WEST DES MOINES, IOWA -- As far as Hy-Vee is concerned, its age is 75 years young. "We're very proud to be 75 years old, but still a young company with mostly new assets and growing at a very rapid rate," said Ron Pearson, chairman. The chain's roots go back to a small store in Beaconsfield, Iowa, in 1930 and the partnership between Charles Hyde and David Vredenburg, whose names, in a shortened form, eventually became the company's name. The two men met several years earlier, in 1921, ...

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