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Judge dismisses federal lawsuit against Freeborn County

ST. PAUL, Minn. – A U.S. federal judge has ruled against a former Freeborn County jail administrator.

After he was fired in 2012, Marcellino Pena sued the county, then-Sheriff Bob Kindler and then-Chief Deputy Glen Strom.  192 more words

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Man loses appeal over Olmsted County drug conviction

ST. PAUL, Minn. – A Rochester drug conviction has been upheld by the Minnesota Court of Appeals.

After a three day trial in Olmsted County District Court, 24-year-old Robert James Fallin was convicted of 1st degree sale of methamphetamine, 1st degree possession of meth and 1st degree aiding and abetting the sale of meth.  125 more words

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Fillmore County firearms appeal denied

ST. PAUL, Minn. – A Rice County man has lost his appeal on a Fillmore County weapons conviction.

32-year-old Sonny Ray Juday of Faribault was arrested in May, 2014, and charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm and being a felon in possession of an assault weapon.  248 more words

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Southern Minnesota arson conviction stands

ST. PAUL, Minn. – A convicted Steele County arsonist has lost his appeal.

45-year-old Mark Allan Misgen of Ellendale was convicted of 1st degree arson and insurance fraud and sentenced to 58 months in prison.  240 more words


Pine River Dairy Farmers Win Appeal Against Crow Wing Power Company

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A dairy farm in Pine River will be able to reopen after a court ruled in its favor Tuesday.

A Minnesota Court of Appeals upheld a Cass County ruling declaring that Crow Wing Power & Light Company acted in negligence for years, causing Randy and Peggy Norman to lose their dairy farm. 177 more words


Enbridge: Sandpiper Pipeline Delayed Until 2019

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Enbridge Energy Partners says it expects to push back until 2019 the start-up dates for its proposed Sandpiper pipeline and a replacement for its existing Line 3 pipeline because of a court-ordered environmental review. 112 more words


Fmr. Supreme Court Candidate's Test-Refusal Conviction Affirmed

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Court of Appeals on Tuesday affirmed the conviction of a former Supreme Court candidate who was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving, saying state law doesn’t require an officer to bring a suspected impaired driver to a judge before completing required chemical tests. 391 more words