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Minnesota Supreme Court declines to review sentence of probation in rape case
Minn. man wants to know why a drug costs $40 in Canada, $350 in US
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Finally healthy, Michael Pineda throws first live BP for Twins
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Outdoor Notes for Feb. 17
Warroad class sheds light on careers in the outdoors
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Four Legionnaires' disease cases linked to Crookston hotel
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St. Francis Catholic Church Expansion and Remodeling
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February 2, 2019
Going from criminal defense attorney to judge, Chuck Halverson is ready
Attorney Chuck D. Halverson, who has worked in a legal capacity for 30 years in Brainerd, closed down his law firm to start his next career path...
February 2, 2019 - 11:00am
October 16, 2018
Man faces more domestic assault and stalking charges
A 31-year-old man faces felony stalking and domestic assault charges after allegedly punching a woman in the face. Wyatt Robert Kelly Aurentz...
October 16, 2018 - 5:00am
September 14, 2018
State hearing judge dismisses Pickar campaign complaint
A Fair Campaign Practices Act complaint filed against Crow Wing County sheriff candidate Pat Pickar was dismissed. Baxter resident Michael Murphy...
September 14, 2018 - 7:00am
June 13, 2018
On the field and in court, a successful life: Alan Page shares insights at Crosby event
CROSBY—From the the football fields in the National Football League to the courtrooms in the Minnesota Supreme Court, Alan Cedric Page...
June 13, 2018 - 8:00am
May 30, 2018
Minnesota judicial board reprimands judge over his DWI
ST. PAUL—A Ramsey County judge convicted of a DWI earlier this year has been publicly reprimanded for his conduct by the Minnesota Board...
May 30, 2018 - 9:16pm
April 25, 2018
Brainerd man faces sexual assault charges
A 24-year-old Brainerd man is accused of raping a 15-year-old girl and assaulting her older sister. Carlton Lorenzo Sturkey was charged Thursday,...
April 25, 2018 - 4:00am
March 23, 2018
Judge tells Twin Cities cop 'I am a Ramsey County judge,' gets DUI anyway
As a St. Paul police officer told a suspected drunk driver to get in his squad car, the man responded, “I am a Ramsey County judge” and asked...
March 23, 2018 - 8:43pm
March 9, 2018
Judge sentences Pierz man to prison for sexually abusing a minor
A 38-year-old Pierz man who admitted to sexually abusing a minor victim was sentenced Wednesday to 41 months in prison. Jason Frederick Harrison...
March 9, 2018 - 6:00am
January 10, 2018
Brainerd man allegedly swings machete at victims
A 55-year-old Brainerd man faces six criminal charges after allegedly swinging a machete at people. Edward Alexander Cox was charged Tuesday...
January 10, 2018 - 6:00am
Charges: Brainerd man shoots woman's cat, 2 others
A 38-year-old Brainerd man faces three felony animal mistreatment and torture charges after allegedly killing a cat named Tig and two other cats...
January 10, 2018 - 4:00am
January 5, 2018
St. Paul lawyer sworn in as Minnesota's first Hmong-American judge
ST. PAUL — Sophia Vuelo is blunt when she describes the state her family was in when they left a refugee camp in Thailand some 40 years...
January 5, 2018 - 10:45am
January 2, 2018
Judge admits New Year's DUI, apologizes to 'all of Minnesota'
ST. PAUL—A Ramsey County District Court judge who was charged with drinking and driving in St. Paul early on New Year's Day pleaded guilty...
January 2, 2018 - 9:07pm
December 29, 2017
Other Opinion: #MeToo reaches the judiciary
Federal appeals court judge Alex Kozinski has long been an icon in the American legal community. Young lawyers who clerked in his chambers often went on to do the same work for Supreme Court justices. He was known for his brilliance and lively writing style. And now, he has resigned...
December 29, 2017 - 10:30am
June 7, 2017
Trump nominates U.S. District Court judge in Fargo to federal appeals court
FARGO — Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., announced that President Trump has nominated U.S. District Judge Ralph Erickson to a seat on the 8th...
June 7, 2017 - 7:20pm
May 24, 2017
Byron Smith fate for a new trial is in federal magistrate judge's hands
The fate of whether Byron Smith, a convicted killer, gets a new trial is now in the hands of a federal magistrate judge. Smith, 68, was convicted...
May 24, 2017 - 5:00am