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S & S Locker and Liquor co-owners Tom Smith, left, and Nathan Owen, along with Nathan's wife, Heather, show off the store's meat vending machine. The new machine, located outside the Osage locker, offers an assortment of S & S labeled products such as beef sticks and bacon. The vending machine is available to the community all year, no matter whether the shop is open or not.
Small businesses are finding ways to adapt during the pandemic. S & S Locker in Osage started selling meat products in an outdoor vending machine.
Customers in Osage found more in their vending machines than the usual pop and snacks recently when S & S Locker and Liquor introduced a custom meat vending machine in front of its store.

“Because of COVID, we started looking for different ways to serve our customers,” said S & S co-owner Nathan Owen. “We really have to be willing to adapt everyday during this time, and the vending machine is one way we’re...

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