Locked-out American Crystal Sugar union workers will hold a fifth vote on the company’s last contract offer on April 13, according to Gayln Olson, president of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Local 372G in Hillsboro.
A union leader representing locked-out American Crystal Sugar workers said 420 of them are eligible for unemployment benefits, made possible by a North Dakota Supreme Court decision Tuesday, and he is asking the state tell them soon when payments will come.
After two straight appearances in the North Dakota Class B dual wrestling tournament, Pembina County North came up one place short of a third consecutive berth. That puts more on the line for the Grizzlies wrestlers at the Region 2 individual tournament.
Lockout. It’s a word we’re all too familiar with in Minnesota. First, let’s be clear what a lockout is: It’s the opposite of a strike. The employer withholds work in order to gain concessions from workers.
Dan Christianson and Ed Olsen arrived at 5 a.m. Friday with lawn chairs and two propane heaters. The early arrivals weren’t seeking flat screens or the latest technology, however. The products in demand were pastries, at the much-anticipated Our Town Bakery opening on Main Street in Hillsboro.
American Crystal Sugar management is expecting locked-out union workers to vote again on a labor contract in a little more than a week. In the past thre votes, including the one that led to the workers' lockout Aug. 1, union members have voted overwhelmingly against the contract.
An 18-year-old Hillsboro man is in jail after he allegedly led authorities on a chase through Richland County and eluded them by fleeing into South Dakota, only to be arrested several hours later when he returned to Wahpeton.
Though they were tied, Wyndmere-Lidgerwood was getting beat at every punch by Hillsboro-Central Valley. Whatever W-L coach Scott Strenge told his players at halftime, though, must have worked as W-L pulled away in the final 24 minutes to beat the Burros.
A Hillsboro, N.D., family was left homeless after a fire destroyed their home Sunday. Traill County Dispatch received a 911 call just before 11 a.m. Sunday about a house fire at the home of Lynn Schultz, 22 S. 5th St.
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