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MACCRAY submits single-campus proposal to state
January 25, 2016
U.S. Supreme Court refuses to review N.D.’s fetal heartbeat abortion ban
BISMARCK, North Dakota – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to review a stricken-down North Dakota law that would have banned abortion if the fetus has a detectable heartbeat, which is at about six weeks of pregnancy. Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem said he knew the chances...
January 25, 2016 - 10:27am
October 26, 2012
Letter: Judge remembers her roots
On election day, I urge you to vote for Chief Justice Lorie Skjerven Gildea. Before she began her distinguished legal career, she grew up in Plummer, Minn., and graduated from the University of Minnesota in Morris. She has been a thoughtful jurist and exceptional leader of the Minnesota...
October 26, 2012 - 8:48pm
Letter: This judge deserves your vote
When you are looking at your ballot do you wonder, as we do, who those candidates are and do they deserve my vote? Well, we can speak for one candidate as we know him well. His name is Tim Tingelstad and he'll be on the ballot for Supreme Court Justice. Tim and his family were our...
October 26, 2012 - 8:37pm
October 11, 2012
For the students, it's a one-on-one with the state's top legal minds
WILLMAR -- After taking a break to remove their judicial robes and clear the auditorium stage, the seven justices of the Minnesota Supreme Court gamely answered a wide range of questions posed Wednesday morning by Willmar Senior High School students. Chief Justice Lorie Gildea answered...
October 11, 2012 - 12:00am
October 8, 2012
Minn. high court visit to include case at the Senior High
WILLMAR -- The Minnesota Supreme Court is coming to Willmar. The justices, including new Justice Wilhelmina Wright, sworn in Sept. 27, are scheduled...
October 8, 2012 - 12:00am
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
September 7, 2012
Evening with the Supreme Court is Oct. 9 at Willmar, Minn., Conference Center
WILLMAR -- The Minnesota Supreme Court and the Willmar Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce are partnering to host an informal evening Oct. 9 with the Minnesota Supreme Court at the Willmar Conference Center. The event will include a short program about the court system. Supreme Court...
September 7, 2012 - 12:00am
June 29, 2012
Cartoon by?Dave Granlund
June 29, 2012 - 12:00am
Editorial: Obama wins on health care issue
Supporters of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act -- including President Obama -- got a big win Thursday when the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 to uphold the law, including the individual mandate, as "constitutional." While it was a 5-4 split vote, the majority ruling was written...
June 29, 2012 - 12:00am
June 28, 2012
Reactions pour in to health care ruling
Reaction to the Supreme Court's ruling today on the Accountable Care Act has been swift to pour in.
June 28, 2012 - 9:53am
September 14, 2011
Minor change in Kandiyohi County, Minn., zoning ordinance eases variance standard
WILLMAR -- The Kandiyohi County Planning Commission did a little bit of housekeeping this week when it voted unanimously to recommend approval of a seemingly minor change in wording to the zoning ordinance to put it in compliance with a revised state law. But changing the former...
September 14, 2011 - 12:00am
January 8, 2011
Sex charges dismissed against Bobadilla
WILLMAR -- Criminal sexual conduct charges against Orlando Manuel Bobadilla, 30, of Willmar, have been dismissed -- ending a nearly eight-year...
January 8, 2011 - 12:00am
December 6, 2010
High court will review climate change lawsuit
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a new case about climate change, the Supreme Court will hear an appeal from electric utilities that are trying to short-circuit an effort by states to force cuts in power plant emissions. The court agreed Monday to consider ending a federal lawsuit by eight...
December 6, 2010 - 12:09pm
November 30, 2010
District now fine to go to arbitration over senior high repairs
WILLMAR -- The Willmar School District's efforts to recover the cost of repairing shoddy work on the Willmar Senior High roof should go to arbitration now. The Minnesota Supreme Court has refused to hear the latest appeal from Day Masonry, one of the companies that worked on the...
November 30, 2010 - 12:00am
November 22, 2010
State high court rejects Emmer ballot case
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Supreme Court late this afternoon rejected a request by Republican governor candidate Tom Emmer that could have led...
November 22, 2010 - 5:36pm