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Update: Owner of Hoglund Bus Dies in Car Crash

Holly Hoglund Klein, the president and owner of Hoglund Bus Company for the past four years, died Tuesday morning in a seven-vehicle crash on westbound Interstate 94 and a mile outside of Hasty, Minnesota. She was 44. 

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The Best of the Best

Kansas City proved to be a lucky city for K.C. Allen of Lee County Schools in eastern Alabama. The shop foreman competed at the America’s Best Training and Skills Competition held last fall during the NAPT Summit, and earned the title of America’s Best School Bus Inspector.

AngelTrax Names New CFO, Creative Director

Mobile video surveillance provider AngelTrax has hired Tommy Williams as its new chief financial officer and Rob French as its new creative director, the company said. Combined, the pair brings nearly 70 years of professional experience to the table.

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Former State Director Takes on New Role

Alabama State Director Joe Lightsey retired from the Alabama State Department of Education at the beginning of the month, but he told STN that his 40-year career in student transportation is merely continuing in the private sector.

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New Alabama State Director Ready for Challenges

Kevin Snowden has only overseen Alabama's statewide student transportation operations for five days, but he's no stranger to how school districts are funded. The 14-year industry veteran knows full well how difficult it can be to make ends meet.

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Collins, Reed to Head Senate Transportation Subcommittee

The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee announced last week that Sens. Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Jack Reed (D-Rhode Island) will serve in leadership roles in the Transportation Housing and Urban Development (THUD) subcommittee.

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Edgerly to Succeed Platt as Thomas Built Buses Leader

Daimler Trucks North America announced that current Thomas Built Buses VP of Operations Caley Edgerly will become the school bus OEM's new president and CEO beginning March 1. Current company president Kelley Platt was just named the new GM of Western Star trucks.

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