New home construction in central Minnesota has been strong so far this year. The Central Minnesota Builders Association says there have been 172 single-family building permits issued through the end of July.
The owners of Dutch Maid Bakery are still working on a plan to move from east St. Cloud to downtown Sauk Rapids, but now want a different site. According to city documents, the project has moved to a new location at 502 Benton Drive North.