Aldi opens in Portage

PORTAGE, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A new grocery store option is now open for shoppers along Westnedge in Portage.

Aldi held it's ceremonial ribbon-cutting Thursday morning.

Eager shoppers lined up around the building. The first 100 shoppers received a golden ticket for a prize.

The opening marks the Kalamazoo area's third Aldi location. This latest store is located just south of I-94, near Hobby Lobby and Dick's Sporting Goods.