Entries by Bill Schierl

7 “Corny” Snacks You’ll Love at The Store

It is officially sweet corn season in the Midwest. Farm fields have grown tall and the corn is ready to be enjoyed…on the cob, in a casserole, as a side dish, you name it!  We LOVE sweet corn and wish it was in season all year long. But then again, the fact that the local corn harvest comes around once a year makes it that much more […]


Save with Club Rewards from Impact Rewards+

You probably have tons of mobile apps on your phone. But, do you have any that help you save money on gas and earn free stuff?   Look no further than Impact Rewards+: a loyalty program that’s free to join, easy to use, and rewards you for the purchases you’re already making every day. Did we mention it’s used at all 25 The Store locations? If you’re already a member, […]


Are You Road Trip Ready?

Summer in the Midwest is full of sunshine, blue skies, and gorgeous days. Well, for the most part, anyway – we do get some crazy thunderstorms every now and again! But, most will agree that summer is a great time to be outside. Some prefer the comfort of their porch or backyard, others love to be on the water. And then there are those adventurous souls who are always looking to explore new places. For […]

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4th of July Necessities at The Store

Are you ready for hot dogs, sunshine, fireworks and fun? The 4th of July is almost here! But, did you know? When you stop at The Store to fill up your tank with North American fuel products, you can also stock up on necessities for the holiday. Talk about convenience! Let The Store be your one-stop-shop for 4th of July essentials.   First things first – What’s July 4th without tasty, […]


5 Great Reasons to Join our Team at The Store

If you’re like us, you’ve been shopping at The Store for a long time – we’re a family owned and operated business that’s been around for over 40 years after all! But, have you ever wondered what it’s like to work at The Store?  Whether you’re in the market for a part-time position to earn extra cash or looking to start a long term, rewarding career (and everything in between), The Store has a place […]


4 Ways to Protect Your Skin this Summer at The Store

Spring may have been unseasonably chilly, but it sure seems like summer has come early!  As the weather warms up, more people will be spending time outdoors. This is great, but it is important to remember to safeguard your skin while enjoying beautiful Midwestern summer days. Luckily, The Store has everything you need to beat the heat and protect your skin this season!  1. Slather on Sunscreen  Sunscreen is a […]

6 Summertime Sippers at The Store

Slowly but surely summer is making its way to the Midwest. Longer days, warmer weather, and sunny skies are fast approaching…we can’t wait!   Summer is the perfect time to relax, unwind, and spend time doing what you love to do.   Whether your idea of the perfect summer day is spent on the water, traveling, grilling in the backyard or partaking in outdoor adventures, you can always find the perfect beverage to complement your fun at The Store.  […]


5 Ways to Safely Celebrate Mother’s Day

Mothers are superheroes. They take on many roles and responsibilities, each dynamic and unique. Here’s to the birth mothers, adopted mothers, foster moms, parental guardians and role models in our communities. Don’t forget pet moms, either! Caring for fur babies is no small task. We can’t even begin to sum up motherhood in words, yet somehow mothers manage to juggle everything that comes their way. There’s no doubt about it…moms are […]

Three Ways to Safely Spread Positivity

Now that the Safer at Home Order has been extended, there’s no better time to shake up your routine with a few fun, family-friendly activities. The weather is finally starting to look like spring, too. Let’s get outside and enjoy it!    We are all feeling a little stir-crazy right now, and if you have kids, they’re probably bouncing off the walls. Since we’ll be practicing social […]

8 Ways to “Spring” into Warm Weather!

The weather is warming, the birds are singing, and the sun is shining…well, most of the time. Spring sure has a beautiful way of breathing life into nature. If you’re like us, you’re itching to get outdoors and enjoy the season!  With social distancing the new norm for the timing being, it can seem difficult to enjoy time outside. But, don’t fear […]