From Tribune files: The early years of Kwik Trip in La Crosse
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From Tribune files: The early years of Kwik Trip in La Crosse

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It’s not on every corner, but just about.

With very few exceptions in the city of La Crosse, you’re never more than a mile from a Kwik Trip store. They fuel our lives — and our lifestyles — serve as landmarks and meeting places.

The first Kwik Trip opened in Eau Claire in 1965, and the chain has been in La Crosse since 1971. Today, with more than 600 stores in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa, it’s one of the nation’s largest convenience store chains.

Click here to read about the company's rapid expansion.

Click here for a look at photos at Kwik Trip's massive food production lines.

Here's a look at some Kwik Trip ads from the La Crosse Tribune.

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