Skip to main content

Farm equipment maker to open St. Cloud factory, create 100 new jobs

Geringhoff, a 132-year-old Germany-based company that makes corn harvesting equipment and other farm tools, plans to invest more than $20 million to launch operations in central Minnesota, the St. Cloud Times reports.
  • Author:
  • Updated:
    Original:

Geringhoff, a 132-year-old Germany-based company that makes corn harvesting equipment and other farm tools, plans to invest more than $20 million to launch operations in central Minnesota, the St. Cloud Times reports.

The Star Tribune notes the manufacturer toured 40 prospective factories throughout the U.S. before picking a former door and lumber plant in St. Cloud's Airport Industrial Park.

Mayor Dave Kleis tells Fox 9, the facility will create 100 jobs initially, with the potential of growing to 500 jobs. Applications are already being accepted online.

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development is offering Geringhoff a $500,000 forgivable loan to get started, KARE 11 reports.

Click here, to learn more about Geringhoff.

Next Up

police lights

Las Vegas man identified as victim killed near 38th and Chicago

The 25-year-old died at the scene Sunday afternoon.

unnamed-5

Beloved Eagan Dairy Queen says goodbye

A summer staple has shuttered in Eagan.

Screen Shot 2022-08-16 at 3.44.22 PM (2)

Bridge damage closes westbound Hwy. 62 between Richfield, Edina

The Minnesota Department of Transportation said bridge maintenance work is in progress.

Michael Miller

Charges: Drunk driver killed former chair of Hibbing Chamber of Commerce

Michael Miller's blood-alcohol content was nearly three times the legal limit at the time of the crash.

Mystic Lake

Charges: Man attacked Mystic Lake security with 2x4

A chaotic scene unfolded after the man approached the bell stand late Friday.

unnamed

SWAT presence in Eagan neighborhood Tuesday morning

There's a developing story out of Eagan.

Related

Associate wearing PPE 2

Amazon to open new facility in St. Cloud this year, creating 'hundreds' of jobs

St. Cloud Mayor Dave Kleis shared the news in his State of the City address this week.

Construction jobs increased in Twin Cities in 2011, declined in Duluth, St. Cloud

1,400 new construction jobs in the Twin Cities made for a three percent increase compared to a year earlier. While Rochester held steady, Duluth and St. Cloud saw declines of six and two percent, respectively.

St. Cloud Regional Airport lands new carrier, announcement Thursday

St. Cloud officials are expected to officially announce new flights to the Phoenix/Mesa area in Arizona on Thursday, the St. Cloud Times reports. The Greater St. Cloud Development Corp. has been trying to lure a new airline to the Central Minnesota airport for more than a year. Al Kremers, chairman of the GSDC Air Service Corps. tells the newspaper, “It’s not Chicago, but we were looking for business and leisure travel carriers to come in and out of St. Cloud and this is a step in that direction."

$3,500 in equipment stolen from St. Cloud State locker room

Police in St. Cloud are searching for a pair of thieves -- who they say, stole more than $3,500 worth of equipment from a locker room at St. Cloud State University over the weekend.

Apartment boom reaches St. Cloud area

Roughly a dozen new apartment projects are adding hundreds of units in central Minnesota, the St. Cloud Times reports. It is part of the nationwide trend of more people turning to multifamily housing.

Allegiant Air confirms new Arizona flights out of St. Cloud Regional Airport

The regional carrier will begin offering non-stop flights from the Central Minnesota airport to Phoenix/Mesa Gateway Airport in December, according to the St. Cloud Times. The newspaper notes the St. Cloud airport has not had commercial air service since December 2009 when Delta stopped its regional flights to the Twin Cities.

St. Cloud teen takes bulldozer for joyrides

St. Cloud police say 18-year-old Charles Luke Lenzmeier went to a construction site and helped himself to a bulldozer three days in a row for about 10 hours. He faces charges of theft and felony operation of a motor vehicle.