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Jared Mueller, project manager and estimator with Met-Con Companies Construction Services of Mankato, said Met-Con is pushing for work on the Walgreens in Willmar to be completed during the first part of January. Tribune photo by Bill Zimmer

Willmar Walgreens drugstore will open sometime in Feburary


WILLMAR -- The Walgreens drugstore under construction at the corner of First Street and Willmar Avenue Southeast will open sometime during the first half of February 2009, according to developer Eugene Faigus of The Faigus Group of Highland Park, Ill.

Faigus owns and leases stores to Walgreens in Waconia and North Mankato, and he's been working for about four years to bring a Walgreens to Willmar.

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