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Supreme Court declines to review rulings that blocked efforts to end Planned Parenthood funding
Trump administration resists global climate efforts at home, overseas
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Trump administration halts study that was using fetal tissue to find 'cure for HIV'
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DWU women hold off Doane
DWU men rally past Doane
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Side by side, veteran Minnesota wardens train rookies
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Wardens wrestle deer that crashed into Minn. basement
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October 15, 2018
Sears files for bankruptcy after years of turmoil
Sears, the one-time titan of American retail, filed for bankruptcy ahead of a $134 million debt payment due Monday and announced that it will...
October 15, 2018 - 6:44am
October 11, 2018
Sears could finally be nearing bankruptcy after years of decline
Sears, the fallen iconic American retailer, has reportedly hired an advisory firm to prepare a bankruptcy filing.
October 11, 2018 - 7:58am
May 31, 2018
Everything must go: After more closings, there will be 820 Sears and Kmart stores, down from 2,000
Sears Holdings, the struggling department store chain, said Thursday it would close another 72 Sears and Kmart stores as sales plummeted, continuing...
May 31, 2018 - 12:00pm
January 5, 2018
Rapid City Sears among dozens nationwide being closed
RAPID CITY (AP) — Sears Holdings Corp. is closing more than 100 stores around the country, including the Sears in Rapid City. The company says...
January 5, 2018 - 10:30am
December 25, 2017
Will the rapidly-shrinking store save retail?
With holiday shopping in full swing, Sears decided it was time to host a "grand reopening" for its department store at Fair Oaks Mall in Northern...
December 25, 2017 - 8:15am
November 3, 2017
Sears, Kmart plan to shutter 63 more locations in latest retrenchment
Sears Holdings Corp. will close 63 more Kmart and Sears locations after the holidays, adding to hundreds of stores that have shuttered as part...
November 3, 2017 - 12:48pm
July 7, 2017
Sears, Kmart to close 43 more stores to cut costs
CHICAGO - Sears Holdings Corp is closing eight of its namesake department stores and 35 Kmart locations as part of its effort to cut costs and...
July 7, 2017 - 1:28pm
May 8, 2017
The long, hard, unprecedented fall of Sears
In 1989, Sears Roebuck & Co. ruled America as its biggest retailer. It loomed over rivals from a perch high above Chicago, inside what was...
May 8, 2017 - 4:13pm
March 22, 2017
Survival of Sears and Kmart is in doubt
Sears Holdings Corp, once the largest U.S. retailer, warned on Tuesday, March 21, about its ability to continue as a going concern after years...
March 22, 2017 - 11:00am
January 5, 2017
Black & Decker moves into lawn and garden market with Craftsman buy
Stanley Black & Decker Inc., in its second big acquisition in three months, agreed to buy Sears' Craftsman brand, giving the company known mainly...
January 5, 2017 - 11:33am
March 21, 2012
WILL: In retreat, Sears set to unload its stores
WASHINGTON -- Retreat need not mean surrender. Still ... In 1886, a shipment of $25 watches from a Chicago jeweler was rejected by...
March 21, 2012 - 9:14am
December 31, 2011
Kmart, Sears staying open in Mitchell
Neither local store on closing list from Sears Holdings Corp. Both the Kmart and Sears locations in Mitchell will remain open, local officials confirmed Friday. The stores' futures appeared in doubt earlier this week when Sears Holdings Corp. announced it will close 100 to...
December 31, 2011 - 7:30am
December 30, 2011
SD, ND spared Sears, Kmart closings so far
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- No Sears or Kmart stores in North Dakota or South Dakota is on a list of stores that the company is planning to shut down. Sears Holdings Corp. announced this week it intends to close 100 to 120 stores around the country. On Thursday, the company released...
December 30, 2011 - 10:40am
December 29, 2011
Sears as Lampert's 'mismanaged asset' loses customers
WASHINGTON -- When Kmart acquired Sears in 2005, Chairman Edward Lampert said the new company would have the geographic reach and scale to compete with Wal-Mart. The billionaire hedge fund manager has since presided over 18 consecutive quarters of declining sales. He's on his fourth...
December 29, 2011 - 12:49am
No word yet on fate of local Sears, Kmart stores
There's no public word yet on the fate of the Mitchell Sears and Kmart stores. An employee at the Mitchell Kmart store, located at 1313 S. Burr St., said employees have been told the store's fate but were advised not to share it with the public. The employee declined to be identified. The...
December 29, 2011 - 12:34am