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Kandi Mall

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
January 26, 2016
Records published Jan. 26
January 26, 2016 - 12:07am
December 11, 2015
Chris Schmitz of Redwood Falls plays Christmas tunes on bagpipes Friday afternoon outside J.C. Penney at the Kandi Mall in Willmar. A long-time musician, Schmitz picked up the bagpipes two years ago. He is performing throughout the region during the holidays for extra practice. He will appear about 10 a.m. today at the Calf Fiend Cafe in Redwood Falls. (CAROL SEAVEY | TRIBUNE)
Bagpiper entertains shoppers
December 11, 2015 - 11:09pm
November 27, 2015
Rose Snavely, from left, and Rhonda Garcia, both of Atwater, and Danita Baker of Belgrade check out b.o.c. boots more than half-off at $59.97 Thursday evening at Herberger’s. Doors to the department store, located in the Kandi Mall in Willmar, opened minutes before 5 p.m. to long lines of bargain-hunting shoppers. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Pre-Black Friday shopping
November 27, 2015 - 12:05am
November 2, 2015
Andy Weiner, president of RockStep Capital, is shown at Kandi Mall in Willmar after announcing that his company and nine local investor groups recently teamed up as RockStep Willmar LLC to purchase the mall from J. Herzog & Sons, Inc., of Denver. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Willmar’s Kandi Mall changes hands
November 2, 2015 - 11:38pm
September 15, 2015
Jon Ninneman pulls one of the larger pumpkins from the Country Stop display Monday and places it in a little red wagon at the Kandi Mall in Willmar. The retired New London-Spicer fourth-grade teacher has worked for Country Stop part-time since 2001. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
Orange is the new green
September 15, 2015 - 12:00am
April 12, 2015
Scouts’ day at Mall
April 12, 2015 - 10:49pm
March 10, 2015
Jodi Neis, a coordinator for the Bella Project, looks over one of the donated prom dresses last year at Kandi Mall in Willmar. It is March 20 in the Kandi Strip Mall this year. (TRIBUNE/File)
Bella Project accepts prom dresses for give-away
March 10, 2015 - 11:02pm
December 25, 2014
Dr. Sharon Norling, left, of Westlake, California, and a 1961 Willmar High School graduate, discusses natural medicine with Amber Krogsrud, who is studying naturopathic medicine at Bastyr University near Seattle. Dr. Norling held a book signing at Book World at the Kandi Mall in Willmar Wednesday to introduce her book “Your Doctor is Wrong, a Survival Guide for Dismissed, Misdiagnosed or Mistreated.” (TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton)
Natural medicine
December 25, 2014 - 11:43pm
December 7, 2014
Having their moment with red-haired Anna and blonde Elsa, characters from Disney’s “Frozen” are, from left, Madilyn, Samantha and Hailey Muller. Taking the photos is their great-aunt Shari Muller of Paynesville. The characters were at the Kandi Mall Saturday where the line extended down two hallways and meant for most at least a 90-minute wait to “freeze a moment in time.” (FORUM NEWS SERVICE/Carrie Snyder)
'Frozen' visits Kandi Mall
December 7, 2014 - 9:21pm