The women's clothing company based in Plymouth says it plans to close the stores by the end of January and will also lay off employees at its corporate office.
Pilot, brother and sister killed when plane crashed into house are ID'd
The plane crashed into a house in Hermantown, Minnesota.
Rolled semi, livestock on freeway interchange in Woodbury
Traffic cameras showed what appeared to be hogs on the side of the road.
Reinbold guilty of murdering wife with 'particular cruelty'
Eric Reinbold, 46, was convicted of two counts of murder in the second degree in Pennington County Friday.
Armed assault suspect arrested after standoff in Waite Park
The standoff ended early Saturday when officer obtained a warrant for the home.
3 dead after plane crashes into house in Hermantown
Two people in the house were uninjured.
Destructive fire at Maple Grove greenhouse and nursery
The fire burned early Sunday morning at a longtime Maple Grove greenhouse and nursery.
SCSU player hospitalized after being taken off ice on stretcher
Luedtke was checked into the boards in the first period and down for a reported 10-15 minutes.
Amber Alert for Kryssy King canceled, suspect still at large
Police beleived 15-year-old Kryssy King was with a 22-year-old man who remains wanted.
3 St. Paul fast food restaurants robbed in space of an hour
The thieves struck between 7:15 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Fire at historic Stevens House museum for third time since Aug. 30
The fire was reported early Saturday morning.
What to do with the Kmart site? Minneapolis wants your ideas
The project will connect Nicollet Avenue south of Lake street and north of the Midtown Greenway, reestablishing a street grid.
Crowd evacuated at end of homecoming football game in Brooklyn Park
Police blamed 'unruly teens' in the stands and some who were trying to enter the stadium.
Christopher & Banks closing 100 stores, 2 in Minnesota
The company says it will be closing its Albert Lea and merging its two locations in Roseville into one. Weak sales forced the women's clothing retailer to cut about 20 percent of its staff earlier this month.
Christopher & Banks rejects buyout
Aria Partners last Tuesday offered to buy Christopher & Banks for $1.75 per share, 51 percent more than the Plymouth-based company's stock closing price. The company rejected the deal Friday, suggesting that the "proposal does not reflect the full, long-term value stockholders are expected to receive from continued focus on the current strategy."
Christopher & Banks hires new CEO
Christopher & Banks has named veteran retail executive LuAnn Via to be its new president and chief executive officer, the Pioneer Press reports. Via was most recently the CEO of Payless Shoes. She will start her new role with the women's apparel company on Nov. 26. Via replaces Joel Waller, who took over when Larry Barenbaum left the struggling Plymouth-based retailer in February.
Investment firm urges Christopher & Banks to consider buyout offer
Boston-based Aria Partners, which owns 4 percent of the struggling Plymouth-based women's clothing retailer, has agreed to buy the company for $1.75 per share. Christopher & Banks “immediately dismissed” an offer Aria made last month.
At least 100 Sears, Kmart stores to close after poor holiday sales
Sears Holdings on Tuesday announced it would close 100-120 Sears and Kmart stores after a big slump in holiday sales from last year. The company hasn't yet identified which stores will close.
Christopher & Banks considers selling or bankruptcy as sales struggle
The Plymouth-based women's retailer hasn't seen sales recover amid the pandemic.
U.S. Bank closes U.C. Davis branch because of 'Occupy' protesters
The Minneapolis-based bank closed a branch at the University of California-Davis campus because of "several weeks of business interruption" that a spokeswoman said threatened the safety of employees and customers.
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