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Chuck Hughes, East Grand Forks, letter: Beet farmers OK watching others get ‘beat’?

August 5, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Apparently, some American Crystal sugar beet growers feel money is more important than family.
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Locked-out Bakery Workers union members meet in East Grand Forks on Crystal contract

June 13, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Locked-out Bakery Workers union members met Wednesday in the American Legion in East Grand Forks to elect leaders and talk about whether to take another vote on the contract with American Crystal Sugar Co. Continue Reading

Smoldering Crystal fire tie up EGF firefighters

March 6, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The East Grand Forks Fire Department continued to work into Tuesday evening on a pesky smoldering fire at a sugar-beet pellet warehouse on the American Crystal Sugar Co. complex on the east side of town. Continue Reading

American Crystal executives meet with Gov. Dayton

December 2, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Gov. Mark Dayton is traveling to Moorhead Saturday to meet with American Crystal Sugar Co. executives, and to attend a meeting organized by union workers who’ve been locked out of jobs there since Aug. 1 on a contract dispute. Continue Reading

LETTER: Some questions for Crystal leaders

November 19, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

How do you face the board of directors (your bosses) and explain the waste of $16.9 million and the loss of much more than 1,700 years of experience when you count the experiences of the other 1,200 locked-out employees? Continue Reading

Union files complaint against American Crystal

July 21, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The union at American Crystal Sugar Co. has filed a labor complaint accusing its employer of threatening workers with a lockout and failing to bargain in good faith on a new contract. The union represents about 1,300 workers at American Crystal plants up and down the Red River Valley. Continue Reading

American Crystal, union in contract negotiations

June 21, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

American Crystal Sugar Co. of Moorhead is in the middle of labor negotiations with the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union to replace a contract that expires July 31. Continue Reading

American Crystal to go with Roundup Ready beets

March 30, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Federal court case made growers consider conventional seedAmerican Crystal Sugar Co.’s board of directors decided late this afternoon to go with Roundup Ready beet seed this year, despite the threat posed by a federal court case mounted by opponents of the genetically modified product. Continue Reading