File photo courtesy Family Dollar

LITTLE CHUTE — The Family Dollar in Little Chute will close in December after its current lease expired and the lease rate had jumped significantly.

The last day of operation will be Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022, according to a post by Store Manager Donny Anderson in the Kaukauna Community Group.

“We would like to Thank from the bottom of our Hearts the Community Of Little Chute and the surrounding areas for the many, many years of supporting our store,” Anderson wrote. “We look forward to serving you from one of our other Fox Valley Family Dollar and Dollar Tree Store Locations.”

Earlier this year the store’s lease had expired so they have been renting out the building on a month to month basis, Anderson said. However corporate and the landlord were unable to terms on the high lease rate.

For the last 6 months they have actively scouted the surrounding area to find a new location to relocate the store.

“With higher rent costs and an older building that our store has outgrown a few years back. We had to think about making a very difficult decision,” Anderson said.

All employees have been offered positions to stay with the company.



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By Dan Plutchak

Dan Plutchak, born and raised in Kaukauna, is cofounder of Kaukauna Community News.