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Community calendar of events for Feb. 15, 2018
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February 13, 2018
Cravings for sure, but can sugar cause addiction?
If you do an online search about sugar, you may become convinced that it's evil and addictive - and that your sweet tooth will lead you to ruin....
February 13, 2018 - 4:17pm
February 6, 2018
This is the U.S. county that buys the least healthy groceries
The 4,500 people of Musselshell County, Montana, collectively buy the least healthy groceries of any county in the United States. Their baskets...
February 6, 2018 - 11:33am
December 16, 2017
AgweekTV: Food blogger Molly Yeh makes the big time
We all know the classic story of farm kids who can't wait to get to the big city, but more and more, that trend is reversing and young people...
December 16, 2017 - 8:30am
December 7, 2017
American Crystal to expand ND factory, projects sweet $46 per ton payments
FARGO — American Crystal Sugar Co. officials announced the company is expanding its Drayton, N.D., factory at the farmer-owned cooperative's...
December 7, 2017 - 9:06pm
May 13, 2014
Crystal Sugar picks lawyer as new VP
MOORHEAD, Minn. — Lisa Borgen, whose career trajectory has taken her from the courtroom bench to private legal practice, now is switching to the corporate executive suite as American Crystal Sugar’s next vice president for administration. Borgen, who was named to the position...
May 13, 2014 - 7:37am
May 9, 2014
U.S. Regulators Vote To Investigate Mexican Sugar Imports
WASHINGTON, May 9 (Reuters) - U.S.
May 9, 2014 - 1:12pm
December 6, 2013
Drop in grower payments clouds ACS annual meeting
FARGO — Even though its growers will be paid about $370 million less for this year’s harvest compared to the one in 2012, the head of American...
December 6, 2013 - 7:52am
November 5, 2013
Low prices cut into Crystal payments
MOORHEAD, Minn. (AP) — Low sugar prices are cutting into payments to farmers at American Crystal Sugar Co. The Moorhead-based cooperative is telling its growers to expect a “massive reduction” in payments for this year’s beet crop. In a company blog, American Crystal CEO...
November 5, 2013 - 8:14am
April 13, 2013
Crystal Sugar union workers to vote for 5th time
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) -- Union workers in North Dakota, Minnesota and Iowa who have been locked out of their jobs for 20 months at American Crystal Sugar Co. are voting on the contract for the fifth time. Employees last voted on the contract in December, when 55 percent voted to...
April 13, 2013 - 10:33am
April 2, 2013
American Crystal union sets fifth contract vote
April 2, 2013 - 7:31am
March 12, 2013
Judge strikes down NYC ban on supersized sodas
NEW YORK (AP) -- A judge struck down New York City's pioneering ban on big sugary drinks Monday just hours before it was supposed to take effect, handing a defeat to health-minded Mayor Michael Bloomberg and creating uncertainty for restaurants that had already ordered smaller cups...
March 12, 2013 - 1:00am
January 24, 2013
Proposal may be too late to help American Crystal workers
A Portland, N.D., Democrat has introduced a bill that would extend unemployment benefits to workers locked out of their jobs, but is not sure if American Crystal Sugar workers would qualify. "I just see it as a situation that doesn't seem quite right to me," said Sen.
January 24, 2013 - 7:29am
December 7, 2012
Union held off as Crystal stresses long view
FARGO -- American Crystal Sugar workers, who found themselves locked out of their jobs 16 months ago, found the door to a shareholders' meeting...
December 7, 2012 - 7:36am
Crystal union votes down another offer
Locked-out union workers at American Crystal Sugar said "no" to the company's contract offer a fourth time on Saturday. Their message is clear: They'd rather stay locked out than accept the contract. They'd rather extend a 16-month lockout than take a contract that, to most observers...
December 7, 2012 - 6:13am
December 6, 2012
Crystal's profits drop by 32 percent but still high
MOORHEAD -- American Crystal Sugar saw its net proceeds slump by almost a third for its 2012 reporting year, although it posted its second-highest payments to beet growers in history. American Crystal's net proceeds for its 2012 fiscal year were $548.3 million, compared to a record-high...
December 6, 2012 - 7:54am