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Semifinalist interviews set for Willmar Municipal Utilities manager position

August 13, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Interviews will be held Wednesday with semifinalists for the Willmar Municipal Utilities general manager position. Continue Reading

Documents related to the dispute between the Willmar MUC and it’s Geneal Manger Bruce Gomm

March 3, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Here are some documents related to the dispute between the Willmar Municipal Utilities and its General Manger Bruce Gomm. See the PDF documents attached to this story. Continue Reading

Agreement protects Wood Lake Battlefield site as Minnesota prepares to observe 150th anniversary of 1862 US Dakota Conflict

December 21, 2011 in West Central Tribune

WOOD LAKE One of the most important battlefield sites from the 1862 US Dakota Conflict is being protected as Minnesota prepares to observe the 150th anniversary of the war. Continue Reading

Minnesota Attorney General visits Worthington

September 25, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

Swanson delivers warnings about consumer scams
WORTHINGTON Lori Swanson, Minnesota’s Attorney General since 2007 and the first female to fill the position, visited Worthington Saturday afternoon, hearing concerns, questions and complaints from a group of about 25 DFL faithful and other interested parties. Continue Reading

State asks courts to allow some spending in shutdown

June 13, 2011 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s attorney general today asked courts to allow some state operations to continue if there is a government shutdown on July 1. Continue Reading

Casey’s General stores fights Subway over ‘footlong’

February 14, 2011 in West Central Tribune

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) An Iowa convenience-store chain wants a federal jury to rule that the term “footlong” belongs in the general English vocabulary and should not be the special property of Subway and its 12-inch-long sub sandwiches.
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Attorney General Swanson sues Discover over credit card charges

December 6, 2010 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL (AP) Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson is suing Discover over allegations that the credit card company charged customers for unauthorized account protection programs such as credit score tracking and identity theft protection.
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Ritchie, Swanson re-elected in Minn. SOS, AG races

November 2, 2010 in West Central Tribune

MINNEAPOLIS – Mark Ritchie won a second term as secretary of state on Tuesday less than two years after steering Minnesota through its most contentious recount ever, while Democrats extended their 40-year grip on the attorney general’s office with Lori Swanson’s victory.
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For Attorney General: Lori Swanson

November 1, 2010 in West Central Tribune

The Minnesota Attorney General race is between Democrat incumbent Lori Swanson and Republican challenger Chris Barden. Continue Reading

Attorney general candidates offer a vastly different list of priorities

October 19, 2010 in West Central Tribune

ST. PAUL Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson puts consumer protection at or near the top of her priority list.
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