IA: 175 new jobs at Iowa plant a sign Winnebago is staying put

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FOREST CITY, Iowa — Winnebago Industries’ decision to shift its production of diesel motor homes from Oregon to Forest City should give those in the town where the company was founded a sense of security, according to officials.

“Hopefully, it will dispel all the rumors that Winnebago is leaving,” said Forest City Mayor Barney Ruiter.

Those rumors have been swirling since December 2015, when the company announced it would be expanding its corporate footprint in the Twin Cities area.

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Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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