Shopko to close all of its remaining stores – including 22 in Minnesota

The Green Bay-based chain had been struggling to stay afloat.
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Shopko, the Wisconsin-based department store chain that is a familiar sight in greater Minnesota cities, is closing all of its remaining stores.

The announcement was made Monday after several recent store closure announcements, with the company in February having already identified 16 stores in Minnesota that would close between March and May.

Now the remaining full-size Shopko and Shopko Hometown stores in Minnesota will follow, closing their doors by June 16 at the latest.

"This is not the outcome that we had hoped for when we started our restructuring efforts," said Russ Steinhorst, Shopko CEO.

"We want to thank all of our teammates for their hard work and dedication during their time at Shopko."

The company, which was unable to find a buyer to save its stores, will start winding down its remaining outlets beginning this week, with WLUK in Wisconsin reporting an estimated 5,000 workers will be affected.

Here are the remaining stores that are closing:

– 4161 2nd St. S., St. Cloud.

– 1850 E. Madison Ave., Mankato.

– 1200 Susan Drive, Marshall.

– 3708 Hwy. 63 N., Rochester.

– 405 Cottonwood Dr., Winona.

– 1001 Hwy. 15 S., Fairmont.

– 801 West Duluth Entrance, Duluth.

– 5630 St. Croix Trail, North Branch.

– 4791 County Road 10, Moose Lake.

– 340 S. Hwy. 65, Mora.

– 1009 7th Ave., Two Harbors.

– 1500 E. Sheridan St., Ely.

– 226 E. Lincoln, Fergus Falls.

– 190 Southgate Drive, Aitkin.

– 300 Jake St., Perham.

– 710 County Road 21 S., Glenwood.

– 116 E. State Hwy. 28, Morris.

– 1087 3rd St. NW, Roseau.

– 405 W. Interstate Dr., Luverne.

– 1002 7th Street SE, Pipestone.

– 2155 1st Avenue N., Windom.

– 301 S. Mantorville Ave., Kasson.

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Closures previously announced

– 125 Main St. N, Hutchinson.

– 2820 Hwy. 63 S, Rochester.

– 1209 18th Ave. NW, Austin.

– 1755 N. Humiston Ave., Worthington.

– 2610 Bridge Ave., Albert Lea.

– 501 Hwy. 10 SE, St. Cloud.

– 416 U.S. Hwy. 59, Mahnomen.

– 145 Broadway Ave. N., Cokato.

– 216 Main Avenue NE, Warroad.

– 810 Diekmann Dr., Paynesville.

– 200 10th Ave. SE, New Prague.

– 1002 Old Man Ave., St. Peter.

– 3225 10th St. E., Glencoe.

– 421 Gateway Dr. NE, East Grand Forks.

– 301 1st Ave. S., St. James.

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