ST PAUL-When Rivertown Market had its grand opening earlier this month, it was the first full-service grocery store for the Downtown St. Paul neighborhood since one closed three years ago to make way for the Lawson Commons building. The 8,200-sf store, which was supported by grants and loans from the city, is owned by Gene and Harriet Will. Located at 427 Wabasha St., the $723,000 project received $235,000 in grants and $205,000 in loans in addition to the $273,000 of private equity invested by the owners.

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