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Kristin and Chuck Carlson are the third generation to operate the Carlson Meat business in Grove City. It was purchased in January 1913 by Carlson’s grandfather, William, from L.O. Lawson. Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny

Grove City is local foods destination


GROVE CITY — It was a few decades ago and Chuck Carlson’s dad was crossing the Canadian border when the officer saw his Grove City address and told him:  That’s the town with the meat market where he gets his best meat.

Only recently, his son’s mother-in-law was shopping for potato sausage in Phoenix, Ariz., when the man next to her felt obliged to inform her: “I know where you can buy the best potato sausage in the country. It’s a little meat market in Grove City.’’

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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