Merchants take center stage for Christmas block party


Local News

December 5, 2019 - 9:28 AM

Christmas decorations and lights illuminate the Sophisticated Rose storefront window in downtown Iola.

Jan Knewtson has several favorite parts of the Christmas season.

Her most favorite may be when she channels her inner Griswold.

Knewtson, longtime owner of Sophisticated Rose in downtown Iola, has arguably Iola’s most ornate holiday window display, with lighted reindeer pulling Santa and his sleigh, and Christmas trees.

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