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.
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.