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Kenosha County COVID-19 vaccine clinics to relocate

Kenosha County Public Health’s COVID-19 vaccine clinics are relocating from the Job Center to a larger venue beginning next week. Starting Wednesday, March 10, clinics will take place in the former Shopko building at 5300 – 52nd St. in Kenosha. Further, the new facility will be able to accommodate vaccinations of up to 2,700 people […]

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May 12 will be the end of the road for bankrupt Racine Shopko store

May 12 appears it will be the last day for the Shopko store at 4801 Washington Ave. A spokesperson for the retailer, now in bankruptcy, said: “Through our conversations with the potential buyers, it has become clear that it is in our best interest to operate with a significantly smaller store footprint. “Today we are […]

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As Shopko enters bankruptcy, Racine and Kenosha stores remain open

As Green Bay-based retailer Shopko spins toward financial oblivion and liquidation, 16 stores in Wisconsin will be closed. On Wednesday the regional retailer filed for bankruptcy. The company seeks to restructure as a result of excess debt and competitive pressures. The petitions have been filed in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Nebraska. […]

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Local Shopko pharmacy closes as company bankruptcy grows nearer

Customers who relied on the pharmacy at the Shopko store at 4801 Washington Ave. are now scrambling to find a new source to fill their prescriptions. The pharmacy closed permanently at 4 p.m. Tuesday. The Shopko pharmacy is just one 42 units closed by the chain. Pharmacies in Kenosha and 23 other Wisconsin cities also […]

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Week In Review: Bomb Threat A Hoax, Anti-Islam Rally Canceled

You were busy this week, and so were we. Here are our top five most read news stories from this week. Yorkville Elementary School Bomb Threat A Hoax Update Anti-Islam Rally Canceled Residents Not Told About High Lead Levels, Until Now Police: Woman Charged After Stealing From Shopko Police: Men Stuffed 23 Lobster Tails Down […]

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Police: Woman Charged After Stealing from ShopKo

Racine police say a 22-year-old woman with previous theft charges is facing jail time after she stole over $300 worth of goods from ShopKo. Brianna Clausen, of Racine, was charged Thursday in Racine County Circuit Court with one misdemeanor count each of retail theft and bail jumping. If convicted, she faces up to 18 months in prison […]

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