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Retiring Strack and Van Til president proves hard work pays off

Retiring Strack and Van Til president proves hard work pays off

A longtime fixture in the local business community started his career in the grocery industry at a time when they still stamped the prices on the cans and rang them up manually at the cash register.

October 18, 2014 12:00 pm Photos

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Strack & Van Til names new president

Strack & Van Til names new president

Ken Diehl will serve as the new president and CEO of the region's main local grocery chain, Strack & Van Til announced Tuesday.

October 14, 2014 12:00 pm Photos

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Chesterton store scammed out of $500

CHESTERTON | A Chesterton grocery store was scammed out of nearly $500 by a quick change artist on Saturday.

September 30, 2014 9:20 am
Strack & Van Til: How to select and serve seafood

Strack & Van Til: How to select and serve seafood

Choosing and preparing fish can be intimidating. However, according to Strack & Van Til Deli and Seafood Manager Larry Malchick cooking fish is much simpler than people think.

September 25, 2014 4:35 pm
Hartsfield Village: How to choose the right retirement community

Hartsfield Village: How to choose the right retirement community

Hartsfield Village is a beautiful Senior Living Community uniquely designed for the well-being of its residents. As a true Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC), Hartsfield Village offers a variety of lifestyle and healthcare options all on the Hartsfield Village campus.

September 25, 2014 4:35 pm

Lowell Lions selling tickets to Aug. 29 circus performances

LOWELL | The Lowell Lions Club is selling tickets to the Kelly Miller Circus.

August 10, 2014 12:05 am
Munster Strack & Van Til unveils new look

Munster Strack & Van Til unveils new look

MUNSTER | It took an intensive around-the-clock construction effort lasting nearly 4 1/2 months, but the Strack & Van Til at 12 Ridge Road now boasts a new look, a new focus on fresh foods and a new brand of energy-efficiency.

July 23, 2014 1:08 pm Photos

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Strack & Van Til has rolled out produce markets

Strack & Van Til has rolled out produce markets

Hungry for fresh, locally grown produce?

July 20, 2014 7:30 pm

Crown Point annual picnic features roasted hog, beanbag games

CROWN POINT | When the echoes of fireworks have faded into memory and city residents are looking for one last blast for the holiday weekend, they can head to the Lake County Fairgrounds today for the annual citywide picnic.

July 05, 2014 8:05 pm
Strack & Van Til rolls out specially made carts for disabled children

Strack & Van Til rolls out specially made carts for disabled children

A stay-at-home mom in suburban Birmingham, Ala., realized she faced a problem when her disabled daughter, Caroline, outgrew the shopping carts at the local stores where she shopped.

July 02, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Strack & Van Til bagger Randy Pribble, 57, is surprised with presents, cards, balloons and cupcakes for his birthday by local residents, including Lydia Ramos, right, at the store in Hammond.

June 19, 2014 7:13 pm
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Strack & Van Til bagger Randy Pribble, 57, is surprised with presents, cards, balloons and cupcakes for his birthday by local residents, from left, Tamye Haugen, Yvonne Brandner, Junita Wilson, and Lydia Ramos at the store in Hammond. Haugen, founder of the group Pay It Forward Wishes an…

June 19, 2014 7:13 pm
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Strack & Van Til bagger Randy Pribble, 57, is surprised with presents, cards, balloons and cupcakes for his birthday by local residents at the store in Hammond.

June 19, 2014 7:13 pm
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Strack & Van Til bagger Randy Pribble, right, looks at more than 70 birthday cards he received from people in the community with Tamye Haugen at the store in Hammond. Haugen, founder of the group Pay It Forward Wishes and Heroes, found out it was Pribble's birthday while shopping at the …

June 19, 2014 7:13 pm
Highland resident works smart at Purdue Calumet

Highland resident works smart at Purdue Calumet

A Highland resident is the first industrial engineer hired at Strack & Van Til.

June 15, 2014 7:30 pm Photos

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St. John revamps TIF districts to boost growth

ST. JOHN | In efforts to improve the town's chances of attracting new businesses, the Redevelopment Commission has approved revamping  tax increment financing districts.

June 14, 2014 7:03 pm
Strack & Van Til president/CEO to retire

Strack & Van Til president/CEO to retire

HIGHLAND | A fixture in the local business community is retiring. 

June 13, 2014 2:30 pm

Salvation Army Donut Day drive this weekend

The Salvation Army conducts its 77th annual National Donut Day this weekend and next.

May 29, 2014 12:00 am
Stracks renovating Munster supermarket, bulking up organics

Stracks renovating Munster supermarket, bulking up organics

Strack & Van Til, the largest local grocery chain, is pursuing a major multimillion-dollar renovation of its Munster supermarket.

March 28, 2014 5:30 am Photos

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Strack & Van Til raises money for Sojourner Truth House

Strack & Van Til raises money for Sojourner Truth House

GARY | Strack & Van Til supermarkets recently presented a check for $5,000 from the proceeds of their Annual Charity Golf Outing to Sojourner Truth House in Gary. Sojourner Truth House is a "Ministry of Hope and Help" for homeless and at-risk women and their children.

March 24, 2014 1:58 pm
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