Horace Standoff Ends With One Man in Custody

Authorities were at the scene for nearly five hours

HORACE, N.D. — One man is in custody after an hours–long standoff early Wednesday morning in Horace. Deputies were called to 7100 block of 100th Avenue South just before 5:30 a.m. Two people were inside a house when an armed intruder, identified as 51–year old Lance Belgarde, threatened them. The people inside the house were able to escape. Belgarde holed himself…

New Deal Reached by BCBS MN and Children’s Minnesota

While the details of the deal are not yet available, it does go for three years

  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — A new deal has been reached by BlueCross BlueShield of Minnesota and Children’s Minnesota Hospital Systems. The organizations made the announcement, which will keep Children’s Minnesota an in-network provider for BlueCross customers. While the details of the deal are not yet available, it does go for three years. During negotiations, each organization blamed the other, from…

American Crystal Sugar Employees Preparing to Vote on New Contract

The contract includes three percent annual increases and nearly three percent hike in the last year of the contract

  RED RIVER VALLEY — American Crystal Sugar employees are preparing to vote on a new five year labor contract that will cover 1,300 employees in Moorhead, East Grand Forks, Crookston and other areas. Company officials met with the union at least eight times and are offering base pay increases and a one-time incentive offer pertaining to a signing bonus…