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Report: Teamsters plotted bogus benefit for fake baby

November 19, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The manager of the Teamsters bar and gaming facility in Fargo was fired in 2011 after she objected to a supervisor’s suggestion that the bar host a phony charity event for a nonexistent sick infant to boost business. That is one of the allegations in a report issued by the Independent Review Board, which details suspected corruption by high-ranking officials with the Teamsters Local 120, based in Blaine, Minn.
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A Christmas break for commissioners and added vacation for Teamsters

October 31, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

Douglas County commissioners packed a lot into their last meeting in October. A few noteworthy items were the new feedlot officer, additional vacation for Teamsters members, prayer on the courthouse steps and a Christmas break for commissioners. Continue Reading