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Ron Bartsch has more than 255,000 miles on the odometer of 2001 PT Cruiser, and the catchy name of his business splayed in large letters across its outside. He has operated his mobile windshield repair service in west central Minnesota for 25 years. (Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)

This 'doctor' makes really long-distance house calls

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WILLMAR -- This doctor makes house calls, and doesn't mind putting on a few miles to do it.

Ron Bartsch is a mobile, windshield repair "doctor'' covering west central Minnesota.


He travels in a 2001 PT Cruiser with over 255,000 miles on its odometer and the moniker "NOBETR Windshield Wizard'' splayed across its outside.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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