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Whitefish among latest Shopko stores being closed

Posted at 8:08 PM, Feb 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-07 13:18:52-05

MISSOULA – Shopko says it’s closing more of its stores in Montana, including a store in the Flathead Valley.

The Wisconsin based retailer announced its closing 70% of its stores after it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

Shopko will be closing six locations in Montana will be closing including Whitefish, Great Falls, Roundup, Dillon, Wolf Point, and Hardin.

In all, Shopko identified 250 stores around the nation which will close or have already closed.

Liquidations at these stores will be carried out in phases. Closings are expected to begin on March 17, with all of these stores closed by May 12.

Shopko stated in a letter to customers that its remaining stores will be open during restructuring. Gift cards, warranties, credits and returns will continue at the open stores.