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Kewaunee looks to life after Shopko

Kewaunee, Sister Bay, and other communities across the country are asking themselves the same question: what are they going to do after Shopko disappears? The Green Bay-retailer announced this week it would close all of it stores after a deal for someone to buy its retail operations fell through. Kewaunee’s location has been in liquidation mode since February and expects to close for good in May. Kewaunee County Economic Development Corporation Executive Director Richard Baker says the city of Kewaunee has a task force in place to help find the right business to fill the space with the building’s owner. He believes a study done about a year ago gave the city a good idea of what kinds of businesses to go after.

The city of Kewaunee filled one major void last week when it was announced a pharmacy was moving into the former Lakeshore Pizza Company building to be open on June 1st. You can see other updates from Kewaunee Mayor Sandi Christman online with this story.

 

 

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