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Dry cleaner coming to Dickinson: Permit approved for Paradise Dry Cleaning and Laundry

July 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

Ever since Dickinson’s lone dry-cleaning service, Excel Cleaners, closed two years ago, well-dressed residents have had to go to great lengths — often as far as Bismarck — to keep their shirts starched and their pants pressed.
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Dickinson Police investigating Sears burglary

October 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

The Dickinson Police Department received a call about a burglary at the Dickinson Sears store in the 1800 block of 6th Avenue W. late Saturday night. Continue Reading

WILL: In retreat, Sears set to unload its stores

March 21, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Richard Warren Sears moved to the nation’s railroad hub, Chicago, where in 1887 he met Alvah Curtis Roebuck, a watchmaker and printer. Rural life and retailing were about to change. Continue Reading

Past their prime? Department stores struggle to maintain impact as mall retail anchors

January 9, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The news last week that Bloomingdale’s is leaving Bloomington, Minn.’s Mall of America comes just after Sears’ recent announcement that it was closing 25 of its “full-line” stores nationwide — most of which are in anchor malls. 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

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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Four Kmarts in Minnesota to close; no N.D. stores on the list

December 29, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Sears Holdings Corp. announced Tuesday that it would close 100 to 120 Kmart and Sears, a move that is expected to generate $140 to $170 million of cash after selling the stores’ inventory. As of Dec. 25, Kmart sales were down 1.8 percent and Sears sales had dropped 3.3 percent for the year. A Thursday announcement included 79 locations that would be closed in 2012, including Kmarts in Willmar, New Hope and White Bear Lake in southern Minnesota. Continue Reading

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

No word yet on fate of local Sears, Kmart stores

December 28, 2011 in The Daily Republic

There’s no public word yet on the fate of the Mitchell Sears and Kmart stores. Continue Reading