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The Slipper Slips Into History (For The Time Being?)


The initial notice placed in the Daniels County Leader newspaper was the March 4, 2021 issue. It stated: “The [Farver Farms] COOKHOUSE is FOR SALE and will be closing April 1st if a buyer can’t be found!”

There were some nibbles but in the end, nobody was willing to take the big bite.

The April 1, 2021 deadline came and went a week ago and now the restaurant/ bar, for a long time called The Slipper, is closed as of Wednesday, March 31.

The origin of the Silver Slipper Bar began sometime in the mid 1930s in the Gorham Hotel, which opened on December 29, 1929...