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Hy-Vee to open Dollar Fresh store in Vinton

Hy-Vee purchased former Shopko buildings in January with the goal of reopening them as Dollar Fresh stores.
Hy-Vee purchased former Shopko buildings in January with the goal of reopening them as Dollar Fresh stores.

Hy-Vee will open a Dollar Fresh store in Vinton on Friday, May 22.

The 22,000-square-foot store will include groceries, a bakery and ready-to-eat selections, a “dollar section” and a pharmacy as well as a fuel service area.

It will employ 43, eight of whom will be full time.

West Des Moines-based Hy-Vee announced its purchase of Shopko buildings in Vinton, Cresco, Dyersville, Hampton, Oelwein and Waukon in January, with the aim of renovating and reopening them as Dollar Fresh stores.

Wisconsin-based Shopko filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy a year before.

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