Historic Site Sees Makeover


John and Shirley Mikota pose in front of their home. PHOTO BY MICHAEL HOHENBRINK

An iconic home with deep ties to the city’s history has been getting a facelift.

Taylor Made, a bed and breakfast owned by John and Shirley Mikota, is the beneficiary of restoration work over the course of a year.

Shirley called it “hundreds and hundreds of hours,” as she gave a tour of some of the work recently.

The full article appears in the Sept. 3 Calmar Courier.