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Berg will not attend union meeting

August 9, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

American Crystal Sugar Co. officials say the company’s chief executive officer will not be attending a proposed meeting with locked-out union workers. Continue Reading

Crystal workers ask CEO to meeting

August 8, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The head union negotiator representing locked out American Crystal Sugar workers has invited the CEO of that company to talk to union members about Crystal’s contract offer later this month in East Grand Forks. Continue Reading

Two days before union talks, sugar co-op leaders say they like replacement workers

June 7, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Ten months after they locked out 1,300 Bakery Workers union members and two days before their next talks with the union over a new contract, the top brass of American Crystal Sugar Co. looked and spoke Wednesday as if they are sitting in the catbird seat. Continue Reading

Berg says American Crystal Sugar has no plans to budge on offer

May 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

With the price of its 10-month-old lockout falling by the day and thousands of workers seeking jobs under the terms rejected by union employees, American Crystal Sugar has no plans and little incentive to budge from the contract offer it’s had on the table since last fall. Continue Reading

Hitler as American Crystal Sugar’s David Berg? YouTube spoof has lockout ending badly for company

January 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

American Crystal Sugar Co. managers are the latest group lampooned through an edited YouTube clip taken from a film about the last days of Adolph Hitler. In the latest version, posted on YouTube this week, Hitler is Crystal Sugar President David Berg, ranting to aides crowded into his bunker about the cost and duration of the lockout, now in its seventh month. Continue Reading

Trio of brothers start New Year pedaling through Mecico

January 1, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Berg brothers, the Starkweather, N.D., natives who are bicycling from Alaska to Argentina to raise money for Habitat for Humanity, are beginning the New Year by pedaling through Mexico. Continue Reading

American Crystal Sugar CEO anticipates deal to end lockout

December 2, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Berg at annual meeting: Company, workers will ‘get over it’
American Crystal Sugar President and CEO David Berg talked Thursday about when not if the company will resolve differences with locked-out workers. Continue Reading

Berg brothers cycle across Canadian border on southbound journey to Argentina

October 14, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

They’ve been traveling through eastern Washington state this past week, heading toward Portland, Ore., their next temporary destination on “Bound South: Three Brothers’ Expedition from Alaska to Argentina,” a 20,000-mile adventure that will last until May 2012. Continue Reading

On the way to Argentina

September 5, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Starkweather, N.D., brothers document their 20,000-mile bike trip to raise money for Habitat for Humanity
Three North Dakota brothers are in the middle of their second leg of a 20,000-mile bicycle odyssey along the Pan American Highway from Alaska to Argentina.
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