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Railroad company sues Enderlin for ordinance targeting trains blocking roads

October 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

ENDERLIN — This city of 886 in southeast North Dakota people picked a fight with a multibillion-dollar railroad company when it passed an ordinance this month banning trains from blocking roadways and sidewalks for more than 10 minutes.
Now the ra…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Document contradicts Rounds’ answers to Legislature on EB-5

October 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

RAPID CITY (AP) — A legal document appears to show that former Gov. Mike Rounds’ office was served a summons pertaining to a lawsuit over the state’s handling of an investment-for-green-card program, contradicting Rounds’ recent claim to the contra…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Williston mayor would like to see strip clubs go: Owners facing lawsuits from dancers over wages

September 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — Mayor Howard Klug said ridding Williston of its two strip clubs would be best for the city in North Dakota oil country.
On the heels of last month’s fatal beating of 25-year-old Dean Niederklopfer in front of the Whispers strip club,…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Minnesota city faces federal suit over denial of Islamic center permit

August 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. ANTHONY — The city of St. Anthony violated a Muslim organization’s civil rights two years ago when it denied the group’s petition to assemble, according to a federal lawsuit filed against the city Wednesday.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office …continue reading on dglobe.com

Fed comments accepted in Indian child welfare case

August 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

RAPID CITY (AP) — A federal judge is allowing the U.S. Justice Department to weigh in on a lawsuit over South Dakota’s handling of foster care for American Indian children.

The Rapid City Journal reports U.S. District Judge Jeffrey Viken grant…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Judge allows Minn. DNR to join flood diversion lawsuit

August 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

Judge allows Minn. DNR to join flood diversion lawsuit
FARGO — A federal judge ruled Thursday that the state of Minnesota can participate as a friend of the court in the Richland-Wilkin Joint Powers Authority’s lawsuit against the Army Corps of …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Jesse Ventura’s $1.8M award in defamation trial ruled reasonable

August 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL, Minn. — What’s it worth to tell the world you slugged Jesse Ventura, even if you didn’t?
A federal judge ruled this week that $1.3 million is about right.
That’s how much a jury awarded Ventura for unjust enrichment last month aft…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Jesse Ventura’s $1.8M award in defamation trial ruled reasonable

August 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL, Minn. — What’s it worth to tell the world you slugged Jesse Ventura, even if you didn’t?
A federal judge ruled this week that $1.3 million is about right.
That’s how much a jury awarded Ventura for unjust enrichment last month aft…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Court allows childcare union vote

July 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — 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

Killdeer Ambulance, filmmaker settle lawsuit

July 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Killdeer Area Ambulance Service has dropped its proposed injunction against a filmmaker who they allege recorded the service in action without permission.
A Wednesday preliminary injunction hearing for producer Todd Melby, the documentarian behi…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com