Herald Staff Report, Grand Forks Herald

RDO Equipment Co. announced today it will acquire the assets of Konkin’s John Deere, a dealership in Ada, Minn., effective on or about February 1.

The Fargo-based company said the Ada dealership will continue to sell John Deere agriculture equipment and support customers in its current facility. All employees will be offered positions with RDO.

RDO was founded in 1968 and now has 56 sales and service locations in nine states, including two in Grand Forks. The corporation employs over 1,400 people.