by Doug Hanson
The area is full of grass and young evergreens, turned into a downtown city park. The land once housed Lafayette Motors, owned by Dennis Fenske and the former funeral home/Ledger building. The City of Lafayette had purchased the Ledger building and took control of the Lafayette Motors land through a tax-forfeited deed.
For the complete story, check out the February 9 issue of the Winthrop News.