Local treat shop closes, owner looks for investor

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PEKIN, Ill. — Maurie’s of Pekin is looking for new ownership.

On Facebook, owner Karen Irons says the decision to close in the meantime is for health reasons.

The sweet treat shop has been a Pekin staple since 1941.

Located in the old Pekin Times building, the legacy of Maurie’s spans generations.

On Thursday, Irons will host an investor open house.

Those interested in Maurie’s can check out all the store has to offer in hopes of keeping the history of the shop alive.

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