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After taking over the south Main Street grocery store in 1987, Dick and Carol Rinehart have decided to step down as owners of Dick's Fresh Market (shown in right-hand corner) and Dick's Hometown Liquor (shown in left-hand corner). The new owners, the Rineharts' children, include, from left: Brian and Lisa Weiss, Dick's Fresh Market; Doug Rinehart, Dick's Fresh Market; Carol and Dick Rinehart; and Michelle Rinehart and Kurt Lake, Dick's Hometown Liquor. Jillian Dexheimer photo

Hometown grocer: Changing of the guard

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After 31 years of ownership, Dick and Carol Rinehart, proprietors of Dick's Fresh Market, 1121 S Main St., and Dick's Hometown Liquor, 1141 S Main St., say "it's time" to move on.


The Rineharts' children Doug (son) and Katie Rinehart, and Brian and Lisa (daughter) Weiss, will take over Dick's Fresh Market. Michelle Rinehart (daughter) and her husband Kurt Lake will take over Dick's Hometown Liquor.

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Jillian Dexheimer
Jillian Dexheimer has been a copy editor and reporter for the River Falls Journal since 2011. She previously worked for the River Falls Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau. Dexheimer holds a sociology degree from UW-River Falls.
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