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PAMIDA DISCOUNT   CENTER

       K m a r t  
 
A L C O
 
THREE OF THE BEST STORES IN IOWA HERE IN FRONT OF YOUR EYES.
 
OVER SIX YEARS AND RUNNING!
 
 

These are the FOLLOWING stores I have:
 
PAMIDA
Click the link above to view Pamida stores!  The new format for Kmart and Alco will be like that soon, hopefully.
 
Albia *NEW*, Atlantic, Audubon, Bellevue, Chariton *NEW*,  Clarion, Corydon, Dyersville, Estherville, Glenwood, Greenfield, Harlan, Hampton, Humboldt, Ida Grove, Jefferson, Missouri Valley, Oakland, Oelwein, Perry, Red Oak, Toledo, Washington, and Winterset.
 
Closed PAMIDA DISCOUNT CENTER Stores: Bedford, Clarinda, Hawarden, Knoxville and Lamoni.

K m a r t
 
 Algona, Ames, Carroll, Cedar Rapids (West), Charles City, Cherokee, Clive, Council Bluffs, Des Moines (Hickman Rd.), Des Moines (Hubbel Ave.), Mason City, Oelwein, Ottumwa *NEW*, Red Oak, Waterloo , & Webster City.

k m a r t  Closed Stores:
 
Atlantic, Des Moines (NE 14th Street), Fort Dodge, & Spencer.
 
A L C O
Clarinda, Emmetsburg, Estherville, Leon, & Perry.

Closed Alco stores:
Atlantic
 
 
    And always, if you have any pictures of Pamida, Alco, or Kmart stores please send them to me at Nkbush@wccta.net!

ALL STORES THAT ARE SHOWN HERE ARE IN THE STATE OF IOWA

K m a r t
STORES

CARROLL
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Picture updated 10-21-08...still my favorite Kmart ever is this one!

MARSHALLTOWN (Main Entrance)
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MARSHALLTOWN (Mall Entrance)
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RED OAK
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Taken By Brandon Harris

DES MOINES (Hubbel Ave.)
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Picture updated 9-12-08. -- The most profitable of the three Kmarts in Des Moines.

OELWEIN (Front)
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Picture FINALLY by me lol. Still looks the same lol. UPDATED MARCH 12, 2006.

OELWEIN (Back)
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Taken from HWY 150. Oelwein's Pamida also has a sign on the back of the store for Hwy 150 Drivers.

CHEROKEE
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CEDAR RAPIDS (Collins Rd.)
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Found this when I was venturing around CR. It looks pretty decent for a Kmart :-).

CEDAR RAPIDS (16th Ave.)
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Special Thanks To The Bus Driver That Let Me Take A Picture Of This Kmart.

CHARLES CITY
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Picture by the Charles City Chamber of Commerce

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CLOSED
K m a r t

STORES
 
 

ATLANTIC
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This Kmart closed in 2005, six months after the new Wal-Mart Supercenter opened. ; - (

FORT DODGE
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This store closed in 2002.

DES MOINES (NE 14th St)
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This store closed in 2002.

SPENCER
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This store closed in 2002.

DES MOINES (Clive)...Previously a Venture store.
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This Kmart recently closed their Cafe, & took off the "BIG" off the Big Kmart...dunno why.

SIOUX CITY
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Across from the old Wal-Mart which is now on Singing HIlls Blvd...but Kmart was there first, still.

WATERLOO
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WEBSTER CITY
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OTTUMWA
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This particular Kmart I do NOT want to visit again, and it isn't cuz of the employees.

DES MOINES (Hickman Rd.)
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Picture by Brandon Harris

COUNCIL BLUFFS
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MASON CITY
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AMES
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Finally a better picture (taken 2-26-2007).

ALGONA
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This town of 5,500 is lucky to have a Kmart this big...taking that the nearest shopping is 60 miles.

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A L C O
 D I S C O U N T     S T O R E S

PERRY
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Updated Pic 9-8-08

ESTHERVILLE
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Located on the eastern tip of Estherville, this ALCO is important along with Pamida.

LEON
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This Alco was formerly a Pamida...think Emmetsburg's Alco.

EMMETSBURG
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The only town's shopping venue, sharing the building (and entrance) with Food Pride...which is cool.

CLARINDA
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Picture by Brandon Harris

ATLANTIC
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This Alco closed in July 2008...but amazingly lasted four years longer than Kmart.