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Grand opening of store located at 1820 Avenue H, Fort Madison

NEWS RELEASE (Fort Madison) – Fareway Stores, Inc. hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening today for a new store at 1820 Avenue H. The more than 19,000 square foot store will provide for an unmatched, full-service meat counter; farm-fresh produce; and the highest level of customer service, all at low, competitive prices.

“We appreciate the efforts of the former property owner and local city officials who worked hard to make this store a reality,” said Fareway CEO Reynolds W. Cramer. “The new location has been highly anticipated by Fareway staff, community stakeholders, and area residents alike, and we’re excited to serve the citizens of Fort Madison.”

“We greatly appreciate Fareway’s investment in the Fort Madison community,” said Mayor Brad Randolph. “Residents tell us that they want more places to shop, and we are grateful Fareway recognizes the opportunity and has selected our thriving city in which to invest their next store.”

“We are very excited to have Fareway be part of the Fort Madison business community. They are just one more example of the positive things that are happening to make Fort Madison a great place to live and work. We look forward to a strong partnership with them and to shopping at the store,” Angie Budnik, Chairperson, Fort Madison Chamber of Commerce. 

The new store will be managed by Grocery Manager Mark Braun and Market Manager Mike Hanna. 

“We have been highly anticipating today, and look forward to serving customers in Fort Madison,” said Grocery Manager Mark Braun. “If a favorite product can’t be found in-store, please let us know, and we will try to make good on such requests.” 

Fareway Stores, Inc. is a growing Midwest grocery company currently operating 118 store locations in Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, Nebraska and South Dakota. Fareway holds family values in the highest regard, demonstrating integrity, fairness and honesty in relationships with customers, employees, vendors and suppliers. Visit for more information.

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