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The (pipe)line that divided the people: Politicians weigh in on Sandpiper crude oil system

August 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

BEMIDJI, Minn. — In the shadow of a state decision Thursday to study alternative routes for the proposed $2.6 billion Sandpiper crude oil pipeline, politicians weighed in on whether to wait for new and different pathways through Minnesota or go ahe…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

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