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OSHA inspects Willmar’s Jennie-O plant
Students set postsecondary goals
Amended ordinance broadens business use of sidewalks
Farm equipment, power line accidents up in rural Minnesota
Prep volleyball: Wolverines sweep Eagles
Prep Volleyball Roundup: Melrose topples BOLD in WCC championship
Prep Volleyball Section Pairings
Prep football: Willmar Section 6AAAAA Preview
World Series: Waiting game over for Royals
Couch culture: New exhibit in Willmar looks at human interaction through passive relaxation
Rose Ensemble in Willmar, Minn., Friday
Opening our eyes on the prairie
Festivities surrounding Meander Weekend set in western Minnesota
Women in business section out now
Patricia Ann Paananen
Helen S. Johnson
Abner F. Ogdahl
Hund — Hagemeyer
Drange — Sparks
Muench — Johnson
Juris — Dean
Enter your photo in our Signs of Fall contest
Editorial: Agreement is historic in nature and healing
Has governor’s race turned to Minnesota nasty?
Editorial: Deserved honors for helping people
Letter: Why City of Willmar employees seek a union?
Letter: Be fair about negative ads
January 6, 2014
Firefighters battle dangerous cold in Monday fire near Bobcat plant in Wahpeton, N.D. (with video)
WAHPETON, N.D. - Firefighters here cleared the scene of an apparent propane tank fire near the Bobcat plant shortly before 8 a.m. The fire,...
news / nation
January 6, 2014 - 11:17am
April 18, 2012
Bobcat to transfer heavy attachment line to Litchfield and move compact attachment line to N.D.
Bobcat Company announced Tuesday the company will transfer its compact attachments line production from its Litchfield plant to a North Dakota facility and then will relocate its heavy equipment attachment operations from Doosan equipment facility in North Carolina to Litchfield. The...
news / region
April 18, 2012 - 6:00am
April 17, 2012
Bobcat to move Litchfield-based line to N.D., relocate another line to Litchfield
Bobcat Company announced Tuesday that the company will transfer its compact attachments line production from its Litchfield plant to a North Dakota facility and then will relocate its heavy equipment attachment operations from the Doosan equipment facility in North Carolina to Litchfield. Read...
news / business / region
April 17, 2012 - 10:27pm
March 11, 2011
Minnetonka man arrested for Meeker County skid loader theft
LITCHFIELD -- A 42-year-old Minnetonka man was arrested and booked into the Hennepin County Jail last week on stolen property charges for allegedly stealing a Bobcat skid loader in Meeker County. According to a news release from Sheriff Jeff Norlin, a burglary was reported on June...
news / region
March 11, 2011 - 12:10pm
July 13, 2010
Bobcat pioneer Keller dies at 87
Louis Keller, a self-taught tinkerer who helped invent the loader that made Bobcat a household name, died on Sunday at age 87. Keller and his 88-year-old brother, Cyril Keller, were the inventors who built the original, three-wheel, self-propelled loader designed to ease manure removal...
news / region
July 13, 2010 - 9:51am
June 30, 2010
Bobcat announces addition of 100 jobs at Gwinner, N.D., plant
GWINNER, N.D. - Bobcat has announced more than 100 hourly positions will be added at the company's primary production facility in Gwinner between now and August. The company is currently accepting applications, according to a news release issued by Bobcat. "We have finished transitioning...
news / region / business
June 30, 2010 - 2:11pm
January 20, 2010
Starving bobcat mauls dog in garage, ends up being shot in LIttlefork
LITTLEFORK - An apparently starving bobcat met a small dog in a small garage in Littlefork, Minn., last week, an encounter that turned out fatal for both animals. Lloyd Steen, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources conservation officer, was called to the Koochiching County home...
news / state
January 20, 2010 - 1:07pm
December 14, 2009
Bobcat workers in Bismarck now face tough questions
BISMARCK - Twenty years on a job allows for some time to think. But for Scott Langemo, the past few weeks have been a time to reflect on his years as a tool and die machinist for Bobcat Co. and what comes next. "There's been a lot of reflecting on what I want to do with my life,"...
news / business / nation
December 14, 2009 - 10:04am
August 6, 2009
Bobcat announces nearly 200 layoffs in North Dakota; some cuts made at Litchfield plant
news / state
August 6, 2009 - 12:00am
August 5, 2009
Bobcat announces nearly 200 layoffs in North Dakota, confirms some Litchfield cuts
WEST FARGO - Bobcat Co.
news / nation / business
August 5, 2009 - 5:33pm
West Fargo-based Bobcat set to announce more than 100 layoffs
WEST FARGO, N.D. - West Fargo-based Bobcat is expected to announce today that more than 100 employees will be laid off. Union officials have been told 114 hourly employees at the Gwinner, N.D.
news / nation / region / business
August 5, 2009 - 12:47pm
July 29, 2009
N.D. woman accused of stealing from Bobcat
LISBON, N.D. - A Lisbon woman is accused of stealing more than $100,000 from Bobcat Co. in Bismarck by falsifying delivery statements from a trucking company. Cheryl Gregor worked as a dispatcher for SOS Brokerage and Express in Wyndmere. She is scheduled to appear in court in Wahpeton...
news / business
July 29, 2009 - 10:50am
November 11, 2008
Litchfield Bobcat plant expecting change
LITCHFIELD -- Doosan Infracore International Attachments in Litchfield, known by many as an attachments factory for Bobcat Company, will see some changes in upcoming months as the demand for construction equipment declines and the struggling economy affects other Bobcat Company plants. Nikki...
region / business
November 11, 2008 - 12:00am