Grand Design Growth Picks up Area Economy

A recreational vehicle manufacturer’s strong sales is driving an expansion that could pave the way for more economic growth in Elkhart County’s northeast corner. The Elkhar Truth reported that Grand Design RV has purchased 80 acres across the road from its C.R. 2 production complex north of Middlebury and plans to build a new plant there, […]

Luxury Motorcoach Resort Set to Open in N.C.

Mountain Falls Luxury Motorcoach Resort will host “The Big Reveal” in Lake Toxany, N.C., marking the opening of the brand new clubhouse and amenities May 23. According to a press release, the event is scheduled in tandem with the beginning of the resort’s high season. Libations and heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served while country music atars, Connor […]

Bob Hurley RV Welcomes 10,000th Customer

Tulsa, Okal.-based Bob Hurley RV welcomed its 10,000th Feb. 21 – an “exciting milestone for a store that opened just two years ago,” said Kim Siex, managing partner. According to a press release, William Nelson and his wife received some complimentary merchandise for helping the store reach its milestone. Steve Toalson, parts manager, reported that the store’s entire […]

GE CEO speaks to RV industry leaders in Elkhart

(Feb. 27, 2015) -- “It’s great to see the industry doing as well as it’s doing right now,” Immelt said. "You have a situation that’s quite good for your business because the economy is getting better and gas prices are getting cheaper. If there’s anything that helps the recreational industry, it’s those two things.”

Powerhouse Introduces 4,000-Watt Generator

Being off the grid doesn’t mean RVers have to be powerless. The Powerhouse PH 4000Ri/E Inverter Generator puts out 4,000 watts of clean power, enough to run a 15,000 Btu air conditioner, lights, refrigerator and coffeemaker, or several power tools all at the same time. According to a press release, the PH4000Ri/E is the first Powerhouse portable […]

DNR releases 2,200 historic images

(Feb. 27, 2015) -- A group of 500 historic Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources photos were recently posted online. The Wisconsin Conservation Department and its successor, the DNR, had staff photographers documenting the outdoor culture of the state up until 2007 when Bob Queen retired, making him the last DNR photographer.