 190th Road held its grand opening Friday and is now open for business.
The store sells gas, drinks, tobacco, gifts, and snacks and is open daily from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. A 24-hour gas pay-at-the-pump is also available.
The store is the newest business venture for Prairie Band, LLC that is owned by the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation. Native American themed items are for sale in the store including coffee from PT’s Roasterie called the Prairie Band Signature Blend. A Prairie Band Potawatomi Welcome Center is also being planned at a later date.
The store was formerly known as Kathy’s General Store and has been completely renovated. It has new flooring, reconstructed rooms that include a gift shop, tobacco sales area, snack bar section, large modern restrooms and new plumbing and electrical wiring. There are also adjacent rooms that include offices and a large storage space.
The entryway off of US Highway 75 has been paved as well as the ground around the store. There are three other buildings near the store that include the Prairie Band, LLC headquarters and two others that are available for retail or commercial space.