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Legends of Michiana: Bob Bartels


In the fall of 1947, Jane and Martin Tarnow opened the first Martin’s Super Market as an 800-square-foot store in the 1500 block of Portage Avenue in South Bend, Indiana. From that small beginning, Martin’s Super Markets has grown to 22 stores located in South Bend, Mishawaka, Elkhart, Granger, Nappanee, Plymouth, Logansport, Goshen and Warsaw Indiana, as well as stores in Niles, St. Joseph and Stevensville, Michigan.

The Legends of Michiana documentary series focuses on people and organizations that have been inluential to the growth and development of the Michiana area. This episode focuses on Bob Bartels.

Premieres Thursday, September 28 at 7pm
Can also been seen Sunday, Ocotober 8 at 4pm

Underwritten by

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  • Holladay Properties Logo
  • Burkhart Logo
  • 1st Source Bank Logo
  • Carmi & Chris Murphy Logo
  • Crowe Horwath Logo
  • Electronics INC Logo
  • Hanson Group Logo
  • IOI Pay Logo
  • St. Joseph Valley Building Trade  Logo
  • The Horton Group Logo
  • The Judd Leighton Foundation Logo
  • Bradley Company Logo
  • Electrical Workers Local 153 Logo
  • Gurley Leep Automotive Family Logo
  • Lewis Bakeries Logo
  • The Medical Foundation Logo