Wilson Family Foods will remain open with local support

Wilson has reason to celebrate the new year. After months of rumors and uncertainty, the town’s roughly 700 residents learned their grocery store would for sure remain open. The “for sale” sign no longer hangs in the front window.

I-R writer Jennifer McDaniel tells the story starting on Page A1 of this week’s edition. Owner Rick Weigel considered giving up the business because of health concerns. Then doctors told him his health issues weren’t as serious as originally thought.

The diagnosis has allowed Weigel to continue as the owner of Wilson Foods and find additional ways to serve his current customers and attract new ones.

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