The parking lot in front of the new St. Cloud Chick-fil-A is lined with colorful tents and lawn chairs. Dozens of people are camping out waiting for the doors of the new restaurant to open on Thursday morning.
The St. Cloud Downtown Council is working with local young professionals to keep downtown a fun, edgy and innovative place to be. Pegg Gustafson is the President of the Council, she says there are over 620 businesses and 10,000 employees in downtown St. Cloud.
A St. Cloud based worldwide supplier of microorganisms and lab-testing equipment is expanding. Microbiologics Inc. is building a 30,000 square foot addition at its St. Cloud headquarters. CEO Brad Goskowicz says the expansion will create around 35 jobs.
The new east-side St. Cloud Kwik Trip has its grand opening on Tuesday. Dozens of Kwik Trip staff and city leaders held a ribbon cutting ceremony in the early afternoon. The store is at 1230 Highway 23 East.