The Kmart stores in Mitchell and Pierre will be shutting their doors this spring.
KELO-TV reports that the closings will put nearly 100 people out of their jobs.
Sears Holdings Corp. is shutting down 100-120 Sears and Kmart stores nationwide to reduce expenses as it changes it business model.
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The Mitchell store, which has 52 employees, will begin liquidating its merchandise on Jan. 24 and close to the public in mid-April. The Pierre Kmart liquidation sale begins Jan. 14 and the store will close in mid-March. That store has 45 employees.
Customers with layaway contracts can either pay it off early or transfer it to another store.
Officials say there are no plans at this time to close any other South Dakota Kmart stores.