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Help from strangers: Men build access ramp for Dickinson biker after accident

July 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

It has been difficult for Mike Rangitsch to get around the house after a motorcycle accident in early July forced him to use a walker.
“It’s hard getting from the couch to the bathroom,” Rangitsch said.
Though it was temporary, his wife, Donn…continue reading on

Dickinson motorcycle shop rides into national spotlight

May 23, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

If any bike enthusiasts out there see Wes Annable cruising around town on a hot-off-the-assembly-line green custom bagger motorcycle, they should know one thing. “I’m driving it now, but it’s for sale,” Annable said. Continue Reading

A prince on a…Harley?

November 23, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

N.D. native gets a royal visit from Prince HarryAs manager of a Harley-Davidson rental business in Scottsdale, Ariz., Dan Dvorak has seen his share of celebrities.
But he got a royal thrill last week, when Prince Harry stopped by to rent a Harley for a ride to Las Vegas. Continue Reading

Harley-Davidson recalling more than 308,000 motorcycles

October 24, 2011 in West Central Tribune

Harley-Davidson is recalling about 308,000 motorcycles to fix a switch problem that can cause failure of the brake lights and possibly even the rear brakes themselves.
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Harley board confirms Wisconsin plants to stay open

September 15, 2010 in West Central Tribune

MILWAUKEE Harley-Davidson Inc. agreed Tuesday to keep open its two Wisconsin production facilities, saying it gained the cost savings it needed when union members agreed a day earlier to a concession-laden contract.
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Harley-Davidson’s union approve labor contract

September 14, 2010 in West Central Tribune

WAUKESHA, Wis. Harley-Davidson Inc.’s three Wisconsin unions approved a labor contract Monday laden with steep concessions, reacting defensively after the motorcycle company threatened to move hundreds of jobs out of the state.
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Wisconsin Harley workers approve contract to freeze pay

September 13, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Harley-Davidson workers in southeastern Wisconsin approved a contract today that included steep concessions after the company threatened to move hundreds of production jobs out of the state. Continue Reading

Harley-Davidson, union reach tenative labor agreement, will save Wis. jobs

September 7, 2010 in West Central Tribune

MILWAUKEE Harley-Davidson Motor Co. and its union leaders reached a proposed labor agreement on Friday that could keep manufacturing operations and hundreds of jobs in Wisconsin. Continue Reading

After 107 years in Milwaukee, Harley considering leaving due to labor

August 4, 2010 in West Central Tribune

MILWAUKEE – It’s the roar that made Milwaukee famous the distinctive throaty rumble of a Harley-Davidson motorcycle. But that much-loved racket could be rumbling away to another state if the company cannot bring down its labor costs. Continue Reading