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Monday, 15 October 2018 21:28

One Way Collision Settles In at Brand New Facility in Merrill, WI

Written by Jeremy Ratliff, Merrill Foto News

In the wake of an impressive four-month construction schedule beginning in mid-April and concluding in mid-August, on Oct. 3 One Way Collision owners Bob and Jane Dehnel were joined by Merrill Chamber of Commerce ambassadors for an official ribbon-cutting ceremony at their newly finished facility at 2602 E. Main St in Merrill, WI.

Monday, 15 October 2018 18:09

Students Learn About Skilled Trades at Manufacturing Day in Macomb County, MI

Written by Don Gardner, Macomb Daily

Jesse Pate, 17, and Shabo Bishabo, 18, both seniors at Sterling Heights High School in the Warren Consolidated Schools in Warren, MI, admit classroom work really isn't for them.

Monday, 15 October 2018 17:39

New Body Shop Receives Green Light From Pierre, SD, Leaders

Written by Stephen Lee, Capital Journal

Pierre, SD, city officials have given a preliminary OK to Gerrick McComsey’s plan to put an auto body repair shop in his building at 720 N. Garfield Avenue.

Gerber Collision & Glass recently announced the Oct. 10, 2018 opening of a collision repair location in Springfield, IL.

Thursday, 11 October 2018 15:20

Fire Destroys Collision Center in Chardon, OH

Written by Jamie Ward, Geauga Maple Leaf

A Chardon, OH, auto body repair shop burst into flames Sept. 27, destroying the back building and collapsing the roof, according to the Chardon Fire Department.

On Oct. 5, U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) praised U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao for changing the previous administration’s automated vehicle policy.

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