Tuesday, April 30, 2013
April brought a variety of business happenings around the St. Michael, Albertville area.
Click on the headline to read the story. The following stories appeared on St. Michael Patch April 2013. Albertville Caribou Coffee Not Among Shops Slated for Closure Word of the Caribou closings spread after a company conference call Friday morning. The Brooklyn Center-based company issued a statement Monday. Nearby News: Gander Mountain Announces Upcoming Opening in Rogers After closing its Maple Grove store about a year ago, is reportedly opening a “Gander Mountain Firearms Super Center” off of Interstate 94. The business is remodeling the former Best Buy site in Rogers. New in Otsego: Pour Wine Bar & Bistro The wine bar's back room has the feel of a California wine tasting room, according to the Star News. Updated: Pubhouse 19 in …
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
The first annual Rogers Empty Bowls event will be held on Thursday, April 25, 2013 in the Crown Room at Wellstead of Rogers to benefit CROSS Foodshelf.
Friday, April 19, 2013
There are a number of job openings in St. Michael as April 18, 2013.
Looking for a new job? Trying to find work locally? Maple Grove Patch is bringing you a number of local job listings as of April 18, 2013. If you’re a local employer, and we didn’t list your job opening, feel free to add it to the comment stream. *** Business: Cedar Creek Golf Course Position: Day Bartender Visit the Cedar Creek Golf Course Facebook page April 17 post for application details Organization: Alleluia! Lutheran Church Position: Nursery Attendant Visit the Alleluia! Lutheran Church Facebook page April 17 post for application details Organization: St. Michael-Albertville School District Position: Middle School Special Education Teacher Apply here Organization: Otsego Public Works Position: Summer Seasonal Employment …
Monday, April 8, 2013
The new store's opening heralds a competitive battle between firearms-retail giants, the newspaper reported.
The imminent opening of a new Gander Mountain store selling only guns in Rogers promises to bring the battle for firearms buyers close to St. Michael, according to the Star Tribune: Competition seems inevitable, because, given the layout of Rogers’ streets, most customers will pass the Gander Mountain store on their way to Cabela’s, which, in addition to guns, sells hunting, fishing and camping gear and related clothing. ... Rogers is a good location because “it catches people on their way north,” said Steve Uline, Gander Mountain’s executive vice president of marketing, in an interview. Read the full article at startribune.com. Related:
Friday, April 5, 2013
After closing its Maple Grove store about a year ago, is reportedly opening a “Gander Mountain Firearms Super Center” off of Interstate 94. The business is remodeling the former Best Buy site in Rogers.
After closing its Maple Grove location about a year ago, Gander Mountain is preparing to reopen in nearby Rogers. The 30,000-square-foot facility is located at 20870 Rogers Drive near the Intersection of I-94 and Highway 101 in the former site of Best Buy. Gander Mountain stated it would be opening in late April, according to a press release. It will be the 12th store in Minnesota, according to a Gander Mountain press release, which said it is the state’s first dedicated “Gander Mountain Firearms Super Center.” Gander Mountain said the Firearms Super Center is a “new concept” which provides a specialty retail outlet with “thousands of new and used firearms of all kinds” as well as a selection of “firearms accessories, specialty apparel, …
Thursday, March 21, 2013
2013 has brought a variety of business happenings around the St. Michael, Albertville area.
Click on the headline to read the story. The following stories appeared on St. Michael Patch in January, February and March 2013. Sassy Seconds and More Reportedly to Close in Albertville The consignment store shared the pending closure on their Facebook page Thursday. HOM Furniture Taking on former Lowe's Site in Rogers The new furniture store includes Seasonal Concepts and World Market. Simpli Soleil in Albertville Closes its Doors The clothing boutique and tanning salon was not getting enough business to stay open. Who Is Hiring In St. Michael, Albertville? From soccer coach to store manager, there are a number of job openings at businesses in and around St. Michael and Albertville. Teaching Women to Point and Shoot, Firearms …
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Rep. Joyce Peppin (R) 34A: “This is among the longest stretches of freeway without an exit in the entire metro area and it is time to get this critical project underway."
Wednesday, March 20
The following was released by Rep. Joyce Peppin March 15. Peppin represents Maple Grove and Rogers. State Representative Joyce Peppin, R-Rogers, recently introduced legislation that would expedite and complete the Brockton Lane Interchange Project. Peppin’s bill, House File 1340, would provide a full access point and additional traffic lanes along the 6.5-mile stretch on Interstate Highway 94 between Maple Grove and Rogers. “This is among the longest stretches of freeway without an exit in the entire metro area and it is time to get this critical project underway,” Peppin said. Peppin’s legislation would appropriate nearly $23 million from the sale of trunk highway bonds to construct a full access point and auxiliary lanes on Interstate …
Thursday, March 7, 2013
After closing its Maple Grove store about a year ago, the business could be moving to a new location farther up Interstate 94. The outdoor-fitter appears to be remodeling the former Best Buy site in Rogers.
After closing its Maple Grove location about a year ago, Gander Mountain appears to be eyeing a new location in nearby Rogers. Gander Mountain is possibly slated to fill the former site of Best Buy located at 20870 Rogers Drive in Rogers, although no confirmation of the site location has been received from the business. Gander Mountain recently posted several job openings on their website, listing Rogers as a “new store” in Minnesota. Job openings listed on the Gander Mountain website include, as of March 6: maintenance associate, receiving supervisor, part and full time customer service associate, operations specialist and zone supervisor. The location of 20870 Rogers Drive was provided in a classified advertisement in a March 5 Osseo-…
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Rep. Joyce Peppin writes about the Hennepin County sales tax and state economy in her Feb. 19. 2013 email newsletter.
Tuesday, February 19
The following is republished with permission from Rep. Joyce Peppin. Peppin represents several communities, including Maple Grove and Rogers. Dear Neighbors, In this edition: 1) Hennepin County Sales Tax Actually 6.15% Under Governor’s Plan 2) State Economy Continues Improving: Let’s Promote a Smarter Government, Not a Bigger Government 3) Visitors at the Capitol 1) Hennepin County Sales Tax Actually 6.15% Under Governor’s Plan One of the major elements of Governor Dayton’s budget proposal is broadening the state sales tax base to nearly all goods and services, while simultaneously lowering the rate from 6.875 percent to 5.5 percent. The governor believes that by spreading a smaller cost to everyone—even to business-to-business …
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Service is Feb. 14, 2013 at The Church of the Sacred Heart in Robbinsdale.
Rita Miller of Rogers, formerly of Robbinsdale June 14, 1925 - Feb. 10, 2013 Preceded in death by husband, Joseph. Survived by children, Kathleen (David) Poate, Dennis (Connie) Miller, Dave (Nancy) Miller, Sandy (Marlo) Johnson and Scott Miller; grandchildren, Elizabeth (Shad) Lindrud, Jennifer (Matt) Lang, Christi (Michael) Johnson, Sarah (Craig) Becker, Michael, Brian, Laura, Mitchel and T.J; great-grandchildren, Abigail and Isabell Lindrud, Aiden and Gavin Johnson; sister, Irma Weber; brothers, Albert Lindenfelser and Willie (Barb) Lindenfelser; sister-in-law, Rita Lindenfelser; brother-in-law, Dick Scherber; other relatives and friends. Interment Gethsemane Cemetery. Service Date: Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 Time: 9-10 a.m. visitation; 10…