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April 12, 2012
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Walmart will change Gardnerville

Through two years of planning and permitting, it never quite seemed real - that a 152,373-square-foot superstore would be built in south Gardnerville between sleepy fields and a roadside tire store.

But construction has begun. Walmart is now a reality. And we can't pretend to know all the effects it will have on Carson Valley.

Some businesses may struggle to compete with the world's largest retailer, while others may find strength they didn't know they had. What we do know is that the massive store will forever change the small town we call home - for better or worse. It …

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The Record Courier Updated Apr 12, 2012 03:00PM Published Apr 12, 2012 02:56PM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.