North Dakota, Here We Come!

September 09, 2016
North Dakota, here we come!

Dollar General recently announced the construction of  five new stores  the Peace Garden state and plans to make it the  44th state Dollar General calls home.  The stores are expected to celebrate their grand openings in spring 2017.
“Expanding our footprint into North Dakota provides Dollar General an opportunity to not only deliver value and convenience to additional customers in the upper Midwest, but to also serve communities through our mission of Serving Others,” said Todd Vasos, Dollar General’s chief executive officer. “Meeting our customers’ needs is our top priority when choosing store locations and we look forward to being a long-standing business partner in the state, as well as welcoming new customers into our stores when these projects are completed next spring.” 
The new stores will offer customers a traditional Dollar General store format, designed to make checking out faster during those frigid cold days, with seasonal products displayed at the center of the store and visible signage and coolers conveniently located at the front of the store.
Stores are currently under construction in the following locations:
  • Highway One at Cedar Street in Oakes, North Dakota (Dickey County)
  • 705 First Avenue South in Ellendale, North Dakota (Dickey County)
  • 601 Sixth Street Southeast in Hankinson, North Dakota (Richland County)
  • 507 West Caledonia in Hillsboro, North Dakota (Traill County)
  • 8179 Highway 32 in Gwinner, North Dakota (Sargent County)
Dollar General has identified additional store locations in North Dakota, but have not committed to moving forward on those projects yet. Construction on the five new stores began in summer 2016.


About Dollar General Corporation 

Dollar General Corporation (NYSE: DG) is proud to serve as America’s neighborhood general store. Founded in 1939, Dollar General lives its mission of Serving Others every day by providing access to affordable products and services for its customers, career opportunities for its employees, and literacy and education support for its hometown communities. As of August 4, 2023, the company’s 19,488 Dollar General, DG Market, DGX and pOpshelf stores across the United States and Mi Súper Dollar General stores in Mexico provide everyday essentials including food, health and wellness products, cleaning and laundry supplies, self-care and beauty items, and seasonal décor from our high-quality private brands alongside many of the world’s most trusted brands such as Coca Cola, PepsiCo/Frito-Lay, General Mills, Hershey, J.M. Smucker, Kraft, Mars, Nestlé, Procter & Gamble and Unilever.  Learn more at

<< Back

You must be logged in to view this item.


This area is reserved for members of the news media. If you qualify, please update your user profile and check the box marked "Check here to register as an accredited member of the news media". Please include any notes in the "Supporting information for media credentials" box. We will notify you of your status via e-mail in one business day.