closures

Minnesota Retail Pharmacies to Close as Industry Shrinks

About 300 workers will lose their jobs.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–Minnesota health care provider HealthPartner says it will close 30 of its retail pharmacies next year amid a broader shrinking of the industry. About 300 workers will lose their jobs as a result of the closures. The company, which sells health insurance and also runs hospitals and clinics, declined to comment to the radio station. The retail pharmacy…

Cass County Uses Emergency Flood Measures to Close Roads

The county closed a number of roads overnight on Monday

CASS COUNTY– Cass County is continuing to take emergency measures by blocking off roads and bridges. The county closed a number of roads overnight on Monday. County employees and members of the National Guard are seeing a lot of overland flooding both north and west of Harwood and east of Argusville. A Cass County engineer asks people who are traveling…

Kmart Closures to Hit Thief River Falls, Aberdeen

No Sears locations are on the closure list for our region

  THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — More bad news for fans of Sears and Kmart. Sears Holding Co. has announced it will close another 18 Sears stores and 45 Kmart stores. Making the list of Kmart closures are stores in Thief River Falls and Aberdeen. No Sears locations are on the closure list for our region. Sears at West Acres…

Cone Zone Alert: I-29 Southbound Lanes to Close Overnight

Flaggers will be present

  FARGO, ND — Overnight lane closures are coming to the 32nd Avenue South project at I-29 in Fargo. All southbound lanes will be closed under the bridge on Wednesday night and all northbound lanes will be closed on Thursday night. The closures will last from 9 p.m. until 6 a.m. Wednesday and 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Thursday. Traffic…

West Fargo Firefighters Battle Auto Shop Blaze in 90-Degree Temps

Westbound lanes on Main Avenue were shut down from 45th to 17th Street.

WEST FARGO, ND — Cars were forced to take different routes as crews responded to an auto shop fire in West Fargo. Westbound lanes on Main Avenue were shut down from 45th to 17th Street. Officials say a fire started on the 1900 block of Main Avenue West at the end of a long commercial structure that holds vehicles. Crews…

Road Work Ahead of Schedule on 32nd Avenue Project

32nd Avenue South and I-29 bridge projects

The warm, dry weather has provided a major boost to crews working on the 32nd Avenue South reconstruction and I-29 bridge widening projects in Fargo. They have completed large portions of concrete paving on the west end of the work zone, over the bridge and on the east end. They have also finished grading on the east side of I-29…

JCPenney Stores Expected to Close in Wahpeton, Thief River Falls After 80+ Years in Business

An online petition backed by the chamber to save the store has more than 1,200 signatures

  RED RIVER VALLEY — As JCPenney prepares to announce a list of closings around the country, the stores in Wahpeton and Thief River Falls are expected to be closed. Employees have been told the Thief River Falls location will be closing in June after over 80 years in business. An online petition backed by the chamber to save the…

Add West Acres’ Sears to the List of Closing Businesses

Sears, King Leo's and Kmart have all closed their doors within the last two months

A major loss for West Acres Mall: Sears is closing. The store is part of a second wave of store closures just announced by the company. Sears has been a part of West Acres since the mall opened in 1972. The company is also closing its Kmart location in Detroit Lakes. A total of 42 Sears stores and 108 Kmart…