Now we know for certain that a Wal-Mart Super Center and Menards is on its way to Freeport's south side.
The city council gave the proposal the "go-ahead." The plans are already set so builders can start anytime now.
The city has yet to approve one more agreement with Rubloff Development, but that will not put a halt on construction.
The council also voted to change those 60 acres of land from industrial to retail.