Shopko Closing Remaining Stores Including Valley City, Perham, Fergus Falls and Others

Those stores are expected to close by June

Shopko announcing it is closing its remaining 120 department stores including a number of stores in our region in Fergus Falls, Valley City, Roseau and Perham. Those stores are expected to close by June. Despite Shopko’s best efforts, a buyer was not found for the company’s “go-forward business.” The closures will affect an additional 5,000 employees. The company is evaluating…

Nursing Home in Twin Valley, Minn. to Close

They say staying open isn't financially viable

TWIN VALLEY, Minn. — Twin Valley Living Center, a nursing home, is set to close. There was a community meeting at Twin Valley Community Center to discuss the situation. The center was packed with people who wanted to voice their concerns. The mayor and city council were also in attendance. There has been talk of embezzlement and other misuse of money….

Moorhead Herberger’s Open for One More Day; Fargo Store Closed Sunday

It is still unclear what will take the store's place at West Acres and Moorhead Center Mall

You’ve probably seen the signs about Herberger’s discounts over the summer… but now, it’s all coming to an end. “I just wanted to walk through it one last time, because I’ve grown up going there and hanging out so it was one last time before they closed. I used to go to this Herberger’s a lot,” Kallie Frost, a shopper,…

Detroit Lakes Department Store Norby’s to Close After 112 Years

They will have a final sale starting June 7

DETROIT LAKES, Minn. — Norby’s Department Store in Detroit Lakes has announced that after 112 years of business, they will be closing their doors. “I’m very disappointed. It’s just enjoyable to have a special little trip to come here, and the people there have been marvelous,” Marleen Krause, a shopper, said. “It’s going to be hard on the community, I…

Herberger’s Stores Will Be Liquidated

Parent company Bon Ton is going out of business

FARGO, N.D. — If you regularly shop at Herberger’s, you may have to find a new store to go to in a few months. Its parent company Bon Ton has declared bankruptcy and will liquidate all of its stores. Bon Ton owns over 260 stores across the country, including Bergner’s, Boston Store, Younkers. Herberger’s has locations across North Dakota and Minnesota,…

Toys R Us To Close Fargo Store And All 800 Locations Across The U.S.

Closings Impact 33,000 Jobs Across The Country

FARGO, N.D. — Toys R Us’s management has told its employees that it will sell or close all of its 800 U.S. stores. That’s according to a toy industry analyst who spoke to several employees who were on the call Wednesday. Jim Silver, a toy industry expert, says Toys R Us’s CEO told employees the plan is to liquidate all…

Family Owned, Operated Straus For Men Closing For Good

The Clothing Store Can't Compete With Online Shopping

FARGO, N.D. — Straus for Men first opened in Sanborn, North Dakota in 1879. Over the years, the business boomed, expanding to nine shops across the state. “Fargo was one of the main ones, especially in the last few decades. Probably since the late forties or fifties. But they had stores in Valley City, Jamestown, Grand Forks, Devil’s Lake, Sanborn,” said…

Moorhead Sam’s Club Closing, Jobs Terminated

They gave back to charities in town, asked about popular Moorhead products and were passionate about how they treat their employees

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Sixty-three Sam’s Club Stores are closing across the country, including the location in Moorhead. Moorhead Mayor, Del Rae Williams, says this particular location has had a big influence on the community. They gave back to charities in town, asked about popular Moorhead products and were passionate about how they treat their employees. She says the company told…

Bismarck, Devils Lake Losing Two More Box Stores

Employees who are affected by the closures will be given a severance and will be able to apply at other stores

  REGIONAL — Sears Holdings Corporation has announced more closures of stores in Devils Lake and in Bismarck. The Sears store in Bismarck will be closing its doors between early March and early April. Kmart in Devils Lake will also be closing around that time. The company announced nationwide it would be closing 64 Kmart stores and 39 Sears stores…

Over 100 Years of Business Now Becomes a Part of Fargo History

There are over 100 years of stories to be told from The Nestor Tavern in Fargo

FARGO, ND — One of the oldest bars in Fargo is closing its doors and leaving behind years of history. Customers are sharing some of their favorite memories about The Nestor Tavern. “Cheers to The Nestor,” said Rodney Kubischta, a customer at the bar. “I’m sad to see it go,” said Ken Roland, another customer. People are raising their glasses…