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Chris Kath and Steve Jerlow stand inside the new Bob and Steve's Store located in Burkhardt. Kath owns the property and the building which he leases to Jerlow and Bob Micheals, owners of the convenience store and BP gas station. It opened on Friday, Oct. 21.

New Bob and Steve's is open for business


An idea glimmering for five years in the minds of New Richmond resident, Steve Jerlow and Willow River Inn owner, Chris Kath became a reality on Friday. Bob and Steve's newest store and gas station complex opened in Burkhardt.

In the fall of 2010 the property, one with a long history, came on the market. By January the deal was complete. Kath, had purchased the five-acre site of GB Curly's aka The Rustic Hut. Kath and Jerlow were set to move forward.

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