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Grocery store to be employee-owned

Published 9:39am Friday, December 7, 2012 Updated 11:44am Friday, December 7, 2012

Wahpeton’s Econofoods owner, Joe Lueken is setting up a transition plan to turn the store over to employees when he retires.

The plan involves employee-owned stocks, according to the Daily News in Wahpeton.

Lueken will hand over the presidency of the company to Brent Sicard.

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