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February 26, 2013

On the site of a former Mead Lumber Co. location, a C&L Hardware opens in Ashland, Neb.

On the site of a former Mead Lumber Co. location, a C&L Hardware opens in Ashland, Neb., according to an article on JouranlStar.com.

Store manager Larry Lemon told the news outlet: “We’re going to have more hardware than lumber, but we’re going to offer lumber, too.”

June 22, 2012

Regional chain Mead Lumber Co. has decided to close its Ashland, Neb., location on July 7, according to an article in the Journal-Star.

The 102-year-old lumberyard was not able to generate enough volume to make the business viable, spokeswoman Kate Mead told the newspaper. She added that local home builders were often bringing in building supplies from outside the area.