Author: W.D. Valgardson, Victoria, BC
Harold (Halli) Bjarnason, Sr., came to Gimli in 1924. He first had a partnership with F. Lyngdal who had an old store. Lyngdal sold his share to Halli and moved to the West Coast. In 1941, Halli demolished the old store and built the Bjarnason United store. . . .