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Shopko puts a number to job losses from Wisconsin store closings

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Published: Feb. 13, 2019 at 4:12 PM CST
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Ashwaubenon-based retailer Shopko has formally notified the state of its intentions to close 18 stores in Wisconsin. Shopko says the store closings will result in 798 people losing their jobs effective May 6.

Appleton East, W3208 Van Roy Rd -- 12 employees

Appleton North, 2101 E. Evergreen Dr. -- 15 employees

Beloit, 2761 Prairie Ave. -- 58 employees

Delavan, 1450 E. Geneva St. -- 52 employees

De Pere, 230 N. Wisconsin St. -- 48 employees

Green Bay West, 216 S. Military Ave. -- 26 employees

Kenosha, 5300 52nd St. -- 52 employees

Kimberly, 800 E. Maes Ave. -- 61 employees

Manitowoc, 3415 Calumet Ave. -- 47 employees

Marinette, 2741 Roosevelt Rd. -- 56 employees

Menasha, 1578 Appleton Rd. -- 43 employees

Monona, 2101 W. Broadway -- 56 employees

Neenah, 699 S. Green Bay Rd. -- 48 employees

Racine, 4801 Washington Ave. -- 52 employees

Rhinelander, 2200 Lincoln St. -- 40 employees

Seymour, 1010 S. Mainline Dr. -- 29 employees

Sheboygan, 518 S. Taylor Dr. -- 53 employees

Watertown, 701 S. Church St. -- 50 employees

Caleb Frostman, who's nominated to head the state Department of Workforce Development, issued this statement:

Earlier this month,

that it's closing, or has already closed, nationwide. That's 70 percent of its stores. The stores on the list are expected to be closed by May 12.

The chain was struggling financially and filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Last month it was

, claiming Shopko hadn't paid more than $67 million for goods in its stores.

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