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Dickey's Barbecue Pit to open Monday, Sept. 12

Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Hastings will be opening sooner than scheduled. The new restaurant will open at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 12, at 1316 S. Frontage Road.

The restaurant will be open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. seven days a week.

They feature eight different kinds of meats on sandwiches and dinner plates. The meats include chopped brisket, sliced beef brisket, turkey breast, chicken breast, Polish sausage, ribs, pulled pork and spicy cheddar sausage. They also have 12 different side dishes and non-alcoholic beverages.

A special grand opening celebration is planned for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29. The grand opening will include $1 pulled pork sandwiches.

The space was formerly occupied by Wendy's and later was a Mexican restaurant.

Dickey's can be reached by calling 651-319-0389.

Chad Richardson

Chad Richardson is the news director for RiverTown Multimedia. He was the publisher of four RiverTown publications until 2016, when he was named news director. He was previously general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He worked at the Hastings Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.

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