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Minnesota police officer slain: Suspect sought for traffic stop shooting in custody

July 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL, Minn. — A routine traffic stop midday Wednesday ended with gunshots that felled Mendota Heights’ most veteran police officer. Eight hours later, during a massive manhunt for officer Scott Patrick’s killer, police said the suspect open…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Minnesota police officer slain: Suspect sought for traffic stop shooting in custody

July 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL, Minn. — A routine traffic stop midday Wednesday ended with gunshots that felled Mendota Heights’ most veteran police officer. Eight hours later, during a massive manhunt for officer Scott Patrick’s killer, police said the suspect open…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Tip pulls plug on elaborate pot-growing operation

June 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — A tip from an informant and the overwhelming smell of marijuana spurred a bust yielding hundreds of plants and more than $100,000 in cash from a sophisticated grow operation, Dakota County authorities say.

Four people were charged May…continue reading on dglobe.com

100 lawyers in a room: Target case draws the suits to St. Paul

May 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Target data breach is now the subject of a massive court case, and Wednesday, nearly 100 lawyers from across the country crowded into a St. Paul courtroom as the legal jockeying began.

More than 140 lawsuits — filed again…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Oil safety provisions avoid pipelines

May 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota lawmakers are on the verge of considering a bill that would help prevent oil train disasters and respond better if they occur, but the bill includes nothing about pipeline safety.

That does not set well with Gov. Mark…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Accused Craigslist sex ad slasher charged with kidnapping

May 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — The man accused of slashing and trying to rob another man he met through an online sex ad is charged with kidnapping a different man he met the same way, forcing him at gunpoint to drive them from Fargo to St. Paul, Minn.
Obsa Ali Omer, 18…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Medical marijuana plan set to advance in Minnesota: Melin: ‘It’s real help for families’

May 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Amelia Weaver gets a legislative hearing for her eighth birthday today.
Her parents, Josh and Angie of Hibbing, hope it is a happy birthday for their daughter with Dravet syndrome, which causes frequent seizures. Today’s hearin…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Indian environmentalists battle Sandpiper pipeline

April 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL, Minn. — An American Indian environmental group led by nationally known Winona LaDuke is fighting a northern Minnesota oil pipeline.

Honor the Earth officials say the Sandpiper pipeline is planned to go near or through some of the most …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Indian environmentalists battle Sandpiper pipeline

April 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL, Minn. — An American Indian environmental group led by nationally known Winona LaDuke is fighting a northern Minnesota oil pipeline.

Honor the Earth officials say the Sandpiper pipeline is planned to go near or through some of the most …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Obama draws a big crowd in St. Paul: President outlines $302 billion transportation improvements plan

February 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL, Minn. — President Barack Obama came to St. Paul on Wednesday to showcase the city’s refurbished Union Depot transit hub as an example of the kinds of transportation development he wants for the rest of the nation.
“This project symbo…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com