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Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Event will celebrate Crippen’s book about railroad depot
AgweekTV: Riding for cancer
Gov. Dayton: Special session is dead. Again.
Currie State Bank, First State Bank of Okabena announce merger agreement
Prep football: Adrian hands MCC first loss
Prep football: Sibley-Ocheyedan swarms over Unity
Prep football: Trojans move to 3-1 with victory over Tri-City United
Prep soccer: WHS boys win 4-2; girls lose a tough one
College football: Bluejays to rely on defense against Dakota College
Column: District 518 offers PASS classes to connect with, inform families
Column: Cut out this column if you like cutting the grass
Column: Vote for Trump helps undo climate change progress
Column: Trump's new hotel offers everything he claims to hate
Letter: ‘Feelings and emotion’ as a birthday nears
Kathryn A. Reller Wilson
Bosmas add barn quilt to their northwest Iowa property
Column: Shaking Up the Sanctuary
Looking Back: 1991 -- Perkins family receives conservation honor
Column: Robert Kennedy’s visit to city brought unprecedented excitement
School of Prayer event is Oct. 7-8
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Bakker 50th anniversary
De Berg 80th birthday
Gerber 95th birthday
Data: Sept. 24, 2016
Notice of Public Hearing
School Board Minutes for August
Data: Sept. 23, 2016
Data: Sept. 22, 2016
August 5, 2016
Lawsuit fights for rights of disabled citizens
ST. PAUL -- Best friends Marrie Bottelson and Dionne Swanson want to get their own apartment with studio space for Bottelson’s growing art business. But the Minnesota Department of Human Services, Commissioner Emily Johnson Piper, and “a discriminatory residential service system”...
August 5, 2016 - 6:22am
May 20, 2016
Iowans sue Bakken pipeline developers
Two Iowa couples living along the Dakota Access pipeline route have filed lawsuits against the company’s attempts to use eminent domain to seize farmland. Bill Hanigan, of Davis Brown Law firm, filed lawsuits Friday on behalf of Verdell and Marian Johnson and Marvin and Bonnie...
May 20, 2016 - 9:20pm
April 27, 2016
Amazon found liable for charges incurred by kids using apps
WASHINGTON — Amazon.com is liable for billing parents for in-app purchases that their children made without permission, a federal judge has...
April 27, 2016 - 4:21pm
March 8, 2016
Speaker dealt with credit card lawsuits
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota House speaker likes to talk about the state living within its means, but he struggled to do that in recent years....
March 8, 2016 - 7:58pm
State suit against 3M gets go-ahead
ST. PAUL — A Hennepin County judge has removed a legal obstacle to a state lawsuit against the 3M Corp., clearing the way for potentially one of the biggest environmental actions in state history. District Judge John McShane Friday rejected 3M’s argument that a law firm hired...
February 8, 2016 - 8:03pm
January 7, 2016
‘Terrorist propaganda’: Twitter files lawsuit against Turkish fine
ISTANBUL — Micro-blogging site Twitter filed a lawsuit in an Ankara court Thursday, seeking to annul a fine by the Turkish authorities for...
January 7, 2016 - 3:31pm
Monkey cannot own copyright to ‘selfie,’ judge says
NEW YORK — A rare crested macaque that took a now internationally famous “selfie” cannot own the copyright to the photograph because he...
January 7, 2016 - 3:28pm
December 21, 2015
Duluth soaked by supplier? City joins suit that alleges bid rigging for water treatment chemical
DULUTH — The city of Duluth has joined a class-action lawsuit alleging that it was overcharged by suppliers who rigged bids and colluded amongst themselves to fix the price of a commonly used water treatment chemical. Earlier this month, Duluth became the third party to sign on...
December 21, 2015 - 10:08pm
December 17, 2015
Human Services sued over sex-reassignment care: Transgender advocacy group moves to force coverage of certain procedures
ST. PAUL — A gay rights advocacy group is suing the state of Minnesota for not allowing sex-reassignment surgery to be covered by its publicly funded health assistance programs. OutFront Minnesota sued Minnesota Department of Human Services Commissioner Emily Piper in Ramsey County...
December 17, 2015 - 9:19pm
December 10, 2015
Settlement reached: Heron Lake Watershed manager to resign in mediation agreement
HERON LAKE — Nearly five months after Heron Lake Watershed District Administrator Jan Voit filed a lawsuit against board member Roger Hartman, a settlement has been reached in the case. On Wednesday, Voit and her attorney, New Ulm-based Jeff Braegelmann, went through mediation in...
December 10, 2015 - 9:02pm
December 7, 2015
Diocese of Duluth files for bankruptcy
DULUTH — Facing a nearly $5 million jury verdict and numerous pending lawsuits over child sexual abuse committed by priests, the Diocese of Duluth turned to bankruptcy protection Monday. The Rev. James Bissonette, vicar general of the diocese, announced the filing for Chapter 11...
December 7, 2015 - 5:04pm
November 26, 2015
Lawsuit: Iowa officers pointed guns at innocent dad, child
ORANGE CITY, Iowa — A highway stop in which Iowa police officers pointed weapons at an innocent dark-skinned man and his 6-year-old son has prompted a federal lawsuit and racial profiling claims. U.S. District Judge Mark Bennett ruled this month that the allegations levied in a...
November 26, 2015 - 9:14pm
October 21, 2015
‘I feel like I’ve been stabbed in the back’: Osceola County residents voice opposition to TIF district
SIBLEY, Iowa — Though the final vote of the Osceola County Board of Supervisors was 4-1 in favor of establishing a Tax Increment Financing...
October 21, 2015 - 9:02am
September 9, 2015
Lawsuit challenges Enbridge pipelines
MINNEAPOLIS — A lawsuit filed by environmentalist groups against the federal government is expected to have broad implications on several oil pipeline development projects in North Dakota and Minnesota. Oral arguments will be heard by federal judge Michael Davis in Minneapolis...
September 9, 2015 - 8:39pm
July 30, 2015
International Falls mayor aims to join lawsuit against his city
INTERNATIONAL FALLS — The International Falls mayor is seeking to join a lawsuit against the city he leads, saying it’s an attempt to uphold the city charter. Mayor Bob Anderson filed an affidavit to join the lawsuit that began in April alleging the city charter was violated...
July 30, 2015 - 8:53pm