Shopko Pharmacies in Perham, Fergus Falls closing

Fargo, N.D. (Valley News Live) The Shopko Pharmacies in two lakes country towns are closing soon.

Employees at the stores in Perham and Fergus Falls confirm the pharmacies are closing.

Initial reports say Thrifty White Pharmacies in both towns are taking over the Shopko prescriptions.

News outlets across the country are reporting Shopko is in financial trouble. The Green Bay Press Gazette reports a major pharmaceutical supplier to Shopko claimed the company would file for bankruptcy protection from creditors on Jan. 15.

We have a call into Shopko headquarters and are waiting on a response.