Remember to bring a quarter for the shopping carts at the new Aldi supermarket in Cloquet. The store was scheduled to open Wednesday, April 10, from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
There will be samples available Wednesday only.
The grand opening is Thursday, April 11, and the doors will open to the public at 8:25 a.m. after the ribbon-cutting ceremony. There will be giveaways and prizes after the ribbon-cutting. The first 100 customers Thursday morning will have a chance to win an Aldi gift card worth up to $100.
Aldi currently operates more than 1,800 U. S. stores in 35 states. The Cloquet store is part of a $3.4 billion investment to expand to 2,500 stores nationwide by the end of 2022. The store is located near the Perkins restaurant on Big Lake hill.