Lawsuit displays rift among Grove City, Minn., council, employees and residents
GROVE CITY -- A civil lawsuit that questioned the legality of Grove City municipal employees joining a labor union has pitted residents, elected officials and staff against each other -- costing the small Meeker County community dearly.
After spending thousands of dollars in legal fees, the city and the citizens' group that sued reached a settlement last fall.
But the financial and emotional costs continue to mount and threaten to rip the small town apart at the seams.
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