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Wednesday - June 7, 2017 10:37 am

La Crosse K-Mart on national closing list Featured

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September closing expected for State Road store

There used to be two K-Mart stores in La Crosse. Soon, there will be none. 

Sears has announced that the K-Mart on State Rd. in La Crosse will be closed by September. 

It's one of 49 K-Marts around the U.S. on the newest list of stores being shut down. 

The K-Mart near Losey Blvd. has been open since the mid-1960s, and was La Crosse's second big-box store, after the old Bell Discount on the causeway. 

It closed for a time in 2011, after the roof was damaged by a tornado. 

A second K-Mart opened near Valley View Mall in the 1980s, but it closed several years ago.

Last modified on Wednesday - June 7, 2017 5:44 pm
Brad Williams

A native of Prairie du Chien, Brad graduated from U-W-La Crosse and has worked in radio news for more than 30 years, mostly in the La Crosse area.  Brad writes the website "Triviazoids," which finds odd connections between events that happen on a certain date, and he writes and performs with the local comedy group Heart of La Crosse.  He's been featured on several national TV programs because of his memory skills.  

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