Skip to main content

Schwan's closing 2 distribution centers, opening 1 new facility

  • Author:
  • Updated:
    Original:

The Schwan Food Company plans to build a new 7,000-square-foot distribution center in Aberdeen, S.D. and close two other facilities in Faulkton, S.D., and Oakes, N.D., Aberdeen News reports. The closures will affect nearly 30 workers, who are being offered positions at other company locations.

"We certainly loved operating from both towns; however, we had to make the right decision for our business as we looked to upgrade our facilities, operate more efficiently and better serve our customers in the area," company spokesman Chuck Blomberg told the newspaper. "We are committed to growing our business in the area, and this new building will better position us to serve our customers and grow. As we grow, the new facility can easily be expanded to meet our needs."

Construction on the new $1 million sales and distribution center is expected to begin next month and is set to be completed this fall.

Schwan, based in Marshall, Minn., sells and distributes more than 350 products, including ice cream, frozen pizza, meats, and desserts.

Next Up

best buy

Best Buy makes job cuts weeks after warning of soft sales

The Richfield retailer has been dealing with a shift in consumer trends.

Screen Shot 2022-08-12 at 10.26.20 PM

Police: Man makes Jewish slur at golfer, smashes own car up with club

It happened at a course that was founded as a Jewish country club 100 years ago.

Screen Shot 2022-08-12 at 9.59.07 PM

4 abandoned puppies found in a bucket in Willmar

The puppies were in good health when they were discovered.

Minneapolis police

Suspect of home invasion, murder in Minneapolis arrested in Wisconsin

There have been 57 deaths reported as homicides in Minneapolis this year.

Carson McCoy

Charges: Man stole handgun from house, fired at motorcyclists from car

A chaotic scene that led to a police chase unfolded after an alleged burglary in Ham Lake.

Mounds view 7 - crime scene

BCA's Uniform Crime Report shows violent crime in MN spiked in 2021

The report details violent crime trends in the seven-county metro and Greater Minnesota.

Screen Shot 2022-08-12 at 4.49.22 PM

Search for vulnerable man, 66, missing from Brooklyn Park

Alex Ramirez was last seen in the early hours of Thursday morning.

St. Cloud Times

St. Cloud Times writing staff hit by Gannett budget cuts

Mass layoffs were expected at Gannett-owned outlets across the country.

PoolScammerLawsuitAG

Pool company sued by AG for allegedly scamming homeowners out of $1M-plus

According to the lawsuit, 17 Minnesota homeowners were affected by this scam.

image

Late cancellation of music festival leaves bad blood in Two Harbors

The cancellation announcement says the promoter walked away from the gig after being harassed by some local residents.

Related