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Wendy Parker

Staff Writer

Wendy Parker has covered the trucking industry since 2012 after she says she “lost my mind and decided to climb inside my husband’s big truck to travel with him as an over-the road, long-haul trucker.” Her unique writing style that ranges from biting satire to investigative journalism coupled with her unbridled passion for fighting round out a wildly talented stable of writers.

Got a strange story or a filthy lie? Email Wendy. She lives for that stuff.

Wendy Parker
Lava Hot Springs

Small-town kindness continues to highlight good news from the road

Here are two communities expressing thanks to truck drivers and welcoming them to their community. It is some more good news to bask in for drivers.

Chisholm, Minn., McDonald’s, courtesy Google Maps

Minnesota McDonald’s has a big truck drive-thru

You won’t need curb service at the Chisholm, Minn., McDonald’s location, but you can get it using the app at other McDonald’s locations.

Good news: Surf and turf carryout from Rib & Chop House

Good news keeps on rollin’ – just like the truckers

Showers, parking and free breakfast burritos – not quite heaven, but good news nonetheless as we keep truckin’ and dealing with this COVID-19 mess.