Shopko to close Madison store

Shopko corporate headquarters. (WLUK file photo)

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Shopko is planning to close one of its four Madison stores.

The Ashwaubenon-based retail chain has notified the state Department of Workforce Development that 66 full- and part-time jobs will be eliminated as a result.

The State Journal reports the first layoffs are expected within 60 days and will go on until August.