Gasthäuser are typically found in smaller towns and are often family-owned. It us not uncommon to have three generations of a family working together in such an establishment and many have been owned by the same family for generations.
Gasthäuser are common in the Germany, Austria, Switzerland and other European countries around Germany. Some are decorated with mural paintings (called Lüftlmalerei) depicting fairy tale stories or local legendary figures.
Proposal calls for brewery to house library; A bigger Pierre Bottineau library branch is proposed for the Grain Belt's former Gasthaus.(NEWS)
Jul 31, 2000; Imagine showing up at your public library and being told you can't go in. That happens sometimes at the Pierre Bottineau branch...