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Police frequent Simplot strike

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Police have been called to the J.R. Simplot Co. plant in Grand Forks more than 30 times since a strike began two weeks ago.

Callers have reported incidents ranging from traffic issues, disorderly conduct, criminal trespass and assault. Between the strike’s first day on Aug. 4 and Thursday, there had been 31 police calls.


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John Hageman
John Hageman covers local business and Grand Forks' legislative delegation. Get more business news at 
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