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Bob Mullen, general manager at Auto Finance Super Center in Grand Forks, sits in the conference room at the dealership. Mullen makes an effort to hire military veterans, and has been looking for a better way to connect veterans with prospective employers. Photo by Kile Brewer/Grand Forks Herald

With jobless rate so low in N.D., businesses say there aren’t enough vets to hire

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Bob Mullen is looking for a few good veterans.

But the general manager of Auto Finance Super Center in Grand Forks is having trouble completing his mission.


“I can’t hire a veteran. It’s impossible,” he said.

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Kevin Bonham
Kevin Bonham covers regional news, mostly from northeast North Dakota, for the Grand Forks Herald. A North Dakota native who grew up in Mandan and Dickinson, he has been a reporter or an editor with the Herald and Forum Communications for more than 30 years. Find his articles at: He welcomes story ideas via email or phone. 
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