Shopko may file for bankruptcy next week

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(WREX) — Shopko may be filing for bankruptcy after a lawsuit is filed against them for nearly $70 million.

The Green Bay Press Gazette reports a pharmaceutical supplier says they’re owed $67 million from Shopko. The company announced in court on Tuesday, it’s expected to file for bankruptcy on January 15th.

Shopko has two stores in the stateline, one in Belivdere and one in Freeport.

If the company files for bankruptcy, it is unclear if or when the stores in Freeport and Belvidere would close.

13 News will follow this story and provide updates as they become available.

Andrew Carrigan

Andrew Carrigan

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