Proposed Blaine Walmart Store Upsets Neighbors

Updated: 01/16/2014 11:31 PM
Created: 01/16/2014 10:48 PM
By: Joe Mazan

A proposed Walmart store in Blaine is upsetting neighbors.

The Blaine City Council on Thursday night considered whether to allow Walmart to relocate from the east side of I-35 near Lexington and build a new store on the Westside of the interstate.

The store can't sell groceries at its current location and Walmart will be able to at the new location.

Neighbors say the store will create traffic and noise problems.

The vote on the proposal has been postponed until Feb. 13.

Minneapolis/St. Paul

Broken Clouds
71° | 52°
  • Feels like: 46° F
  • Wind: 0mph
  • Humidity: 96%
  • Mon Morning showers
    70° | 45°
  • Tue Times of sun and clouds
    62° | 43°
  • Wed Showers possible
    60° | 50°
  • Thu Thunderstorms
    68° | 48°