Just north of the new Menard’s and east of Uponor, heavy equipment has dug a very deep hole and huge soil and concrete piles. What actually is happening is that while Menard’s purchased about 50 acres, the remaining 10 acres was acquired by Scannell company (out of Indianapolis) who works closely with Menard’s throughout the country. The […]
Along with the previously approved Texas Roadhouse Restaurant and a new 6,500 sq. ft. car wash, Chipotle has been approved for a 2,325 sq. ft. restaurant with 100 seats and a 250 sq. ft. patio in the in the former mine. The mine is 414 acres and this is the first 9.5 acre first phase followed […]
A new building was approved by Council across the street from Valley Buick in front of Hope Church. The former plan was for a bank or credit union but the new plan includes a coffee shop with a drive through. It will be a 7,420 foot building. We do not know the name of the […]
The ceremony with the County Judge swearing in former Mayor Mary Hamann-Roland took place in Hastings last week. The delay was due to COVID, though Mary was actually a County Commissioner with her oath of office on December 21st. This one was before the entire Commission. Chamber President Ed Kearney and Past Chamber Chair Karen Kirkman joined […]
Misfits Collective had a private opening late last week which we attended but the owner and us agreed to wait to show the inside. They are having private practice training currently each night. Their private groups each night for training purposes only demonstrates how serious and dedicated the owners are to making sure everything from […]
There are new shops being built at Pennock & 42 next to Firestone. Construction has begun but we do not know the mix of shops or the construction timeline. As usual, we will keep you posted with updates.
As we reported back on May 7th in Apple Slices, construction is well under way for a new restaurant in Apple Valley. “The Misfits Collective” will replace what was most recently PR Bar at the corner of 150th & Galaxie Ave in Apple Valley. The Eye’s Wide Open Group, which has a collection of restaurants […]
Chick-fil-A in Apple Valley is in the middle of a complete remodeling. After a long hiatus, their interior reopened today for walk in ordering. They told us that by the end of the week the interior will be completely new.
MidCountry Bank has invested into new signs both inside and outside at their Apple Valley location. Branch Manager Karen Kirkman (pictured below) who is a past Chamber Chair, is excited for the rebranding which features the State of Minnesota on their logo.
Our Business Community is “stronger” with our newest locally owned franchise, Volofit. Located in front of Wings on Cedar and 147th in the new center, local officials were on hand Saturday for their ribbon cutting. Welcoming speeches were given by Chamber President Ed Kearney and our new Mayor Clint Hooppaw. Chamber and City officials included City Administrator Tom […]