(Sept. 25, 2012) -- The Mason City Globe Gazette writes that 80-year-old Fred G. Dohrmann, who rose through the ranks to become president, chief executive officer and chairman of the board of Winnebago Industries in Forest City, died Thursday, Sept. 6, at his home in Sun City.
(Sept. 25, 2012) -- As a result, RV rental companies can now do $35.5 million in sales annually and still be considered a small business. New size standards will enable more businesses in these sectors to obtain or retain small business status; will give federal agencies a larger pool of small businesses from which to choose for their procurement programs; and will make more small businesses eligible for SBA's loan programs.
(Sept. 24, 2012) -- America’s Largest RV Show, held in Hershey, Pa., reported record attendance at this year’s event with a turnout of 43,131 people for the Retail Days alone. The event, held Sept. 10 through 16, saw a 29 percent increase in attendance from 2011 and set a new record for the history of the show.
(Sept. 24, 2012) -- "One of the frustrations salespeople share frequently is how they have to deal with clients who get low prices from the Internet from multiple states away, said Sobel. "It is important to acknowledge that this is not new and it is unlikely to ever change. There will always be a competitor who does not know that you can’t make up for losing money by doing greater volume -- you just lose more."
(Sept. 24, 2012) -- The Snoqualmie Valley Record reports King County Parks staff in Washington unveiled a new camping structure, recycled from a used cargo container.
(Sept. 24, 2012) -- The owner of Lake in the Forest RV Park in Silver Springs, Fla. last week was charged by a conservation officer with resisting arrest without violence and placing an attractant to create a nuisance or feeding a bear, reports Ocala.
(Sept. 24, 2012) -- Nothing on earth is going to make the sewer tank smell good, but you will have fewer aromatic surprises when you flush your toilet after the clean out. I advise a monthly clean out in summer and using the built-in sprayer each dump. I would recommend doing this about every other month in cooler weather, but you really can’t do it too often, said Martinkus.
(Sept. 24, 2012) -- According to the Fremont Tribune, some 310,000 people have visited the Lake Wanahoo State Recreation Area, in Nebraska which opened on April 28. An official opening will be held this week.
(Sept. 14, 2012) -- Forks RV Company introduced an elegant, luxury Continental Coach fifth wheel RV at the 2012 Pennsylvania RV Show. The Elegance model features Paramount style wood trim and cabinet doors as well as brown sugar glazed maple wood with granite countertops and cream polished porcelain floor tiles.
(Sept. 24, 2012) -- East Valley Tribune reports Maricopa County Parks and Recreation has a BOGO promotion that applies to camping stays between Oct. 1 and Nov. 11.