August 27, 2014 in Uncategorized
ST. ANTHONY â The city of St. Anthony violated a Muslim organizationâs civil rights two years ago when it denied the groupâs petition to assemble, according to a federal lawsuit filed against the city Wednesday.
The U.S. Attorneyâs Office …continue reading on dglobe.com
August 1, 2014 in Uncategorized
BISMARCK â A Cannon Ball man pleaded guilty Thursday to assault with a dangerous weapon.
Dustin Lester, 40, was charged after assaulting a woman Dec. 27 by kicking her with his shoes, causing injury. He will be sentenced Oct. 31. He faces a maximu…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com
July 31, 2014 in Uncategorized
ST. PAUL â A federal court Thursday said a vote to organize a union for some Minnesota home day care providers can be scheduled.
The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed of two lawsuits filed to block the drive. However, opponents of the union…continue reading on dglobe.com
June 2, 2014 in Uncategorized
FARGO, N.D. â A new federal directive requiring criminal investigators to record interrogations of suspects while in police custody has the support of North Dakotaâs top federal prosecutor.
The office of Tim Purdon, the U.S. attorney for North…continue reading on dglobe.com
February 20, 2014 in Uncategorized
WASHINGTON â Federal inspectors have issued more than 700 violations to BNSF Railway in the past eight years for defects on its tracks in North Dakota, according to a letter from the Federal Railroad Administration.
Those 721 violations came about…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com
June 11, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
Better late than never. The federal farm bill jumped another hurdle toward becoming law when the Senate passed a five-year proposal Monday evening that would cost $955 billion over 10 years. Continue Reading
April 16, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
BISMARCK – Sen. Larry Luick said Tuesday the Fargo-Moorhead Area Diversion Project is too big for North Dakota to commit to without federal help. Continue Reading
April 9, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press
The federal government’s failure to agree on how to fix its debt problem could cost Minnesota more than $90 million this year.
Early numbers show schools and health programs could be among those most affected, a legislative committee learned Friday. Continue Reading
March 5, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press
Minnesotans may not know what the word means, but starting last Friday, they began to feel the impact of automatic and deep federal budget cuts known as “sequestration.”
No one knows for sure how Minnesotans will be affected, but there is widespread agreement it will be felt. Continue Reading
February 22, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
SACRAMENTO, Calif. The towering giant sequoias at Yosemite National Park would go unprotected from visitors who might trample their shallow roots. At Cape Cod National Seashore, large sections of the Great Beach would close to keep eggs from being destroyed if natural resource managers are cut. Continue Reading