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At least one person injured in crash involving Minnesota school bus
AARP sues U.S. agency over employee wellness programs
Goldman, closer to Murdoch than Bugs Bunny, misses year's biggest deal
Investigators seek data recorder in California bus crash that killed 13
Willmar man involved in new medical transportation business
WCT 2016 Prep Volleyball Pairings
Roundup: YME opens 3A playoffs with straight-set win
Wild coach loves new Parise line
Zimmer says he has faith, but not proof yet of top team
NLS Football Preview: NLS, Melrose going in different directions
1960's icon Bobby Vee dies at Minnesota care facility
Prince’s legendary vault is now open; song due out in November
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Now is the perfect time for houseplant tasks
Social Security Administration declared a 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for 2017
An Epic journey
Spooktacular: The whole family can help make ghostly yard ornaments
David O. Johnson
Kathleen H. Diederich
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
Presidential Endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
John Gehrking letter: Sawatzky is a typical politician
Paul Hoffer letter: Lang is ready to serve his district
Dionne commentary: Trump is not a GOP aberration
April 20, 2016
Lac qui Parle County appeals poaching dismissal
MADISON — Lac qui Parle County Attorney Richard Stulz has appealed a District Court ruling dismissing 13 charges against a Dawson man for allegedly...
April 20, 2016 - 7:28am
February 18, 2016
Murderer challenges court’s denial of appeals
For nearly 20 years, Thomas Rhodes, 56, has maintained his innocence in the 1996 Green Lake boating death of his wife, Jane Rhodes. During a nighttime jet-powered boat ride, according to the prosecution’s evidence, Rhodes choked his wife, threw her from the boat and then struck...
February 18, 2016 - 12:15am
January 4, 2016
Montevideo couple challenges permit for $19 million elevator expansion
MONTEVIDEO — A Montevideo couple has filed a lawsuit in the Minnesota Court of Appeals challenging a conditional use permit issued by Chippewa...
January 4, 2016 - 7:32pm
August 11, 2015
Jury trial avoided in GF Sandpiper Pipeline case
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A northeast North Dakota landowner is one step closer to appealing his case to the state Supreme Court after a hearing...
August 11, 2015 - 10:32pm
April 4, 2015
Man tied to 2005 drive-by shootings receives reduced sentence after appeal
WILLMAR — Jose Armando Padilla, the man tied to two July 2005 drive-by shootings in Willmar, has been re-sentenced to serve about 17 years of prison time. Padilla, 34, of Granite Falls was sentenced March 18 to 115 months for drive-by shooting of an occupied residence and 91...
April 4, 2015 - 1:11am
April 3, 2015
Attorney denies telling Nelson what to say when pleading guilty to stabbing
MONTEVIDEO — Darek Nelson returned Thursday to the courtroom where he had pleaded guilty to a charge of first-degree, premeditated murder in the fatal stabbing of co-worker Vinessa Lozano more than three years ago, asking to withdraw his plea. Vinessa Lozano’s mother charged...
April 3, 2015 - 1:26am
February 25, 2015
MN Supreme Court issues order to review Huber case
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Supreme Court recently issued an order granting further review of the case of Timothy Huber, the man convicted of second-degree murder for his role in the killing of Timothy Larson in 2011. Huber, 48, of Paynesville had previously appealed his convictions...
February 25, 2015 - 5:03pm
November 17, 2014
Chippewa County conviction for criminal sexual conduct upheld a second time by appeals court
By Tom Cherveny firstname.lastname@example.org MONTEVIDEO — The Minnesota Court of Appeals has rejected a second appeal by a Chippewa County man convicted of criminal sexual conduct in the third degree. Raymond Darrel Pfarr, 32, was sentenced to 72 months in prison and lifetime supervised...
November 17, 2014 - 11:37pm
November 4, 2014
Court upholds termination of mother’s parental rights
GRANITE FALLS — The Minnesota Court of Appeals affirmed action by Yellow Medicine County and the district court to terminate the parental rights of a woman convicted of child endangerment — the same woman under investigation in the deaths of her two infant children whose remains...
November 4, 2014 - 12:01am
September 8, 2014
Fahey’s life sentence stands
OLIVIA —The Minnesota Court of Appeals has rejected an appeal by Matthew Fahey, 29, to reduce the length of his sentence for the May 2010 sexual assault and kidnapping of a 14-year-old newspaper carrier in Fairfax. The court released its opinion on Monday. Fahey, originally of...
September 8, 2014 - 11:34pm
April 1, 2014
Appeals court orders new trial for Rasmussen in sex abuse case
WILLMAR — The State Court of Appeals has ruled that a 24-year-old Willmar man previously sentenced to 36 years in prison for sexually abusing a young girl is entitled to a new trial. In an unpublished opinion issued Monday, the Court of Appeals granted a new trial to Andres Sylvester...
April 1, 2014 - 4:00am
April 4, 2013
Appeals court hears arguments in wolf hunt suit
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Lawyers for opponents of Minnesota's wolf hunt argue the state didn't adequately consider public concerns before the first managed hunt was established. The state Court of Appeals is hearing arguments from two wolf advocacy groups that say the Department of...
April 4, 2013 - 8:53am
October 1, 2012
Supreme Court declines to hear anti-gay marriage group appeal
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal from a national anti-gay marriage group that tried to thwart Maine's campaign disclosure law requiring it to release its donor list. The high court on Monday turned aside an appeal from the National Organization...
October 1, 2012 - 9:45am
Minnesota appeals disaster aid rejection
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota has appealed a federal government decision not to provide financial aid for individuals recovering from June storms as legislators begin preparing for a special session to deal with recent storm costs. Gov.
August 1, 2012 - 2:23pm
November 8, 2010
Court lets NFL complaint in Vikings case go to state court
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court won't stop a Minnesota state court from getting involved in a fight between the NFL and Minnesota Vikings defensive linemen Kevin Williams and Pat Williams over violations of the league's anti-doping policy. The high court refused today to hear...
November 8, 2010 - 10:22am