20 Iowa Shopko locations closing; Oelwein, Toledo stores included

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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - Wisconsin-based retailer Shopko announced it's closing 70 percent of its stores after it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

Iowa has 36 Shopko locations, mostly in small towns. Twenty of those locations are set to close.

Locations include:

Audubon
Bloomfield
Burlington
Chariton
Cherokee
Clarinda
Eldora
Emmetsburg
Estherville
Forest City
Fort Madison
Glenwood
Greenfield
Ida Grove
Missouri Valley
Oelwein
Onawa
Toledo
Vinton
Webster City

Liquidations at these stores will be carried out in phases. Closings are set to begin in March with all of these stores closed by the end of May.