Hy-Vee moving into former Sears building at Valley View Mall in La Crosse

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT)- Hy-Vee grocery store is moving into the former Sears building in Valley View Mall, according to company spokesperson Tina Potthoff.

Potthoff says “It’s too early to outline a construction timeline and/or design elements of the store; however, I can confirm that we are very excited to be entering into the La Crosse market!”

The closest Hy-Vee store right now is in Winona.

Sears closed its doors at Valley View Mall in November of 2018.

According to the company’s website, Hy-Vee is employee-owned with more than 245 stores in Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.