ST. CLOUD - The St. Cloud Big Lots located on Division Street will be closing soon.

Local officials could not comment on the exact date the store will close. WJON News has left messages with corporate officials, but hasn't gotten a response.

The store opened in 2000. Big Lots offers brand-name closeouts and bargains, selling furniture, food, toys and home improvement items.

Big Lots has over 1,400 retail stores in 48 states. The nearest store to St. Cloud is located in Maple Grove.

Big Lots was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio.