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December 3, 2012

A shortage of workers in Minot, N.D., has forced Menards to take an unusual step for a home improvement retailer: hiring workers in one city and then flying them to work five-day stints in another state.

November 3, 2011

Lyman Lumber, the Excelsior, Minn.-based pro dealer, has been acquired by BlackEagle Partners, the parent company of US LBM Holdings. Serving the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area as well as parts of Wisconsin, Lyman Lumber includes lumberyards in Chanhassen, Minn., and Eau Claire, Wis., as well as Carpentry Contractors Corp. and Automated Building Components.

August 15, 2011

A judge in Eau Claire County Court has awarded Dawn Sands, the former general counsel for Menards’ home improvement chain, $600,000 in lost wages and benefits, according to an article in the St. Paul Pioneer Press.

August 15, 2011

A judge in Eau Claire County Court has awarded Dawn Sands, the former general counsel for Menards’ home improvement chain, $600,000 in lost wages and benefits, according to an article in the St. Paul Pioneer Press.

August 1, 2011

Driving a Chevrolet sponsored by the home center chain founded by his father, Nascar driver Paul Menard won his first race. 

John Menard, founder of Eau Claire, Wis.-based Menards, celebrated the upset victory at the Brickyard 400 with his son at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The win was the first for Paul Menard, after 167 races.

April 8, 2011

Home improvement retail Menards will open the first of two planned stores in Columbus, Ohio on April 12, according to an article in the Columbus Business Journal. 

The Eau Claire, Wis. retailer purchased the land for the site in 2008 but did not start construction until last May, according to the article. The company is also preparing to build a second location on the east side of Columbus. 

 

 

March 3, 2011

A Menards store planned near The Heartlands subdivision of Owensboro,  Ky., would be the first Menards store to open in Kentucky.

Representatives from Eau Claire, Wis.-based Menards met with home owners this week, according to the Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer. Tom O'Neil, from Menards real estate division, told the newspaper: "As the overall plan evolves, we'll be able to submit the development plan, and at that point we can show the site plan to the homeowners."

May 4, 2008

The Menards store encompasses 200,000 square feet and will include a main building, a garden...

February 24, 2008

The retailer has planned a new location in Lancaster, Ohio, to be opened in April,...

February 5, 2008

It’s unclear when construction could begin on the project, from summer 2008 to spring 2009....

January 24, 2008

Luther Midelfort Hospital in Eau Claire, Wis., also the location of Menards’ headquarters, will receive...

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