Houston County News: Leidel’s Apples


September 18, 2013 Just in the nick of time, the apple stand was saved. For the second year in a row, questions lingered as to who might open and operate the historic and well-known Leidel’s Apple Stand on Minnesota Hwy. 16 in La Crescent, and for the second consecutive year, […]

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Hooplaha.com: Leidel’s Apples


September 28, 2012 I am the 4th generation of Leidel’s that have been growing apples in La Crescent, MN for almost 100 years. I graduated from the University of Minnesota early so I could come back to take over the family business that was in jeopardy of closing for good after […]

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WXOW TV 19: Leidel’s Apples


September 13, 2012   LA CRESCENT, MN (WXOW) – Business is good at Leidel’s Apple Stand in La Crescent according to its new owner. You may remember the stand was set to close when operators Bernie and Rosanne Buehler retired last fall. They had run the stand since 1988. Mitch […]

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Post Bulletin: Leidel’s Apples


September 10, 2012 LA CRESCENT, MN – When it appeared the Leidel family apple stand on the south side of La Crescent might not open this year after a 60-year run, Mitch Leidel found he had cider running in his veins and is now its manager. Growing apples “is in the family. […]

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La Crosse Tribune: Leidel’s Apples


LA CRESCENT, MN – The future of nearly a century of family history and hard work came down to 21-year-old Mitch Leidel. Leidel’s Apples, which some claim to be the oldest apple orchard in La Crescent, was either going to likely disappear or he would have to operate it. “There’s […]

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News Channel 8: Leidel’s Apples


LA CRESCENT, MN – One of the area’s most well-known apple stands is now open for the season, after some questions about its future. Leidel’s Apple Stand in La Crescent opened at 10 a.m. Saturday morning. Even though the Leidel’s have been in the apple business since 1917, the stand […]

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WXOW News 19: Leidel’s Apples


LA CRESCENT, MN (WXOW) – The weather is a challenge, but an annual tradition in the hills above La Crescent is about to begin. Not long from now, workers will begin to harvest the apple crop. And in years past some of those apples made their way to Leidel’s Apple […]

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The Apple Stand Re-Painted


The Stand was re-painted and looking good for opening in a few weeks

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A Piece of Leidel’s Apples History


Here is a Land Grant document for Heinrich Henry Leidel signed by the office of Abraham Lincoln sometime in the 1860′s for La Crescent, MN. Leidel’s Apple Orchard eventually started from this piece of land.

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Leidel’s Ready for Springtime


Spring is here and the sign is back up at Leidel’s Apple Stand in La Crescent, MN.

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