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RDO Equipment Co. News - July, 2014

Learn about our stores, equipment, employees and service to the community.


Dwight Bleth Celebrates 45 Years in the Industry

Dwight Bleth, Regional General Manager for Hazen and Washburn, recently reached a significant milestone – he has spent his entire career in the John Deere equipment industry (with no plans to stop now!). We asked Dwight to share a bit of his experiences, including how he got started, the changes he’s witnessed, and what he’s come to love about this business.

HOW IT BEGAN
I started in...

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Adam Spade Named Store Manager for Prescott and Flagstaff

Adam Spade has joined RDO Equipment Co. as the Store Manager for both Prescott and Flagstaff.

Adam has several years’ management experience in the construction industry, most recently serving as the Branch Manager in Sierra Vista, AZ for United Rentals.

“I am extremely excited for the opportunity to work for a company that values its employees the way RDO Equipment Co. does, and to...

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Burnsville Vermeer Supports MMUA Training

Burnsville Vermeer Supports MMUA Training

Each year the Minnesota Municipalities Utilities Association (MMUA) holds a safety and training exercise in Marshall, MN for its linemen. The MMUA consists of Municipal Electric Divisions from mainly Minnesota, but other municipalities from bordering states with cities near the Minnesota borders are also members, including Wisconsin, Iowa, South Dakota and North Dakota.

Vendors are asked...

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July 8, 2014  |  Category: Events
Aberdeen Hosts Operator Training for DOT

Aberdeen Hosts Operator Training for DOT

To prepare for the summer mowing season, the Aberdeen store held operator training for the South Dakota Department of Transportation. They are currently leasing 17 John Deere tractors for the summer.

More than 30 operators attended the training. Ryan Kraft, Service Technician; Taylor Gosch, Account Manager; and Andrew Balgaard, Account Manager, went through the daily maintenance and the...

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July 6, 2014  |  Category: Events
Prescott Supports PBR Event

Prescott Supports PBR Event

The bulls were bucking, the dirt was flying and the riders were trying to hang on to complete their 8-second ride at the Mile High PBR (Professional Bull Riders).

The event was held May 16-17 and was sponsored by the RDO Equipment Co. location in Prescott. The store provided a John Deere 744K loader and 825i S4 Gator for use in the arena and had a TX Gator and an 850i RSX Gator on...

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July 4, 2014  |  Category: Events
Grand Forks Team Members Volunteer at Relay for Life

Grand Forks Team Members Volunteer at Relay for Life

On Friday, June 6, 2014, four members of the Grand Forks team spent the entire day volunteering at the Relay for Life at University Park in Grand Forks while utilizing their 8 hours of Community Time. Jeff Ness, Service Technician; Mark Salberg, Service Technician; Jared Harshman, Sales Professional; and Chris Shirek, Parts Support Specialist, helped with setup, registration, and serving...

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