Belvidere will soon have another empty building to fill.

WIFR-TV is reporting that Kmart on West Chrysler Drive close it's doors late December.

The store employs 67 people and company officials say they will be be offered severance packages.

WIFR reports

The store will begin liquidation sales on October 25. A Kmart spokesman says the store closure is part of a series of actions the company is taking to reduce ongoing expenses and accelerate the transformation of its business model.