St. John to lose its only grocery store

Employees of the Dillons grocery store in St. John received some bad news Friday. Dillons corporate officials announced that the store would be close as of Feb. 6.
“These decisions are never taken lightly,” said Sheila Lowrie, Hutchinson-based Dillon Stores Division spokesperson. “We reviewed all possible options.”
The division covers Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska. This was the only Dillons being closed at this time, Lowrie said.
There are about 22 employees at the store, Lowrie said. The company will work with them to help transfer to other locations.

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