Carroll Bomgaars Relocates to Bigger Building
After many years of operation in the 25,000 sq. ft. Carroll store at 1722 Radiant Road, Bomgaars is moving to their new 95,000 sq. ft. building at 715 West Highway 30.
Mark Nepple is the store manager, with approximately 42 employees from the local area rounding out the staff. More positions for the larger store will gradually be added. A Grand Re-Opening Celebration is scheduled for November 10th and 11th. Registrations will be collected for big prizes, including two $250 shopping sprees and a $500 Grand Prize shopping spree. Free hot dogs and pop will be served from 11AM - 1PM each day. Store hours for the Grand Re-Opening will correspond to the normal hours of operation: 7:30-8 Monday-Friday, 7:30-7 Saturday (and 9-6 on Sunday).
Bomgaars is a fourth generation company, privately owned by Roger and Jane Bomgaars. The corporate office and distribution center is headquartered in Sioux City, Iowa, where the company originated in 1952. Over the past 65 years Bomgaars has reinvested in the company to construct new buildings, enlarge or renovate existing ones and add locations as opportunities present themselves. With 82 stores currently in Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota, Minnesota, Colorado, Wyoming and Idaho, the company employs approximately 2100 employees.
Bomgaars has an excellent reputation throughout the area for its high quality merchandise and first-rate service, along with competitive pricing on name brands chosen for reliability and value. Major departments at all stores include Lawn and Garden plus Nursery, Work and Family Clothing, Farm, Pet, Automotive, Electrical, Plumbing, Hardware, Paint, Housewares, and Toys. Some of the brand names that the company offers in clothing include Levi's, Lee, Wrangler, Carhartt, Dickies and Key. Pet foods include Iams, Purina, Blue Buffalo and Science Diet. Tool suppliers include DeWalt, Irwin, Porter-Cable and Stanley. Automotive accessories, fluids and lubricants are well represented, along with a broad selection of Dee Zee transfer tanks and toolboxes. In lawn and garden, items from Bonide and Ortho are featured along with power equipment from Stihl and Echo. With over 60,000 items for Farm, Home, Auto and Family, the Bomgaars mission is to provide what you need, when you need it.