Doug Kobers daily commute just became a lot smoother.
Kober, a long-term employee at Gates Corporation in Iola, was the winner of a drawing for a 2018 Ford Escape. The drawing was part of the thrilling finale of the hose manufacturers annual employee picnic Saturday.
As one of three Gates Corporations plants around the world to be named recipients of its Presidents Award for Excellence in Operations Performance, Gates Iola had about 150 eligible employees for the drawing.
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