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Timeline: 2010s

By | Last Modified: November 16, 2017
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  • Bismarck approves curbside recyling program
  • Petco opens inside the former Rex TV and Appliance
  • Bismarck Civic Center $27 million expansion approved
  • Bobcat completes $6.5 million renovation of its Bismarck plant
  • Major snowstorm sets new single-day snow record (April), topping 1966 and 1997 blizzards
  • RCC Western re-branded Boot Barn
  • Mandan Walmart opens
  • TGI Fridays closes abruptly
  • Corborn’s purchases Captain Jack’s Liquor Land and Mandan’s Bill’s Liquor
  • Dan’s Supermarket acquires Bismarck’s Central Market. Mandan store closes.


  • Broadway Grill & Tavern opens
  • Thrifty White relocates Mandan store
  • Bismarck launches curbside recycling
  • Urban Girl closes
  • La Tejana Mexican Market opens
  • Good Times Burgers departs market
  • St. Alexius signs agreement with Catholic Health Initiatives
  • Hooter’s closes, Sickie’s Garage opens in its place
  • Bismarck Civic Center becomes Bismarck Event Center
  • New parking ramp is completed at 6th Street and Broadway Avenue
  • Heritage Center completes $52 million renovation and 97,000-square foot expansion
  • (Gee) Williquors opens
  • Horizon Market opens


  • Phase 1 of Sunrise Town Centre opens, anchored by Dan’s Supermarket (January)
  • $3.2 million Quiet Rail Zone approved
  • Rasmussen College closes Bismarck campus
  • SpartanNash acquires Dan’s Supermarket
  • Corwin Churchill Appliance closes after 80 years
  • Snooper’s Tons of Fun closes, replaced by Bisman Community Food Co-op
  • Hillside Pool completes renovation
  • Mandan residents narrowly approve $22 million sports complex
  • Terra Nomad opens
  • Harbor Freight Tools opens at Gateway Mall, assuming part of the south anchor space vacated by Famous Labels
  • Northbrook Drug becomes Thrifty White
  • Legacy High School opens
  • Phase 1 of Hay Creek Shops opens with Dick’s Sporting Goods, Gordman’s, Michael’s, and Bed, Bath, & Beyond anchoring (October)
  • Longhorn Steakhouse opens November 23
  • Animal Kingdom closes
  • Panera Bread opens
  • New St. Mary’s Central High School building announced


  • North Dakota’s first H&M opens at Kirkwood Mall, a 22,000-square foot store
  • Hancock Fabrics closes due to corporate bankruptcy
  • Pinehurst Square Wendy’s closes, to be replaced by American Bank Center
  • Saxvick Elementary closes
  • Fiesta Villa closes
  • Golden Corral closes a final time
  • Reza’s Pitch closes
  • Bismarck debuts a “road diet” along Main Avenue, which reconfigured a portion of the street from four lanes to three.
  • Minerva’s Restaurant closes at Kelly Inn
  • A & B Pizza opens Kirkwood Mall location, replacing Bob’s Pizza
  • Phase 2 of Hay Creek Shops opens, adding Kirkland’s, Maurices, Ross, and Mattress Firm.


  • Mandan Bonanza closes
  • Culver’s confirms Mandan location
  • Burger King plans Sunrise Town Centre location
  • Bob’s Photo closes after 38 years
  • Mandan Arby’s opens (soon)

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