Escanaba JC Penney store to close

ESCANABA — JC Penney announced today it will be closing 138 stores — including its locations in Escanaba, Houghton, Kingsford, Sault Ste, Marie and Marinette.

The company said at that time that most of its closures would occur in the second quarter. Liquidations will start April 17, it said today.

See The Daily Press throughout the day for more on this developing story.