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New grocery store owners will install a resident general manager

Posted 2/21/17 (Tue)

New grocery store owners will install a resident general manager

By Brad Nygaard

Next Monday is the projected date Jason Tracy will take over as the new owner of Crosby’s grocery store after decades in the hands of the Ekness family.

“I just think the world of the Eknesses,” he said. They’ve been great to work with.”

Monday is also the day Tracy’s application for a Renaissance Zone application will be reviewed at a hearing at Crosby City Hall.

Tracy, owner of “Jason’s Super Foods,” said he met Randy and Brenda Ekness on a cruise about five years ago. Since then, they’ve stayed in touch, and discussions about buying the store have been going on roughly three years.

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