Claims Suggest Officials Knew About COVID-19 Issues at Grand Forks Plant Well Before Shutdown

Claims Made Officials Were Aware Of COVID-19 Problem At Grand Forks Plant, Long Before Shutdown GRAND FORKS, NDA (trfnews.i234.me) A Grand Forks Attorney tells TRF News that he’s interviewed multiple employees from LM Wind Power in Grand Forks, who claim officials knew about the COVID-19 problem at the plant, long before it shutdown. Officials have… Continue reading Claims Suggest Officials Knew About COVID-19 Issues at Grand Forks Plant Well Before Shutdown

Grand Forks Plant Reports Major COVID-19 Outbreak, Pending Test Results

Major Outbreak Of COVID-19 Confirmed At Grand Forks Plant, Not All Test Results In GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) Officials have confirmed a major outbreak of COVID-19 AT LM Wind Power in Grand Forks. The Health Department says 68 more people have tested positive for Coronavirus in the past 24 hours. * Officials say the current… Continue reading Grand Forks Plant Reports Major COVID-19 Outbreak, Pending Test Results

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases at Grand Forks Manufacturing Plant

Positive Case(s) Of COVID-19 At Grand Forks Manufacturing Plant GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) We’ve confirmed at least 1 positive case of COVID-19 at LM Wind Power in Grand Forks and there may be more. The plant produces wind generator blades and employs several hundred people.

Motor Coach Industries (MCI) to Shut Down Bus Manufacturing Plant in Pembina, ND

Motor Coach Industries (MCI) Closing Bus Manufacturing Plant In Pembina, ND PEMBINA, ND (trfnews.i234.me) An employee says they were told this Thursday that the MCI bus manufacturing plant in Pembina, North Dakota will close by the end of the year.

Minnesota Nuclear Plant Reports Radioactive Leak

Radioactive Leak At Minnesota Nuclear Power Plant MONTICELLO, MN (trfnews.i234.me & trfnews.i234.me) Work is underway to cleanup a radioactive leak at a nuclear power plant in Monticello, Minnesota. Officials say it has not left the plant site or contaminated ground water.

Grand Forks Council Approves Land Annexation for Fufeng Corn Processing Plant Amid Protests

Despite Threatening Protests, Grand Forks Council Annexes Land For Fufeng Corn Processing Plant GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) The Grand Forks City Council voted to annex land for a new, massive corn processing plant on Monday, despite threatening protests by some.

Opponents Voice Concerns Over $352 Million Corn Milling Plant in Grand Forks

Critics Of $352-Million Grand Forks Corn Milling Plant Speak Out GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) Several critics of a proposed corn milling plant spoke out during the Grand Forks City Council meeting.

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz Attends Grand Opening of New Pellet Production Plant on the Iron Range

IRON RANGE, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Governor Tim Walz is scheduled to be present on the Iron Range today for the inaugural ceremony of US Steel’s latest pellet production facility in Katon. Following this event, he will visit a child care center and later proceed to Hoit Lakes to sign a bill directing funds towards Emergency… Continue reading Minnesota Governor Tim Walz Attends Grand Opening of New Pellet Production Plant on the Iron Range

Drill Today At Prairie Island Nuclear Plant In Red Wing, Minnesota

RED WING, MN (trfnews.i234.me) – Authorities are alerting people of a drill at the Prairie Island nuclear power plant in Red Wing, Minnesota this Tuesday. state city and county agencies are participating in a simulated emergency today at the Prairie Island Nuclear Generating plant near Redwing. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety says the annual… Continue reading Drill Today At Prairie Island Nuclear Plant In Red Wing, Minnesota

Fire Erupts at Grand Forks Potato Processing Plant Early Tuesday Morning

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Grand Forks firefighters responded to an early Tuesday morning fire at a potato processing plant on the north side of town. Acting Battalion Chief Jo Amit reported the incident occurred around 2:59 a.m. Fire crews were dispatched to the Red River potato plant at 2250 Mil Road, where upon arrival,… Continue reading Fire Erupts at Grand Forks Potato Processing Plant Early Tuesday Morning

Union Workers Ratify New Contract at Case New Holland Plant in Fargo

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a significant development for labor relations at the Case New Holland ag equipment manufacturing plant in Fargo, North Dakota, union workers have voted to approve a new contract, averting the possibility of a strike. The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Local 2525 announced the ratification of the new… Continue reading Union Workers Ratify New Contract at Case New Holland Plant in Fargo

CNH Ag Equipment Plant Workers in Fargo Engage in Intense Wage Negotiations

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Wage negotiations are currently underway for the 850 workers at the CNH ag equipment plant in Fargo, North Dakota. A union leader describes the contract negotiations as intense, as the union representing production workers at the CNH manufacturing plant in Fargo continues discussions. The contract, which covers about 800 hourly employees,… Continue reading CNH Ag Equipment Plant Workers in Fargo Engage in Intense Wage Negotiations

Grand Forks Firefighters Quickly Contain Ammonia Leak at Simplot Potato Processing Plant, Ensuring Public Safety

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – In a swift response, Grand Forks firefighters successfully managed an ammonia leak at the Simplot potato processing plant on Friday night. The incident, reported around 7:32 p.m., prompted an urgent dispatch to the plant located on Gateway Drive. Upon arrival, firefighters coordinated with Simplot personnel to ensure the safe evacuation… Continue reading Grand Forks Firefighters Quickly Contain Ammonia Leak at Simplot Potato Processing Plant, Ensuring Public Safety

Hazmat Leak Reported at Simplot Potato Processing Plant in Grand Forks

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Firefighters responded to a hazmat leak at the Simplot potato processing plant in Grand Forks on Friday evening around 7:15 p.m. The leak, reportedly involving ammonia, led to the evacuation of employees. The plant, located near Highway 2 and Gateway Drive close to Interstate 29, specializes in producing french fries… Continue reading Hazmat Leak Reported at Simplot Potato Processing Plant in Grand Forks

Ammonia Leak at Simplot Plant in Grand Forks, North Dakota

GRAND FORKS, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – On Friday evening, an ammonia leak occurred at the Simplot plant located on Gateway Drive in Grand Forks, North Dakota. The leak prompted a shelter-in-place alert for the surrounding neighborhoods. Emergency responders swiftly responded to the situation, and as of 9:05 p.m., the leak is reported to be under control.… Continue reading Ammonia Leak at Simplot Plant in Grand Forks, North Dakota

Fargo Welcomes New Battery Manufacturing Plant

FARGO, ND (trfnews.i234.me) – Packet Digital, based in Fargo, is set to establish a battery cell factory in North Dakota, marking the state’s first such facility. Known for its expertise in drone battery design and manufacturing, the company aims to enhance the US’s role in drone battery production. Key points: Location: The battery cell factory… Continue reading Fargo Welcomes New Battery Manufacturing Plant