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•  The Globe Gazette reports that Hy-Vee "will acquire six former Shopko locations in Iowa, which will re-open under its Dollar Fresh brand by late summer.  In the upcoming weeks, the former Shopko locations are set to undergo renovations," including those in Hampton, Cresco, Oelwein, Waukon, Dyersville and Vinton.

Hy-Vee says that the Dollar Fresh banner is "designed to offer customers in smaller communities a fresh, new product selection at low prices. Customers will find a full selection of grocery items, a bakery section with a full range of fresh-baked items, a dollar sections, a Wall of Value, ready-to-eat meal offerings and other services."