Andrew Nelson still remembers the first time he experienced the Stewartville Citywide Garage Sale. On a Friday morning in 1998, he was ready to leave his home for work when he saw cars coming from all directions and pedestrians scurrying along the curbs. "We were like, 'What is going on? This is unbelievable. We can't even get out of our driveway. It's like a carnival,' " he said. Captivated by all the excitement, Nelson decided to get involved with the event himself. Every year since, he's hosted a garage sale at his Stewartville home... For more on this story pick up your copy of the May 4 Stewartville STAR.