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Willmar, Minn., Utilities Commission tables GM contract until final details worked out

September 10, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR The Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission on Monday tabled the employment contract with recently appointed general manager Wesley Hompe until final details are worked out.
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Hompe picked as Willmar, Minn., utility GM

August 27, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR The Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission has directed its Labor Committee to negotiate an employment agreement with utility interim co-manager Wesley Hompe to serve as general manager.
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Candidate field for Willmar, Minn.,utility GM job is now down to 2

August 21, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR One of three finalists for the position of general manager of the Willmar Municipal Utilities has withdrawn his name from consideration.
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Semifinalists to be interviewed for Willmar, Minn., utility GM position

August 13, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Interviews will be held Wednesday with semifinalists for the Willmar Municipal Utilities general manager position.
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Willmar, Minn., Utilities GM search to be discussed at meeting Tuesday

May 25, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR The Willmar Municipal Utilities Commission is expected to act Tuesday to launch a search for a new general manager. Continue Reading

2011 provides General Motors with its highest-ever profit

February 16, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The 103-year-old company made $7.6 billion in 2011, up 62 percent from 2010. But problems surfaced that could hurt future earnings. Continue Reading

Biden trumpets resurgent U.S. auto industry

May 28, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday credited the Obama administration’s intervention for the American auto industry’s recovery from “the brink of extinction” and pointed to Chrysler’s early repayment of the federal loan that saved it from disaster. Continue Reading

Changes await Lee Motors: GM cuts ties with dealership

September 9, 2010 in Alexandria Echo Press

It’s been an interesting couple of years for Lee Motors in Alexandria and changes are coming. Continue Reading

GM takes 1st step in shedding government ownership

August 18, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

The 700-page registration form, filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, begins a process that will lead to an initial public offering of GM’s stock. No date was set for the sale, but experts say the IPO could come as early as October. Continue Reading

Domestic auto sales show promise

August 3, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

GM’s July sales rose 2.6 percent from the previous month and 5 percent from July of last year. Ford said its sales from June to July were flat, but were up 3 percent compared with July last year. Continue Reading