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Digi-Key to drive new workers to work

April 27, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS “Leave the driving to us” was a longtime slogan of the Greyhound Lines bus company. Recently, Digi-Key has adopted a version of that slogan as a pitch to attract employees. Continue Reading

No-layoff company Marvin Windows writes profit-sharing checks

December 27, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Marvin Windows and Doors, a family-owned business based in northern Minnesota, survived the financial crisis without any employee layoffs, a decision that won the company praise from presidential candidates and pundits alike. Continue Reading

HIGHER EDUCATION NOTES: Northland, UND medical school commencement … Honors for Lindaas … Marvin gift to NDTC ,,, more

May 7, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Northland Community and Technical College’s Thief River Falls campus commencement is set for 7 p.m., Thursday in the campus gymnasium of the Thief River Falls campus. Northland’s East Grand Forks campus commencement is set for 11 a.m. Friday at the Chester Fritz auditorium at UND. Continue Reading

OUR OPINiON: Marvin Windows is Warroad’s ‘Christmas Carol’

December 11, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

While kindness may not generate great wealth, it does point the way to a “wonderful life.” Here’s hoping more Americans learn that lesson, too as taught by the North Country’s own Christmas Carol firm, Marvin Windows of Warroad, Continue Reading

A presidential praise

December 7, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Obama says Marvin Windows an example to countryWhile competitors responded to recessionary pressure with layoffs, Marvin kept employees on working fewer hours and allowing them to keep health benefits. Continue Reading

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Obama Mentions Marvin Windows During Speech

December 7, 2011 in WDAZ

WARROAD, Minn. (AP) A company set in the remote woodlands of northern Minnesota is highlighted by President Barack Obama during a speech on his economic vision.
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Marvin Windows cited by Obama in speech about economic vision

December 7, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

President Barack Obama cited the fourth-generation-owned Marvin Windows and Doors, based in Warroad, Minn., during his speech in a small Kansas town Tuesday. Obama used Marvin as an example of a business obligated to its employees. Continue Reading

Marvin: A window on the U.S. economy

November 20, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Company won’t issue bonuses due to slow housing market

Unlike competitors Andersen Windows and Pella Corp., Marvin Windows will not be laying off workers nor closing factories. Continue Reading

Marvin honored by Bemidji State

May 6, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Susan Marvin, the president of Warroad, Minn., based Marvin Windows and Doors, was presented with Bemidji State University’s 2011 Distinguished Minnesotan Award during a university commencement ceremony on today. Continue Reading

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