Lansing area Younkers stores are on their way out.  The department store chain, one at the Lansing Mall and one at the Meridian Mall, will shut down by late summer.

Bon Ton, the company that owns the retail chain, is liquidating and shutting down 200 stores across the nation.  It was forced to file bankruptcy earlier this year.

According to the filing, all stores will close by August 31.  Click here on Lansing State Journal to get more information.