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News & Events - 2011

  • Hy-Vee CEO Ric Jurgens Announces Plans to Retire

    December 14, 2011 | News & Press ReleasesHy-Vee Chairman and CEO Ric Jurgens announced to stockholders at Hy-Vee’s annual meeting today that he plans to retire from the company effective June 1.

  • Ric Jurgens Biography and Photo

    December 13, 2011 | News & Press ReleasesRic Jurgens was born and raised in Des Moines, Iowa. He is a graduate of Des Moines North High School and Iowa State University where he received a Bachelor of Science degree. He has spent his entire business career with Hy-Vee, Inc.

  • A Helpful Smile – In The Palm Of Your Hand

    December 2, 2011 | News & Press ReleasesA new mobile application for Apple devices makes it easier for customers to shop and save at Hy-Vee stores.

  • Heroes Game Award Winners

    November 23, 2011 | News & Press ReleasesA law enforcement officer and a three-time breast cancer survivor have been selected as the Iowa and Nebraska "citizen heroes"

  • Hy-Vee sponsors “The Crack Heard ‘Round the Midwest”

    November 10, 2011 | News & Press ReleasesThis Friday, November 11th, at 11:11 a.m., more than 135 Hy-Vee stores in eight states will simultaneously break open 85-pound wheels of Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese using a traditional process known as “cracking.”

  • Some Hy-Vee Bagged Salads Recalled For Possible Health Risk

    October 14, 2011 | News & Press ReleasesRoutine random tests turned up possible listeria contamination in products with a “Best By” date of October 14.

  • Hy-Vee To Open A Fourth Rochester Store

    October 11, 2011 | News & Press ReleasesOfficials with Hy-Vee, Inc. today announced plans to build a fourth Hy-Vee supermarket in Rochester.

  • Media Reports: Apple Juice

    September 14, 2011 | News & Press ReleasesYou may have heard some recent TV reports regarding the safety and security of apple juice. At Hy-Vee, the safety of the products sold in our stores is our highest priority, so we wanted to share facts and correct misinformation reported in the media.

  • Honeysuckle Ground Turkey Recall

    September 12, 2011 | News & Press ReleasesCargill has announced a voluntary recall of some ground turkey products due to possible contamination from Salmonella Heidelberg.

  • Healthiest State Initiative

    August 10, 2011 | News & Press ReleasesIowans can turn their state into the nation’s healthiest—physically, emotionally and economically—under a plan endorsed by the state and spearheaded by key business leaders, including Hy-Vee CEO Ric Jurgens.