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‘We will not do the air strikes alone’

September 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — The United States says other countries are willing to launch air strikes in Syria against Islamic State militants and its U.N. ambassador predicted Sunday: “We will not do the air strikes alone.”
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Phone scam strikes sheriff’s office

March 21, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

LUVERNE No, the Rock County Sheriff’s Office is not selling any kind of advertising. Continue Reading

Fuel strike suspended by Nigeria unions

January 16, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Nigeria unions suspended their nationwide strike today, hours after President Goodluck Jonathan partially reinstated subsidies to keep gasoline prices low and after authorities deployed soldiers, who fired over the heads of protesters. However, many Nigerians remain angry that gas prices rose at all. Continue Reading

NIGERIA: Shutdown threatened by oil union amid strike

January 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The union representing 20,000 oil and gas workers in Nigeria threatened today it would shut down all production starting Sunday to take part in the crippling nationwide strike over spiraling fuel prices. Benchmark oil prices rose by $1.03 to $101.90 per barrel today in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Prices rose on concerns of global supplies.
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Fire strikes Rushmore abode

January 11, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Fire severely damaged a house at 25757 Ivers Ave., Rushmore, early Wednesday morning. Continue Reading

Australian airline Qantas Airways grounds global fleet after disruptive strikes

October 29, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

At least 60 flights were in the air and continued to their destinations, but a taxiing flight stopped on the runway, according to one flier. Booked passengers were being rescheduled at Qantas’ expense, chief executive Alan Joyce said. Continue Reading

Storm strikes portions of region

August 23, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

SANBORN, Iowa An early Tuesday morning storm resulted in scattered damage throughout areas of northeast Iowa and southwest Minnesota.
Harley-Melvin-Sanborn Middle School almost had to cancel classes due to a 45-minute power outage Tuesday morning, said school secretary Lynette Soden. Continue Reading

Is Crystal Sugar heading for labor impasse Aug. 1?

July 23, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Is American Crystal Sugar Co. headed for a lockout with its 1,300 union employees on Aug. 1? Or will the last-minute brinksmanship end in an agreement? It’s too soon to say, but union officials say time is running short to replace the co-op’s seven-year labor contract. Continue Reading

Nurses start 3-day strike in Hibbing, Minn.

July 11, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A three-day strike by about 150 registered nurses has begun at a hospital and clinic in Hibbing, Minn., but officials of Fairview-owned Range Regional Health Services say medical care continues with 40 temporary nurses. Continue Reading

Lightning strikes Rock County LEC

June 14, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

LUVERNE Rock County officials are guessing it was a lightning strike that hit the law enforcement center mid-day Tuesday, knocking out phones, radios, the security system and the fire alarm panel. Continue Reading