U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar and U.S. Representative Collin Peterson issued the following statement urging American Crystal Sugar and workers to continue to work towards an agreement:
"Families and communities across the Red River Valley have felt the impact of this lockout. We continue to urge both Crystal Sugar management and workers to come together at the negotiating table to work out an agreement that allows workers to return to their jobs as soon as possible. American Crystal and these jobs are very important to the region."