Gwinner's Bobcat gain could be 'huge opportunity'September 3, 2009 - 7:53ambusiness/agriculture
GWINNER, N.D. - Rodney Hansen grew up here and has had strong ties to Bobcat all his life.
Now, the owner of Hansen Lumber & Hardware is affected both financially and emotionally by the ups and downs of Bobcat, which employs 860 people in this town of 790.
So Hansen is optimistic - but cautiously so - about Bobcat's announcement on Wednesday that it will shift 390 manufacturing jobs to Gwinner from Bismarck.
"Well, it sure sounds like...