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April 18, 2018
Bon-Ton Stores, Inc., the owner of department stores across the country is heading to liquidation, which will end with the closing of all stores, including the Herberger's at Willmar's Kandi Mall.
Doors will close at Bon-Ton stores, including the Herberger's in Willmar
April 18, 2018 - 12:01pm
April 17, 2018
Brian Edwards / Tribune file photo

Bon-Ton Inc., the bankrupt parent company of department stores like Herberger’s, could be headed for liquidation after a court-supervised auction Monday. Herberger's is one of the anchor stores at Willmar's Kandi Mall.
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
April 17, 2018 - 5:44pm
April 10, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

A “for lease” sign hangs in a window Sunday in a vacant storefront in the Kandi Mall in Willmar. The city of Willmar has increased the number of permitted uses for shopping center districts in the city zoning ordinance, a change designed to give mall owners greater discretion in finding tenants.
Willmar zoning expands mall uses to allow more varied tenants
April 10, 2018 - 5:44am
March 30, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune
Movie-goers buy food at the concession stand Feb. 22 at the movie theater in the Kandi Mall soon before its closing. Reel Lux Cinemas opens the new theater’s doors today.
Movie theater reopens today at Willmar's Kandi Mall
March 30, 2018 - 6:10am
February 14, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

The last day of operations for the Kandi Mall movie theater under current management is Feb. 22. The Willmar theater will tentatively reopen in April under new leadership, Reel-Lux Cinemas.
Reel-Lux is looking forward to bringing a luxury movie experience to Willmar
February 14, 2018 - 10:56pm
February 13, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

The movie theater at the Kandi Mall in Willmar will close for several weeks while it changes operators. Reel-Lux Cinemas will take over from AMC Theaters. AMC took over March 2017, when it purchased Carmike Cinemas.
Kandi Mall movie theater in Willmar to change hands
February 13, 2018 - 6:35pm
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