Support from co-workers leads couple to open auto body shop
WILLMAR — Jim Jacobson joined the Swenson Motor Company body shop as a technician in 1978. He had been serving as manager since 1981 when he and his wife, Pam, learned in late 2011 that the body shop and dealership in east Willmar were going to be sold.
The Jacobsons could have moved elsewhere following the sale. But after other longtime body shop employees said they wanted to stay with Jim, he decided to consider starting a body shop business.
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