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The Coborn's grocery store in Morris is scheduled to close at the end of October. The store has operated at its location near Highway 28 since 1996.

Morris Coborn's to close

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Coborn's grocery, which has done business in Morris since 1996, will close when its building lease expires at the end of October.

Steven Gottwalt, Coborn's Director of Communications and Consumer Affairs, said Thursday that the current economic climate and slow growth of the Morris area were the primary factors in the company's decision.


"These days are few and far in between but it's unfortunate when it happens," Gottwalt said.

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