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Family Business, Big Business

By Tony Bennett Wayne Transports Inc. is Among the Midwest’s Largest Bulk Transportation Trucking Firms Sure, the concept of trucking (fill up a truck with something and drive it somewhere) may seem simple to some people. But actually running a thriving trucking company? That’s another [READ MORE]

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Going, Going, Gone

By Tony Bennett Twin Ports Bid Transforms the Local Auction Scene to Create Profit for Both Businesses and Individuals It wasn’t that long ago that “auction” referred to an event that was generally held in a big room stuffed with items for sale. An auctioneer [READ MORE]

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Generations of Business

By Tony Bennett Family-Owned Kimmes Oil has Served Customers for More than 80 Years When you’ve been in business for 80 years, it’s a given that you know how to give your customers what they want, even as their needs change over time. Kimmes Oil [READ MORE]

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Ready to Respond

By Tony Bennett With a New $4.5 Million Headquarters, the Superior Fire Department Can Better Achieve its Mission of Saving Lives, Homes and Businesses Anyone who hasn’t been to Superior for a while is bound to be impressed by the many changes that have taken [READ MORE]

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Sustainable Business

By Tony Bennett U-Haul Transforms the Former Kmart to Serve Business and Residential Customers – And Help Them Save Money It’s truly a time of transition for the Twin Ports. Yes, a lot of construction projects have already started to change the area’s landscape. Conversely, [READ MORE]

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Built to Last

By Tony Bennett IHS Door Co. Has Steadily Increased Its Commercial and Residential Customer Base by Manufacturing Products That Surpass the “Slam Test” Aside from the wheel (whether it’s on a car, bike, bus or other public transport), what other object do most people employ [READ MORE]

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To Preserve and Honor

By Tony Bennett New Programs and Events Spark Increased Visits to the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center – and More Opportunities to Tell Veterans’ Stories On August 7, 1945, there were two major headlines on the front page of the Los Angeles Times. The one [READ MORE]

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Big Idea, Big Business

By Tony Bennett Fastenal Grows to Become North America’s Largest Fastener Distributor Long before this company became a publicly-traded behemoth with billions of dollars in net sales, Fastenal was just an idea bouncing around in the head of cofounder Bob Kierlin, a young man from [READ MORE]