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Locked-out workers and supporters march down the streets of Moorhead on Thursday during a rally. Carrie Snyder / The Forum

Rally puts American Crystal dispute in public spotlight

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MOORHEAD - Hundreds of union workers and their supporters marched through downtown Moorhead on Thursday, putting the public spotlight on a lockout by American Crystal Sugar Co.


An American Crystal spokesman said the company feels it offered workers a fair contract and the offer remains open if workers want it.

The union voted down the proposal July 30, and the union contract with the company expired the next day.

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