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MARQUETTE — More business developments in Marquette Township: as of 7 a.m. this morning, the Meijer gas station officially open for business.

The 24-hour facility also includes a convenience store, and is located off of US Highway 41. This is another step of bringing Meijer to the area, as well as many new jobs.

“We’ve been lucky enough to hire well over 300 great folks from around the area. We’ve been working hard to set the store up, not only the station, but the store up and we’re excited to bring everything to ya here by the end of May,” said John Spaulding, the Meijer Store Director. 

About 20 people have been hired to work at the gas station.

The grand opening of the Meijer supercenter is set for Thursday, May 24th.