Area Shopkos Not Among Closures

Shopko announced that 89 stores will close beginning Feb. 17. The Shopko Hometown stores in Sister Bay and Kewaunee are not among the 16 Wisconsin stores being closed between February and April as a result of the company’s Chapter 11 restructuring. However, Shopko has indicated it is getting out of the pharmacy business. It plans to auction off its remaining 146 pharmacies.

The Wisconsin closings include:

• The first Shopko store on Military Avenue in Green Bay

• Manitowoc

• West Bend

• La Crosse

• Two in Madison

• Menasha

• Neenah

• Stevens Point

• Grafton

• Plover

• Sussex

• Buchanan

• Appleton

• Mauston

• Seymour