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Ready to strike

May 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Unionized employees at JBS voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to authorize a strike after 10 months of contract negotiations have failed to reach agreement in key areas involving health care and wages for workers at the Worthington plant.
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Pasta passion: Factory revival to capitalize on strong market

August 31, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

CANDO For Francine Anderson and some of her friends, the reopening of a pasta factory in Cando is a financial lifesaver. Continue Reading

Xcel Energy plans natural gas-fired plants near Fargo

May 16, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Xcel Energy is proposing two new natural gas-fired power plants 70 miles south of here to meet electricity needs at times of peak demand.
If approved by regulators, the two units, each capable of generating up to 215 megawatts of electricity, would be built near Hankinson and go into service in 2018 and 2019. Continue Reading

Access to water, gas, transportation key in Grand Forks’ selection for fertilizer plant

May 9, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS – The selection of 320 acres northwest of town as the site of a proposed $1.5 billion fertilizer production plant came down to plentiful land and water, said developers, announcing the project Thursday. Continue Reading

Dakota Spirit AgEnergy gets EPA certification

February 8, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

JAMESTOWN North Dakota’s congressional delegation applauded Friday the Environmental Protection Agency’s certification of a new ethanol plant planned for the Jamestown area. Continue Reading

Temple Grandin visits SD beef-packing plant

December 28, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Officials with Northern Beef Packers say Grandin toured the facility Friday and says she’s pleased it was designed with the cattle’s comfort in mind.
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AMPI plant closure in Dawson, Minn., to affect 130 employees

November 5, 2012 in West Central Tribune

DAWSON Associated Milk Producers Inc. will be closing its manufacturing facility in Dawson by the end of the year, workers there were informed Friday.
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Aberdeen beef plant may conduct test slaughter soon

September 28, 2012 in The Daily Republic

ABERDEEN (AP) A long-delayed South Dakota beef-processing plant is ready for a test run, an indication it is making progress toward opening.
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Proposed Spiritwood plant to produce high amounts of ammonia

September 21, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

JAMESTOWN Last week’s announcement of a proposed $1.2 billion fertilizer manufacturing plant in Spiritwood begs the question of how exactly the plant will operate once construction is completed. Continue Reading

Dalrymple announces $1.2B fertilizer plant: Proposed project in Spiritwood to produce 2,200 tons of ammonia daily

September 12, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

JAMESTOWN – Plans for a $1.2 billion fertilizer manufacturing plant at the Spiritwood Energy Park Association industrial park in Spiritwood were announced by Gov. Jack Dalrymple and leaders of the nation’s largest farmer-owned cooperative Wednesday. Continue Reading