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December 26, 2013

Farm and ranch retailer Runnings will soon occupy a Hopewell, N.Y., site formerly occupied by Walmart.

The shell had been vacant for seven years, according to a report in the Daily Messenger newspaper. 

Renovations will begin at the 92,000-sq.-ft. building at Eastern Boulevard and County Road 10 in the spring, with a targeted opening for the Runnings store in fall 2014.

May 3, 2012

One year ago it was just a set of blueprints, but Menards first location in Kentucky -- a megastore measuring more than 200,000 sq. ft. -- opened on May 1 in Owensboro, Ky., according to an article in the Messenger Inquirer.

Menards will be the first store to operate in the 67-acre Heartland Crossing shopping center. Designs for that $45 million development feature building pads for restaurants, banks, offices and a hotel.

February 24, 2012

Menards, the third largest chain of home improvement stores in the U.S., will open a 200,000-sq.-ft.-plus store in Owensboro, Ky., this spring, according to an article in the Messenger Inquirer. It will be the Eau Claire, Wis.-based retailer’s first store in the state of Kentucky.

October 6, 2008

Thriftway, a one-unit lumberyard based in Owensboro, Ky., has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection,...