Eagle Investigations Editor Larry Parnass is on a trek through the Midwest to visit properties owned or associated with the Kohan Retail Investment Group, owner of the Berkshire Mall. This is the second in a series of dispatches from his weeklong trip. Not their heels, like Dorothy in that movie, but with the same hope. Using electronic gizmos — ahem, “audience response system” — residents of this little northwest Ohio city clicked to flag things they liked, as if flipping through an in-flight magazine. Folks in Northwood, Ohio, were voting for elements of what could come next, after their mall hit the skids under the firm that owns the Berkshire Mall. As I travel Mike Kohan’s sick-mall empire, my notebooks are filling with testimony about what’s gone wrong at places his company once owned or does still — and I’ll share these accounts in coming days. The tattoo artist whose ink supplies froze in an unheated shop. Checks to mall workers that bounced. Tax payments that bounced. The mattress store owner who paid to haul his own garbage away, and to fix the rooftop air-conditioning unit, then deduct it from his rent. Frustrated tax collectors, fire chie...