PUC Revives Grocery Store

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Nonprofit Wants to Revive Grocery Store on North Side

By: Karlee Weinmann May 12, 2015 4:59 pm 

The Hennepin County Board on Tuesday pushed along a Minneapolis nonprofit’s proposal to revamp a shuttered grocery store on the city’s north side, a project that counts some of Minnesota’s biggest corporate players among its supporters.

General Mills, Cargill and UnitedHealth Group have all endorsed Pillsbury United Communities‘ $5.5 million plan to refurbish a 15,000-square-foot former Kowalski’s at 4414 Humboldt Ave. N. into a new grocery store and wellness center, the nonprofit said. The companies’ foundation arms remain in focus as potential financial backers.

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