Northlanders are about to have another option when it comes to their grocery shopping.
ALDI is opening the doors to its first store Thursday, along the 1700 block of Mall Drive in Duluth.
It's all part of a $3.4 billion investment plan the company recently announced, to expand to 2,500 stores nationwide by 2022.
A ribbon cutting ceremony is set for 8:30 a.m.
ALDI spokespeople say the first 100 customers will receive "golden tickets," containing gift cards of various amounts.