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Kugler Co. selling K-Stores to Colorado company

Friday, January 18, 2013

MCCOOK, Nebraska -- Kugler Co. today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its K-Stores convenience stores and service stations business to Colorado Retail Ventures Services L.L.C.

The five store locations include St. Francis, Kansas; Leoti, Kansas; McCook, Nebraska; Arapahoe, Nebraska and the original location in Culbertson, Nebraska.

Terms of the sale were not released.

K-Stores will be renamed Eagle Travel Stops and Convenience Stores, and will strive to exceed expectations in providing excellent products and services to their customers. All staff will remain, according to today's release.

Plans for expansion include Cenex branding and upgrades will be made to existing facilities to raise them to that high standard.

Chairman of the Board, Phillip Schumacher, said, "We are excited about the expansion and look forward to providing top-notch service and becoming a valued member of your community."

Established in 1924, Kugler Co. is a third-generation, family-owned company headquartered in McCook, Nebraska, with additional manufacturing facilities and partnerships to deliver quality products in Nebraska, Colorado, Kansas, South Dakota and all across the Eastern Cornbelt. Kugler Co. has established itself as a market leader in fertility with a large portfolio of groundbreaking fertilizer products for agriculture use.

Colorado Retail Ventures Services L.L.C. is headquartered in Sterling, Colorado, and is owned by Colorado and Kansas Cooperatives. The company owns and operates multiple convenience stores and truck stops throughout Colorado and Kansas.

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Hope that McCook and area communities does not lose the Kugler Company and the jobs it provides.

-- Posted by dennis on Mon, Jan 21, 2013, at 10:22 AM

"All staff will remain". And, it no, it does not affect Kugler Company. They aren't going anywhere.

-- Posted by Rural Citizen on Mon, Jan 21, 2013, at 10:46 AM

I was working at Kugler's on B Street when John was opening the Arapahoe store in 1984. 29 years have gone by fast!

Wallis Marsh

-- Posted by wmarsh on Mon, Jan 21, 2013, at 8:18 PM

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