Summit plans the expansion over the next two years. The company has made $3 million in improvements to its brewery over the last two years. With eight percent growth in production last year, Summit also plans to hire more people. 90 percent of its sales are within Minnesota.
Pilot, brother and sister killed when plane crashed into house are ID'd
The plane crashed into a house in Hermantown, Minnesota.
Rolled semi, livestock on freeway interchange in Woodbury
Traffic cameras showed what appeared to be hogs on the side of the road.
Reinbold guilty of murdering wife with 'particular cruelty'
Eric Reinbold, 46, was convicted of two counts of murder in the second degree in Pennington County Friday.
Armed assault suspect arrested after standoff in Waite Park
The standoff ended early Saturday when officer obtained a warrant for the home.
3 dead after plane crashes into house in Hermantown
Two people in the house were uninjured.
Destructive fire at Maple Grove greenhouse and nursery
The fire burned early Sunday morning at a longtime Maple Grove greenhouse and nursery.
SCSU player hospitalized after being taken off ice on stretcher
Luedtke was checked into the boards in the first period and down for a reported 10-15 minutes.
Amber Alert for Kryssy King canceled, suspect still at large
Police beleived 15-year-old Kryssy King was with a 22-year-old man who remains wanted.
3 St. Paul fast food restaurants robbed in space of an hour
The thieves struck between 7:15 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Fire at historic Stevens House museum for third time since Aug. 30
The fire was reported early Saturday morning.
What to do with the Kmart site? Minneapolis wants your ideas
The project will connect Nicollet Avenue south of Lake street and north of the Midtown Greenway, reestablishing a street grid.
Crowd evacuated at end of homecoming football game in Brooklyn Park
Police blamed 'unruly teens' in the stands and some who were trying to enter the stadium.
Summit Brewing accelerates $6M expansion project
Summit Brewing Co., Minnesota's largest craft brewer, plans to break ground Friday on a $6 million addition of its St. Paul brewery, the Business Journal reports. Construction was slated to start next June. “We’ve hit the wall on capacity. We had to cut 12 brews this year due to capacity issues, so the original expansion date of June 2013 has been moved to this month," CEO and founder Mark Stutrud said in a news release.
Summit to open taproom at St. Paul Brewery
Summit Brewing Company tells Minnesota Public Radio it will open its on-site taproom by late September. At first, it will only be open to the public on Fridays from 3 p.m. - 8 p.m. Summit Brewing Marketing Coordinator Carey Matthews said, "This is definitely something we're excited about, to bring more people in to experience our beer where it was made."
Valspar announces $30M expansion project, plans to create 135 jobs
The Valspar Corp., a maker of paints and industrial coatings, plans to spend $30 million to expand its research and development campus at its former headquarters building in downtown Minneapolis, the Pioneer Press reports. The project is expected to create up to 135 new full-time jobs over the next two-years. It will also add 87,000-square-feet of laboratory, meeting and office space. The expansion is scheduled to be finished by early 2014.
New Twin Cities brewery to battle aquatic invaders
Minnetonka-based Tonka Beer Company launched its first beer this spring and plans to donate 100 percent of the profits to help prevent the spread of invasive species in Minnesota waterways. KSTP reports "Big Island Shandy" is sold at more than 100 stores throughout the state. The goal is to donate at least $10,000 this year and twice that amount next year. A second beer is set to hit store shelves in August.
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