MSBA Legal News Digest

Minnesota Legal News | Wednesday, January 28, 2015

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  • City councils balance safety, openness. Keeping public meetings open while keeping those in attendance safe is a balancing act for local governments. Go to St. Cloud Times Header

  • New trial denied in Crow Wing Power stray voltage case. There will be no new trial in the case of stray voltage impacting a Pine River dairy farm operation, a Cass County judge ruled Wednesday [Jan. 21]. Go to Pineandlakes Echo Journal Header

  • Minnesota Vikings owners ordered to pay $2 million to business partners. A Superior Court judge on Friday [Jan . 23] denied a bid by the Wilf family, owners of the Minnesota Vikings, to overturn a ruling that ordered them to pay a group of former business partners $2 million, according to Bill Wichert of NJ.com. Go to Sports Illustrated Header

  • Domestic violence deaths are down, but one group says 'we have to do better'. The number of Minnesotans who died as a result of domestic violence dropped last year compared to 2013. The Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women's annual Femicide Report found there were at least 23 deaths linked to domestic violence in 2014. Go to Bring Me The News Header

  • Duluth doctor sued over Minnetonka Country Club's closure. A Duluth physician is being sued in connection with the closing of the longtime family business -- the Minnetonka Country Club -- and for agreeing to sell the 117-acre property to a developer to make way for a housing subdivision. Go to Pioneer Press Header

  • 1 charge dropped against mom who gave son cannabis oil. A judge has dismissed one of two charges against a Minnesota woman who gave her son cannabis oil for chronic pain. Go to National Public Radio Header

  • Hoffman Pleads Guilty In Arden Hills Gas Station Murder. The man accused of killing his former boyfriend and business partner in an Arden Hills gas station parking lot last summer has pleaded guilty Friday [Jan. 23] afternoon. Go to WCCO Header

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