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June 18, 2018
Sun Mart in Fergus Falls closing
June 18, 2018 - 8:41pm
June 15, 2018
Complaints about this Father's Day card led to it being pulled the card from circulation. MUST CREDIT: Courtesy of Patrice Molnar-American Greetings
The 'Baby Daddy' greeting card you won't buy at Target for Father's Day
June 15, 2018 - 11:01am
May 31, 2018
FILE -- A Sears store at the Paramus Park Mall, in Paramus, N.J., Nov. 22, 2017. Sears, which closed its Paramus store in February 2018, is among many debt-laden retailers that have suffered credit downgrades this year. (Andrew Seng/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Everything must go: After more closings, there will be 820 Sears and Kmart stores, down from 2,000
May 31, 2018 - 12:00pm
May 29, 2018
Erica Dischino / TribuneConstruction workers excavate dirt Friday at the Legacy on First site on First Street in Willmar.
Building a legacy on First Street
May 29, 2018 - 7:05am
May 11, 2018
Remains of a monkey were found recently in the former Minneapolis Dayton's Department Store. On Thursday, April 12, 2018, Gov. Mark Dayton said a money escaped when he worked at his family's store, but another family also has come forward saying the monkey had been stolen, then returned to the store. Old Minneapolis / Facebook
'Dayton's monkey' to be on display at the Science Museum in St. Paul
May 11, 2018 - 9:15am
May 7, 2018
Ray Szmanda. Courtesy / Charles Szmanda, Facebookplay button
Ray Szmanda, longtime pitchman for Menards, dead at 91
May 7, 2018 - 3:38pm
May 3, 2018
President Donald Trump attends the National Day of Prayer in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, May 3, 2018. (Doug Mills/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Trump loses fight with residents to keep name on NYC tower
May 3, 2018 - 12:47pm
April 27, 2018
The JCPenney store in the Viking Plaza Mall in Alexandria, Minn., will close May 1. J.C. Penney and Herberger's will both vacate the mall. Beth Leipholtz / Forum News Service
Department store closings put Minn. mall on foreclosure notice
April 27, 2018 - 12:28pm
April 25, 2018
Oversized reclining chairs with trays for eating from CMX cinema coming to the Mall of America. Submitted photo
New Mall of America movie theater to offer food options
April 25, 2018 - 1:16pm
Officially known as "Robot Vera," the master recruiter is an artificially intelligent software technology that uses machine learning, allowing her to refine her conversational skills with more practice. MUST CREDIT: Handout photo courtesy of Robot Vera
Want to work for Ikea? Your next interview could be conducted by Russian robot.
April 25, 2018 - 11:50am
April 24, 2018
Carolyn Lange / Tribune  

Urban Escape owner Eryn Hannig has featured an upscale collection of clothing and gift items at her boutique, seen here, in downtown Spicer. This location closed April 15 and she will reopen in early May at a new, larger location down the block at the former Marketing Concepts building.
Spicer boutique is set to make big move
April 24, 2018 - 6:23am
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
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Roger Schmidt, owner of Good News Bookstore, poses for a photo Friday at the store in Willmar's Skylark Center. Schmidt is planning to close the store’s doors after owning it for about 36 years.
The book is closing at Good News: Longtime Willmar bookstore to close by June
April 17, 2018 - 6:11am
April 12, 2018
Remains of a monkey were found recently in the former Minneapolis Dayton's Department Store. On Thursday, April 12, 2018, Gov. Mark Dayton said a money escaped when he worked at his family's store, but another family also has come forward saying the monkey had been stolen, then returned to the store. Old Minneapolis / Facebook
Former Dayton's employee, Gov. Mark Dayton, weighs in on mystery of mummified monkey
April 12, 2018 - 3:29pm