Five more Shopko stores closing in our area

PHOTO: Shopko store sign, Photo Date: 1/26/2015
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BROWN COUNTY, Wis. (WMTV) –- Shopko stores in Beloit, Columbus, Mayville, Monona and Watertown will now be closing after the Ashwaubenon-based retailer filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

In January, Shopko announced that the two Madison locations along with the Mauston store would be closing.

The stores are among 250 stores around the nation set to close or have already closed.

A Shopko spokesperson said the company would release a statement sometime on Thursday.

For a list of the stores Shopko plans to close, click here