Winona County Sheriff Dave Brand has made a career in law enforcement, but just when he thought he’d seen it all, along came a watery mystery.
Hundreds of former workers from the shuttered Ford Plant in St. Paul got a chance to walk down memory lane Saturday. Memorabilia from the factory was on display, including old employee badges, pictures and even glass formerly made inside the plant. The event, which also featured a car show, was organized by a group of local historians who want a section of the closed factory to be turned into a museum.
The process to demolish the shuttered Ford Assembly Plant in St. Paul will begin next week as community leaders press forward to envision what will replace it. The Ford Plant closed its doors in December 2011 after 86 years of operation.
Auto manufacturing is back in America – especially in Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania because President Obama made the politically risky decision to bailout the auto industry after bailing out the banks. It was a decision that worked. Obama was right, Romney was wrong. So Romney is now in full lying mode. He is trying to retroactively re-write the wrongs in his writings.
Yes, it’s great that all turned out well for the auto workers, but it is absolutely horrendous to know that the American taxpayers via President Obama’s actions could have been left standing for billions of dollars – and still might.
We’ve seen the slickly produced car commercials that laud the rebirth of Detroit’s automakers. But it’s in the showrooms of dealers like Jerry Golinvaux’s Roseville Chrysler Dodge Jeep, where sales numbers capture the real story.
“I call my car The Terminator because it’s a beast.” – Marisa and her Ford Fusion
The 39th annual Twin Cities Auto Show is reeving up car enthusiasts.
The buzz about the Clint Eastwood Super Bowl ad for Chyrsler has put the issue of buying an American car back in the forefront. But in an age when some American cars are assembled overseas, and some Japanese cars are assembled in the U.S., which cars are the most “American?”
An 18-year-old man was killed in a car accident late Tuesday night.
“I was so happy to get this big car. Now I’m definitely not scared of snow.” – Lauren and her Ford Escape
Emotions ran high Friday at St. Paul’s Ford plant.
In 1925, Henry Ford found the perfect spot to make his Model T’s. A natural waterfall to make power, plenty of available water and rail transportation and a pool of skilled labor.
Ford Motor Co. has told union officials that the automaker’s St. Paul plant will close Dec. 19.
Ford testimonial ads are appealing to customers who take pride in buying American. Here’s their latest ad, blasting car makers who took the bailout. Click here to see story and ad