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Monday, 22 January 2018 22:27

Freer Auto Body to Donate Van to Alton, IL, Boys & Girls Club

Written by Jill Moon, The Telegraph

When a volunteer for the Boys and Girls Club of Alton, IL, took the nonprofit organization’s rusty van to undergo repairs, she got more than she bargained for with a monumental contribution from a small business.

Monday, 22 January 2018 21:21

Winter Weather Wreaks Havoc on Cars in Wisconsin

Written by Tatiana Cash, Radio 620 WTMJ

A Wisconsin winter season almost always bring snow---and with a lot of snow, comes a lot of salt and de-icer on the roadways.

Monday, 22 January 2018 18:27

Fire Guts Auto Body Shop Filled With Cars in Evanston, OH

Written by Staff, WCPO

A two-alarm fire caused a "catastrophic collapse" of the roof at Camp's Collision Center at 1930 Dana Ave. in Evanson, OH, according to Assistant Fire Chief Tom Lakamp.

Friday, 19 January 2018 22:20

One Way Collision, Brickner's Set Sights on Joint Venture in Merrill, WI

Written by Jeremy Ratliff, Merrill Foto News

This spring, two long-time Merrill, WI, entrepreneurs will come together for the sake of a common goal: expanding their respective businesses and in turn, raising the bar on the services they offer to the community.

Friday, 19 January 2018 20:55

Fixing Friends' Cars Could Require Permit in IL

Written by Aaron Eades, WCIA 3 News/

Fixing your neighbor's car may sound like a good deed, but it could be against the law. Now, officials are trying to change that.

Friday, 19 January 2018 17:51

Brady, NE, Resident Wins Car Restored by Auto Tech Students

Written by Job Vigil, The North Platte Telegraph

When she saw the car advertised on TV a couple weeks before the State Fair, Linda Ridenour of Brady, NE, told her husband, Ross, she would really like to have the car.

Thursday, 18 January 2018 23:15

Gov. Snyder: Michigan Is Mobility’s Future

Written by Rick Snyder for The Detroit News

Michigan is globally recognized as the hub for automotive innovation, technology, and research. We put the world on wheels and were the first to transform transportation in a way that impacts how we live, work and travel.

CARSTAR Don & Ron’s Collision Center was named the January Small Business of the Month by the Greater Omaha Chamber in recognition of its excellent customer service and community involvement.

Thursday, 18 January 2018 16:57

Auto Tech Program Enhancements to Come to Minnesota West Tech College

Written by by Staff, The Globe

Minnesota West Community and Technical College in Jackson, MN, announced the introduction of two new program enhancements in Automotive Technology and Power Sports Technology, to begin in fall 2018.

Wednesday, 17 January 2018 22:38

Arrest Made in Extreme Auto Burglary, One Pending in York, NE

Written by Staff, York News-Times

A man has been arrested in connection with the burglary at Extreme Automotive in York, NE, that occurred in October. An arrest warrant has been issued on another person related to that crime.

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