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Biz Buzz: Olive Garden to open in early October

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Olive Garden, which is under construction now in Baxter just off Highway 371 and Glory Road by J.C. Penney Co., reported it expects to open in early October.


October will be a busy month in Baxter.

Costco Warehouse is also opening that month. Costco lists the Baxter store’s opening date as Oct. 26, the Friday before Halloween.

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Renee Richardson
Richardson is a Pacelli High School graduate from Austin, Minn., who earned an applied science degree from the University of Minnesota, Waseca, with an emphasis in horse management. She worked extensively in the resort industry. She received an associate’s degree from Central Lakes College, where she was editor of the Westbank Journal student newspaper, as well as a summer intern at the Dispatch. She graduated from St. Cloud State University summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in mass communications and interned at the St. Cloud Times covering business while attending SCSU. She's been with the Brainerd Dispatch since 1996.
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