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Kandi Mall

July 25, 2017
File Photo / Tribune
Clayton Ray Smith was fatally injured when a stack of trusses fell on him last Friday at the construction site on the west side of Kandi Mall.
Man killed in construction accident at Kandi Mall identified
July 25, 2017 - 3:48pm
July 5, 2017
Briana Sanchez / Tribune

JC Penney Salon manager Liz Dyrdal, left, and general manager Cheryl Randleman set up an appointment Thursday for customer Julie Zondervan at JC Penney in Willmar. Randleman spent a good portion of her 42 years in the salon.
Willmar JCPenney manager retiring after 42 years with company
July 5, 2017 - 7:03am
June 30, 2017
Briana Sanchez / Tribune

Construction of a new retail building is underway Thursday between Tires Plus and the old Pizza Hut in front of the Kandi Mall in Willmar. Aspen Dental and Starbucks Coffee are two of the three planned tenants.
Kandi Mall seeks greater business options in Willmar
June 30, 2017 - 7:34am
June 19, 2017
Shelby Lindrud / Tribune
Construction has begun on a new commercial building at Kandi Mall. The building will be able to house three new businesses. It is part of Rockstep Capital's plan to revitalize the mall.
Construction begins at Kandi Mall in Willmar
June 19, 2017 - 7:55am
May 21, 2017
Briana Sanchez / Tribune

A shopper walks toward a Kandi Mall exit Friday, May 19, in Willmar. The Kandi Mall ownership group is seeking additional use options for the mall zoning regulations.
Opening Kandi Mall to more than just retail uses
May 21, 2017 - 10:24pm
April 20, 2017
Briana Sanchez / Tribune

People walk in and out of the Rue 21 store Wednesday at the Kandi Mall in Willmar. The Willmar store is not one of the Minnesota locations that will be closed by the company.
Willmar's Rue 21 doors to stay open
April 20, 2017 - 7:48am
March 17, 2017
Willmar's J.C. Penney store in the Kandi Mall apparently will remain open. Eight stores in Minnesota are closing as part of the company's plan to return to profitability, and the Willmar location is not on the list of closures announced Friday. (Tribune File Photo)
Willmar J.C. Penney not on closure list
March 17, 2017 - 3:15pm
March 7, 2017
Woman gets probation for Kandi Mall burglary
March 7, 2017 - 6:40am
January 31, 2017
Briana Sanchez / Tribune
Annie Schaefbauer holds a sign that reads "Coexist" as she participates in the march Tuesday along First Street South in Willmar to show support for minority communities and protest an executive order temporarily restricting immigration from seven countries.
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Diversity is focus of Willmar march
January 31, 2017 - 11:11pm
August 3, 2016
Opinion: Proposed Kandi Mall project is a positive deal
August 3, 2016 - 4:00am
August 1, 2016
People shuffle through Kandi Mall in front of the old Kmart location in this July 18 photo. Mall ownership has proposed a project that includes remodeling the Kmart space. (Briana Sanchez / Tribune)
Willmar council supports Kandi Mall tax abatement
August 1, 2016 - 11:50pm
City committee moves mall abatement forward
August 1, 2016 - 12:02pm
July 18, 2016
The southside of Kandi Mall is nearly deserted on Sunday. Mall ownership group Rockstep Capital is hoping to change this picture with a $6.5 million renovation project, which includes splitting the empty Kmart location into at least three different retail spaces. The project also includes the construction of a separate retail building between Tires Plus and the closed Pizza Hut building. Rockstep Capital is hoping for a tax abatement to help fund the project. (Shelby Lindrud / Tribune)
July 26: Proposed improvements to Kandi Mall could bring big retail names to Willmar
July 18, 2016 - 11:50pm
June 15, 2016
RockStep, in partnership with RockStep Willmar LLC, bought the 44-acre Kandi Mall property in October 2015 for $14.1 million. At the time the mall’s value was assessed at $9.2 million. Its value in 2016, for property taxes payable in 2017, was set at $11.4 million.
New Kandi Mall owners lose bid for tax break
June 15, 2016 - 12:03am
May 6, 2016
Records published May 6
May 6, 2016 - 5:30am
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