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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

Commentary: We will miss Swenson, the journalist

July 28, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Minnesota lost a great journalist when Brad Swenson died Sunday. Family, friends, journalists and politicians will gather for a memorial service Monday in Bemidji. Continue Reading

Commentary: We will miss Swenson, the journalist

July 7, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Minnesota lost a good journalist when Brad Swenson died Sunday. Family, friends, journalists and politicians will gather for a memorial service Monday in Bemidji. 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

Early morning fire damages Swenson Motors in Willmar

April 23, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Authorities are investigating a fire early this morning that heavily damaged Swenson Motor Company on East Highway 12 in Willmar. Continue Reading

Bankruptcy filing will permanently close Lane elevator; VeraSun at root

November 16, 2011 in The Daily Republic

LANE A Jerauld County village has lost its grain elevator.
Swenson Bros. Grain is in the process of filing bankruptcy. After a meeting with creditors on Tuesday, the company will likely decide to file a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, which will liquidate assets and permanently close the business, said Bruce Gering of the U.S. Trustee’s Office in Sioux Falls.
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