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SD advocacy group wants to see Montana judge’s racist emails

July 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A group of American Indians wants a court to preserve and eventually release an investigative file containing inappropriate emails sent by a federal judge, including a racist message involving President Barack Obama.

Two…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Judge rules parts of Sander interrogation are inadmissible in court

July 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

Key elements of the state’s arson case against former Trinity High School principal Tom Sander were suppressed during a pre-trial conference Tuesday at the Stark County Courthouse.

Southwest District Judge William Herauf ruled that hours of inte…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

High court union decision threatens Minnesota law

July 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Opponents to establishing unions for child care and personal attendant businesses say they think a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in a related Illinois case also will result in overturning a 2013 Minnesota law.
The court ruled Monday that in…continue reading on dglobe.com

High court union decision threatens Minnesota law

July 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Opponents to establishing unions for child care and personal attendant businesses say they think a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in a related Illinois case also will result in overturning a 2013 Minnesota law.
The court ruled Monday that in…continue reading on dglobe.com

Thune applauds ruling on women’s contraception

June 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota Republicans say they’re pleased with a Supreme Court decision that says for-profit businesses can hold religious views under federal law.

But state Democratic Party Chairwoman Deb Knecht says the decision will m…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Sander to use alibi defense

June 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

Defense attorneys for Thomas Sander will use an alibi defense, citing testimony from three people, in his upcoming trial on felony charges of arson and endangering by fire.

In depositions held June 5 and 6, Trinity High School board member Rich Ho…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Sander to use alibi defense

June 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

Defense attorneys for Thomas Sander will use an alibi defense, citing testimony from three people, in his upcoming trial on felony charges of arson and endangering by fire.

In depositions held June 5 and 6, Trinity High School board member Rich Ho…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

South Dakotans eligible for part of bad mortgage settlement

June 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — More than 100 South Dakota borrowers will be eligible to receive a small portion of a nearly $1 billion settlement that a Virginia-based company has agreed to with the federal government in order to resolve allegations that it provide…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

South Dakotans eligible for part of bad mortgage settlement

June 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — More than 100 South Dakota borrowers will be eligible to receive a small portion of a nearly $1 billion settlement that a Virginia-based company has agreed to with the federal government in order to resolve allegations that it provide…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Lindstrom gets suspended sentence in infant death case

June 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

A Bowman woman will likely not go to jail for negligent homicide.

Stephanie Lindstrom, 43, was originally charged with murder after a baby’s body was found in a bathroom, where she had been sitting sick for a few days last July. She told investi…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com