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Modine Manufacturing Finalizes Purchase Of Luvata Heat Transfer Solutions

Modine Manufacturing Co. has completed the purchase of Austrian-based Luvata Heat Transfer Solutions, a company that makes commercial and industrial coils, for $418 million. Racine-based Modine makes thermal management systems and components for global markets. The acquisition agreement was previously announced in September, but the sale has now been finalized. Luvata Heat Transfer Solutions posted net sales […]

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Modine Donation Puts Finishing Touch on Mitchell Playground

Thanks to a $5,000 donation from Modine Manufacturing, the final touches will be installed on the Mitchell Elementary School playground. After a fire in 2014 damaged the existing playground, the school was awarded a $15,000 “Let’s Play” grant, Mitchell students, their families and the PTA got busy selling personalized bricks to help bridge the $7,500 gap […]

Posted inObituaries

Obituary: Gale Haakenson

Gale Claire Haakenson, 72, passed away Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at her home in the loving arms of her husband Tom. She was born in Milwaukee, WI, June 20, 1944, daughter of the late Chester and Julia (Nee:Joo) Krusienski. Gale attended St. Catherine’s High School, Dominican College and Patricia Stevens Modeling School. She worked at […]

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Obituary: John Harris

John A. Harris, 63, passed away Friday at Wheaton Franciscan-All Saints Medical Center.  John was born in East St. Louis, IL, April 6, 1953, son of the late Francis and Martha (Nee:  Monds) Harris. John was a graduate of Belleville West High School, Belleville, IL and Eastern Illinois University.  On July 16, 1977 in Mt. […]

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