Primghar Grocery Store Welcomes New Owners

Primghar, Iowa, May 26, 2021 –Bob & Scotts Grocery in Primghar, Iowa acquired new owners this month when John and Hope Crowhurst purchased the store. The O’Brien County Economic Development Corporation is proud to be a supporter of the purchase of this long-standing Primghar business through an O’Brien County Revolving Fund Loan. John and Hope are excited to continue providing the same outstanding products, value and service at Bob and Scotts as the previous owners have for almost four decades.

O’Brien County Economic Development, in conjunction with the O’Brien County Revolving Loan Fund Committee, has approved financing for this business acquisition. The Revolving Loan Fund is used to attract, retain or expand business or industry.  Revolving loan funds may be used for the following:  Land purchases, Building purchases, Building Construction, Machinery purchases, Equipment purchases and any other uses deemed appropriate by the RLF Committee.

O’Brien County Economic Development Executive Director, Kiana Johnson, said, “O’Brien County Economic Development Corporation is delighted to be part of this business purchase. Bob and Scotts has been a vital business in Primghar for many years. These grocery stores in our communities provide crucial goods and services that are essential to the economic dynamics of O’Brien County.” 

For additional information on O’Brien County Revolving Loan Funds, contact Kiana Johnson, O’Brien County Economic Development at 712.957.1313 or e-mail .

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