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Cooperative Energy Company returns over $2 million in dividends

October 14, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

SIBLEY, Iowa Cooperative Energy Company has exhibited what many consider exceptional operational growth over the past seven years that has rewarded Cooperative Energy Company patrons, residing in five counties in northwest Iowa and three counties in southwest Minnesota, with many different opportunities. Continue Reading

Construction company hosts groundbreaking

August 23, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Consolidated Construction Co. Inc., in conjunction with the city of Worthington, will host a groundbreaking of the new Worthington Event Center and Comfort Suites Hotel on Monday. Continue Reading

New bus company manager: I’ll address any concerns

August 16, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Jeff Knuston sees himself as a problem-solver, and that’s probably a good thing given the proximity of the first day of school. Continue Reading

Mills Auto Group purchases Swenson Motors Co. of Willmar

August 7, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Swenson Motor Company of Willmar, which sells Chrysler, Dodge, Ram and GMC vehicles, has been sold to Mills Auto Group of Willmar. Continue Reading

Exploring the new Frontier

August 5, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Company puts all its operations under one roof
WORTHINGTON People looking to add a phone line, check out Internet service rates, drop off a payment or ask a question about their phone bill might be surprised to find that the Frontier customer service office is no longer located in the storefront at 922 Fifth Ave. Continue Reading

Fire chief says Swenson Motors fire in Willmar, Minn., is not suspicious in nature

April 23, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR The early morning fire that damaged Swenson Motor Company on East Highway 12 in Willmar is not suspicious in origin, according to Willmar Fire Chief Marv Calvin. Continue Reading

Swenson Motor employees wait to assess fire damage

April 23, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Employees of Swenson Motor Company at 1301 Highway 12 East in Willmar are waiting for approval to assess damage done to the showroom, shop and vehicles from a fire early this morning. Continue Reading

Gevo works to change law

April 16, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Company hopes to sell new fuel in state
LUVERNE The world’s first isobutanol plant is anticipated to go online in late June in Luverne, but unless the state legislature takes action to amend Minnesota law, the product produced by Gevo won’t be available to businesses and consumers in the Land of 10,000 Lakes. Continue Reading

Pittsburg, Kan., company buys Milwaukee rail company

December 2, 2011 in West Central Tribune

MILWAUKEE A Kansas-based company is buying controlling ownership in Milwaukee-based Wisconsin & Southern Railroad Co. Continue Reading

Mistreatment of turkeys at Willmar hatchery is alleged by Humane Society

November 23, 2010 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR An undercover investigation by the Humane Society of the United States has documented what the organization alleges is routine abuse and cruelty involving newly hatched turkey chicks at Willmar Poultry Co.
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