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Russell Shopko Closing

ShopkoShopko has announced plans to close 39 stores across the country, including the one in Russell.

The Green Bay, Wisconsin-based retailer is closing the locations, most of them Shopko Hometown stores, after a liquidation sale according to Green Bay's WBAY-TV.

The Russell store closing was also confirmed by a local store manager.

The sale starts on December 7. The stores are expected to close at the end of the February.

Stores in Anthony, Phillipsburg, Clay Center, Lyons and Larned will also close.

Shopko was founded in Green Bay in 1962. It currently operates 363 stores in 24 states.

(Information courtesy WBAY-TV.)

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