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SunOpta Inc. of Wahpeton to Close, 35 Employees Out of Work

The company states that it's because of increased operations at its Crookston, Minnesota plant and is expecting to close the Wahpeton factory between April and June

WAHPETON, ND — Natural food snacks maker SunOpta Inc. says it will close its roasting facility in Wahpeton next year, putting about 35 employees out of work. The company states that it’s because of increased operations at its Crookston, Minnesota plant and is expecting to close the Wahpeton factory between April and June. SunOpta says it is encouraging its employees…

Crews Battle Fire At SunOpta In Breckenridge

Winds Have Gusted More Than 50 Miles Per Hour In The Area

BRECKENRIDGE, Minn. — Multiple fire crews are fighting a fire at SunOpta in Breckenridge. Crews from Breckenridge, Wahpeton, Mooreton and Dwight have all been called in to help battle the blaze in very windy conditions. SunOpta specializes in sourcing, processing and packaging of natural and organic food products. It is the third fire in the southern valley in less than…