Kmart to Close in Thief River Falls 02 Nov 17

Sears, Roebuck & Company today announced the closing of more than 40 stores nation-wide, including Kmart / Thief River Falls.

The closing announced just this afternoon, as part of a transformation in business model; attempting to align brick and mortor stores with the parent company’s digital footprint.

Sears says all stores on the list; including Kmart – on Highway #1 and #59 on Thief River Falls East Side – will remain open through the holiday season – with a projected closing date of “late January 2018.”

The Thief River Falls store was the only Minnesota location on today’s list, leaving five stores remaining statewide, in; Minneapolis / St. Paul / Rochester / Detroit Lakes and International Falls.

Kmart locations in Devils Lake and Grand Forks, North Dakota will also remain open; they were not included on today’s list.