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May 29, 2019
Chamber invites shoppers to 'Ready, Set, Summer'
May 29, 2019 - 1:04pm
April 12, 2019
Bruce Nustad, president of the Minnesota Retailers Association, talked about the current retail climate and what business can do to remain successful in this changing environment.    Shelby Lindrud /West Central Tribune
Challenging time for retail amid 'recovering economy' speaker tells Willmar crowd
April 12, 2019 - 4:09am
March 18, 2019
The Shopko Hometown in Morris is slated to close by June 16 along with any remaining stores.  File photo/Stevens County Times
Morris Shopko closing as all stores to close
March 18, 2019 - 2:54pm
December 7, 2018
Brick and Clicks Part III: Putting customer first is key for area retailers
December 7, 2018 - 7:08am
December 4, 2018
The Sears Hometown store at the Kandi Mall in Willmar is closing, and a liquidation sale will go through Jan. 12.  Erica Dischino / West Central Tribune
Update: Sears Hometown at Kandi Mall in Willmar to close
December 4, 2018 - 9:00am
November 30, 2018
Bricks and Clicks Part II: Retailers adjust to changing industry
November 30, 2018 - 1:08pm
November 23, 2018
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The fight for your dollar: Brick and clicks series
November 23, 2018 - 2:32pm
July 28, 2018
Kids enjoy Tug of War at the Morris Public Library along with various other activities during Crazy Days on Wednesday, July 25, in Morris. Brooke Kern / Stevens County Times
Getting into Crazy Days
July 28, 2018 - 3:43pm
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 6, 2018
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April 6, 2018 - 9:03am
January 11, 2018
A sign posted in the  Sam's Club window shows the business is closed for the day on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. David Samson / Forum News Service
Western Minn. Sam's Club among 63 to close nationwide
January 11, 2018 - 6:33pm
August 23, 2017
Eleven months after a group of investors formed an LLC to purchase and save a grocery store in Bird Island, they report that the store is seeing increased sales and enjoying local patronage. Tom Cherveny / Forum News Service
Small town Minn. grocery store shares tips on how to remain viable
August 23, 2017 - 8:40pm