Got some last-minute business to take care of on New Year's? Here are some schedules we've nailed down for you, but if you know of others—especially establishments that will be open—please leave them in the comments section below.
Here's the skinny on:
...Food and Basic Necessities
- Rainbow Foods: in Apple Valley: Open New Year's Eve until 9 p.m. Opens at 8 a.m. on New Year's Day.
- Cub Foods: All Cub locations in the south metro will be open for regular hours on New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.
- Byerly's: Normal hours on both days (6 a.m. to midnight).
- Valley Natural Foods: On new Year's Eve, the co-op will be open 8 a.m. to 6 .m. The co-op will be closed all day on Jan. 1.
- The Walgreens on Galaxie Avenue in Apple Valley will be open 24-7, without pause. The Pilot Knob location will be open during regular hours from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. on both days. The Rosemount Walgreens will be open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. on NYE and Jan. 1.
- The Galaxie Avenue CVS will be operating on its regular schedule on New Year's Eve and Jan. 1, from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. The Minute Clinic will be open till 7:30 p.m.
...Big Box Stores
- Apple Valley Walmart: Will be open for regular hours.
- Apple Valley Super Target: Target will be open on Monday, Dec. 31, from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
...Liquor and Wine
- Rosemount Liquor and Wine Cellars will be open on Dec. 31 and Jan. 1 regular hours, from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
- MGM Rosemount will be open 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. on New Year's Eve. Closed on New Year's Day.
- Jake's Discount Liquor will be open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on both days.
- Apple Valley Municipal Liquor Stores will be open from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. on New Year's Eve. Closed New Year's Day.
- All Apple Valley city offices (at the Apple Valley Municipal Center and Central Maintenance Facility) will be closed Jan. 1, 2013. In Rosemount, city offices will closed on New Year's Day as well.
- Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan public schools will be out of session Friday, Dec. 21 through Jan. 1; school resumes Jan. 2.
- The Dakota County Western Service Center, Apple Valley's Galaxie Library and all other Dakota County offices will be open on New Year's Eve from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and closed all day on Tuesday, Jan. 1. Staff will resume work Wednesday.
- The United States Postal Service branch in Apple Valley, as well as all others, will be closed Jan. 1. There will be no mail delivery that day.
Know of other places that will be open during the New Year's holiday? Leave a comment to let other readers know. Still looking for something to do that night? Check out this article, Find It: NYE Parties South of the River.