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New owner, same store

Connors take ownership of Fiesta Foods

Casey Connor likes what he has seen so far at Fiesta Foods.

The longtime grocer took ownership of the Hartley store April 1 after purchasing it from Greg and Cathy Musch. He and his wife, Julie, also own and operate stores in Lake Mills and Northwood, so their recent purchase wasn't that big of a leap.

"This isn't our first rodeo and I am getting better at it," Connor said. "This one isn't as scary. It was a well-run store with Greg and Cathy, and there's a good comfort level with the staff."

Connor has been in the grocery business since he was a kid working at the store in Corning, Iowa. He w...