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Former Kmart building declared hazardous building

August 12, 2013 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — The former Kmart building was declared a hazardous building by the city council during its regular meeting Monday night.A letter was sent June 24 to the owner of the Northland Mall property outlining the violation of various codes and…continue reading on

Old Kmart building runs afoul with city

August 8, 2013 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Time is up for the owner of the Northland Mall.Stemming from an inspection in mid-June at the former Kmart building, the mall’s owner, Northland Mall Realty Management LLC, was sent an official letter from the city of Worthington.From …continue reading on

The end: Jamestown Kmart closes after 32 years

May 20, 2013 in The Jamestown Sun

During the last hours of the Jamestown Kmart, prices fell to 99 percent as customers hunted over the few shelves that still contained makeup, clothing and miscellaneous odds and ends. Continue Reading

34-year Kmart shopper, 74, protests New Ulm store closing

March 23, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Marge Hames set up again today across the street from the New Ulm Kmart, one of 15 stores that Sears Holding plans to close. Hames has two signs that read “Keep Kmart Open” and “These ‘associates’ are friends, neighbors and family.” Continue Reading

Kmart, Sears staying open in Mitchell

December 31, 2011 in The Daily Republic

“We’ve got a lot of exciting things coming in the future,” said Bill Whiteside, store manager of the Mitchell Kmart. Continue Reading

Attention, Kmart shoppers

December 30, 2011 in DL-Online

DULUTH Mary Shaw called her daughter Thursday morning in tears.
The 60-year-old assistant manager had just found out she was losing her job at the Miller Hill Kmart store after its corporate office announced its first round of national store closings. Continue Reading

SD, ND spared Sears, Kmart closings so far

December 30, 2011 in The Daily Republic

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) No Sears or Kmart stores in North Dakota or South Dakota is on a list of stores that the company is planning to shut down.
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Owner cites poor sales for eliminating stores nationwide

December 29, 2011 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Willmar’s Kmart store in the Kandi Mall is on a list of stores slated to be closed by Sears Holdings Corp., the parent company of Sears and Kmart.
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4 Minnesota Kmart Stores Slated to Close

December 29, 2011 in WDAZ

(AP) A partial list shows four Minnesota Kmart stores are set to close as part of the store closings announced this week by the parent company of Sears and Kmart.
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Sears as Lampert’s ‘mismanaged asset’ loses customers

December 28, 2011 in The Daily Republic

WASHINGTON When Kmart acquired Sears in 2005, Chairman Edward Lampert said the new company would have the geographic reach and scale to compete with Wal-Mart. Continue Reading