Hensel, Little Falls settle lawsuit


The Little Falls City Council and peace activist Robin Hensel have reached tentative agreement on a 2012 First Amendment lawsuit she filed against the city.

The council Monday voted 6-1, with one abstention, to approve the settlement. The settlement states the following terms:

• There is no admission of liability by any party.

• Hensel will receive the right to rent advertising space on a bench on Little Falls City Hall property.

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet?

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at and we can help you.

Mike O'Rourke
Mike O'Rourke began his career at the Brainerd Dispatch in 1978 as a general assignment reporter. He was named city editor in 1981 and associate editor in 1999. He covers politics and writes features and editorials.
(218) 855-5860