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Equipment Gateway, importer of the Miracle System of panel repair for steel and aluminum panels, has announced the appointment of Paul French of Tri-State Collision Equipment as a new distributor for the states of North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska and Minnesota. 

On September 30, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette cautioned Michigan drivers searching for a new vehicle to be on the lookout for flood damaged cars, trucks and SUVs.

Friday, 14 October 2016 21:17

Stolen Car Parts Investigation Turns Into Major Drug Bust in ND

Written by Forum News Service



A routine theft investigation turned into one of the biggest drug busts near the Canadian border in Pembina County, according to law enforcement officers.

Friday, 14 October 2016 21:06

Body Shop in SD Gives Back with Give-Away Program

Written by Plainsman staff

Plainsman Shop

Auto Body Clinic owner Jeremy Blom is shown with a 2004 Chevy Malibu that will be given to a deserving individual or family in the “Wheels to Prosper” program. Nominations are now being accepted.


Know of a deserving individual or family in the Huron community in need of dependable transportation?

Wednesday, 12 October 2016 22:05

Body Shops and Insurance Companies Booking Up Fast After the Storm

Written by Gordon Severson, WKOW

MADISON (WKOW)-- The storm itself was fast, only lingering in Madison's west side for a few minutes, but the damage it left behind will keep body shops and insurance companies busy for several weeks to come.

D&S Automotive in Mentor, OH is giving free car washes for life to any repair customer that comes into their shops beginning Monday, October 10.

The Fitzgerald Auto Group was started by Jim and Jean Fitzgerald in 1966.

Friday, 07 October 2016 21:39

Police Search For Suspects In Murder At Auto Body Shop

Written by CBS Detroit

DETROIT (WWJ) – Police are asking for help identifying suspects connected with a murder at an auto shop on the city’s east side.

Thursday, 06 October 2016 17:37

Ellsworth Auto Body Changes With The Times

Written by Edd Pritchard, Canton Rep

NORTH CANTON, OH- The location is the same, but much has changed at Ellsworth Auto Body over the past 55 years.


Tracy Carman draws the winning ticket for the 2016 North Platte Community College raffle car during Colonel Cody’s Cruise Show and Shine in downtown North Platte while NPCC Auto Body instructor Don Wilson looks on.


A Grand Island man is the winner of the 2016 North Platte Community College raffle car.

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