J.C. Penney plans to close 33 stores, including one in Minnesota, as part of a cost-cutting initiative. The Minnesota store slated for closure is at the Northland Mall in Worthington. J.C. Penney announced Wednesday it will cut 2,000 jobs as the struggling department-store operator tries to get back on the path to profitability. The 33 stores will be closed by early May.
Authorities said 13 passengers were ejected and three had to be airlifted to a local hospital after a transport van slid off an icy freeway in southwestern Minnesota Thursday morning.
Clean-up took about two-and-a-half months, and FEMA helped pay for about $2 million worth of the cost. Still, city leaders say they are $1 million short.
A missing 22-year-old Worthington man has been found safely, according to the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. Trenton Allen Streator had been missing since Thursday afternoon.
Authorities in Worthington are seeking the public’s help in finding a 22-year-old man who’s been missing since Thursday afternoon.
President Barack Obama has declared a major federal disaster for five southwestern Minnesota counties hit by an April ice storm.
Tuesday had numerous Minnesotans cutting up tree branches that broke from the weight of the snow. Those damaged trees took out power lines that temporarily left 24,000 in the dark.
Gov. Mark Dayton and a trio of federal elected officials are heading to areas of southern Minnesota where a spring snow and ice storm hit the hardest.
As if the devastation from Wednesday’s ice storm wasn’t enough, seven inches of heavy wet snow are adding to the problems residents face in Worthington, Minn.
The administrator of a small southwestern Minnesota community says a damaging ice storm has changed the city scape forever.
Gov. Mark Dayton called out the state National Guard Wednesday to help residents of southern Minnesota after an ice storm knocked out power to thousands of people and another storm threatened to dump several inches of wet snow by Thursday.
A combination of freezing rain and wet, heavy snow brought down trees and power lines in Worthington on Wednesday, leaving much of the Southwest Minnesota town without electricity or heat.
Minnesota is pretty festival-friendly all year long, but December is more jam-packed than any other month. Here are just a few of the events taking place around the state (outside of the metro area) by the end of 2012.
Next weekend, the Traveling Turkey Trophy of Tumultuous Triumph will be on the line once again.
A Minneapolis man is charged in a bank robbery in southwestern Minnesota as authorities investigate whether he is responsible for dozens of other bank robberies in the state.