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Group wants to return popcorn stand to Beatrice


BEATRICE (AP) — For 50 years beginning in 1937, residents and visitors of Beatrice had to go no further than Fifth and Court streets for a bag of fresh popcorn.

That’s where you could find the Traubel’s Popcorn Stand, where it operated until 1987.

The Beatrice Daily Sun reports ( ) that today, you can find the retired five-by-eight-foot stand tucked away in a storage facility at the Gage County Historical Society, as it’s too large to fit through the main building’s doors.

It’s been more than 25 years since popcorn was produced in the stand, though a recently...

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