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Bryon Standfield mans Gate 6 at the Moorhead American Crystal Sugar plant Monday, following a lockout of Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers union workers. Standfield, a 31-year employee of the plant, worked as an environmental technician with the wastewater lagoons. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor

American Crystal Sugar union workers: 'We don't want to be locked out'

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MOORHEAD - Roy Mortenson felt betrayed Monday when he arrived for his 7 a.m. shift at American Crystal Sugar and found the gates locked.


"I used to be proud to work for this company," said Mortenson, an electrical control technician and 34-year American Crystal Sugar employee. "I'm not so proud anymore."

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