Roughly half of the 1,300 locked-out workers have resigned or retired, according to the company. Those who return will be working under a new a contract that shifts power from union to management.
Grand Forks Herald, 04/21/2013
The Panera Bread chain of bakeries and cafes plans to open a Grand Forks location. According to Grand Forks city staff, the company plans to build on the site of a former Taco Bell restaurant at 2515 32nd Ave. S.
Grand Forks Herald, 04/16/2013
The Small Business Administration and AARP North Dakota will hold an “encore entrepreneur” event April 24 in Grand Forks. The event will match people older than 50 who want to start or expand a business with business owners and community leaders to get advice.
Grand Forks Herald, 04/13/2013
North Dakota’s junior senator, speaking in Grand Forks on Friday, said she is working against an attitude in Washington that overlooks states’ specific needs.
Grand Forks Herald, 04/12/2013
Locked-out American Crystal Sugar workers will vote again Saturday on a contract they have rejected four times before. After 96 percent of union members rejected the contract in 2011, the union members have voted down the contract in smaller numbers in each vote.
Grand Forks Herald, 04/11/2013
Jobs in North Dakota have grown by almost a third since 2000, increasing by 100,000 during that period and by 33,000 in 2012 alone, the Department of Commerce announced last week. With the energy boom based in western North Dakota, the job gains have not been spread evenly across the state.
Grand Forks Herald, 04/09/2013
A developer is planning a four-story commercial and residential building to replace the Crown Colony commercial center west of UND in Grand Forks.
Grand Forks Herald, 04/06/2013
The president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, speaking in Grand Forks on Tuesday, projected continued unemployment rates near 7 percent through next year.
Grand Forks Herald, 04/02/2013
Lack of senior housing in local market creates bottleneck for other housing, too.
Grand Forks Herald, 03/31/2013
Despite a surprise change of leadership at Grand Forks Air Force Base, a handful of regional economic development goals centered on the base should remain on course, according to officials leading the efforts.
Grand Forks Herald, 03/30/2013
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