The Bon Ton Stores, also known as Elder Beerman, will be closing 42 store locations across the Midwest in early 2018. That announcement was made from their headquarters in Milwaukee; and it will impact retail stores for Elder Beerman at the Northtown Mall in Defiance; and in Adrian, Michigan. Store closing sales are beginning now at these locations, and will run for 10 to 12 weeks. Associates at these locations will be offered the opportunity to interview for positions at other store locations. There are five other stores, under the name Carson’s closing in Indiana.