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State officials in Minn. fear court ruling will let offenders go free too soon
Dakota County accepting citizen advisory committee applications
Final phase of Riverfront Renaissance ready to begin
Hastings School District and City government embrace diversity and inclusion
GOP fights Dayton effort to restrict some fertilizer use
crime and courts
Future is uncertain for Raiders golf teams
Sights from Hastings softball scrimmage at the Irish Sports Dome
Correction: Spring sports photos
Area has successful trout fishing season opener
HAST speeds through championship meets
Falteisek to perform in holiday concert in Woodbury
Mural completed for installation at Levee Park in Hastings
Health briefs: Community Conversation gets people talking about mental health
This close: Rotary clubs observe World Polio Day as disease nears eradication
'Fight the New Drug' event in Woodbury to examine effects of pornography
arts and entertainment
DAKOTA COUNTY: 5/9/18 Broadband Board Meeting
DAKOTA COUNTY: Ad For Bids - Building Automation System
HASTINGS SCHOOL DISTRICT #200: Ad for Bids-Exterior Lighting
DAKOTA COUNTY: 3-27-18 Board Minutes
PROBATE NOTICE: Howard W. Hall Estate; File No. 19HA-PR-18-234
New look at Dakota Pines to launch this season
Planet Beach moves to downtown Hastings
Ready for a sip at Spiral
First tow reaches St. Paul, signaling start to navigation season
New owners of Westview Center hope to bring it back to life
Place a Business Announcement
James "Jim" Clement
Richard "Dick" Murtaugh
Sandra L. Moon
Laurence E. Wolford
Tina Folch for House Representative
Viewpoint: Legislature running out of time to complete its work
A Bea in the Garden column: Snow stalling spring planting
Sports column: Are adults the problem?
Column: How observant are you?
Viewpoint: SMART Center will help first responders and the mentally ill
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December 11, 2017
Change in testimony delays Red Wing murder trial
A murder trial scheduled to begin Monday was pushed to February after a witness last week changed their testimony to now say they saw the April...
December 11, 2017 - 2:03pm
October 7, 2016
Update: As murderer spends life in prison, victim will be forever celebrated
Guilty of first-degree murder, Ryan David Petersen of Woodbury has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. Judge William Leary decided...
October 7, 2016 - 3:32pm
October 5, 2016
UPDATE: Judge will decide Petersen murder case Friday
Attorneys' closing arguments in the first-degree murder trial of Woodbury resident Ryan David Petersen centered around premeditation Wednesday....
October 5, 2016 - 11:58am
June 19, 2009
Price of downloading 24 songs: $2 million for Brainerd woman
MINNEAPOLIS -- A federal jury deliberated about five hours Thursday before deciding that Jammie Thomas-Rasset, a Brainerd, Minn., mother of four, should pay more than $1.9 million for willfully downloading and sharing 24 copyrighted songs. The dollar amount is about nine times what...
June 19, 2009 - 8:36am
May 13, 2009
Retrial for historic file-sharing case
DULUTH -- It appears that the nation's first music downloading case to go to trial will be retried here in June after attorneys in the case failed...
May 13, 2009 - 7:27am
February 27, 2009
Counties ordered to check ballots
ST. PAUL - Judges in the Senate election trial want county officials' help. The court on Thursday ordered 63 counties and some cities to examine...
February 27, 2009 - 8:00am
February 25, 2009
Trial digs into voter complexities
ST. PAUL - Kay Mack only talked about a handful of ballots, but her testimony Tuesday illustrated the complexity of a major issue in the U.S....
February 25, 2009 - 8:24am
February 23, 2009
Senate trial intrigue lost on observers
ST. PAUL - Minnesota voters - and even politically engaged college students - have little interest in details of the prolonged U.S. Senate election...
February 23, 2009 - 8:03am
January 27, 2009
Counties to supply ballots in Senate trial
ST. PAUL - Three judges are handling the U.S. Senate election trial, but county election workers are not done with their part in the prolonged...
January 27, 2009 - 12:00am
Woodbury woman part of Senate trial
ST. PAUL - A Woodbury woman played a minor role in an early U.S. Senate election trial controversy. Kristen Fuzer was the first witness in...
January 27, 2009 - 12:00am
January 26, 2009
Thousands of ballots at play in Senate trial
ST. PAUL - Minnesota's historic U.S. Senate election trial, to start Monday, in some ways may resemble popular television courtroom dramas. "This is going to be very much what you expect a trial to be based on watching 'L.A. Law' or 'Law and Order,'" said Marc Elias, an attorney...
January 26, 2009 - 12:00am
August 5, 2008
Prosecution rests; Franco defense witnesses testify about man leaving scene from fatal bus crash
WILLMAR -- The prosecution rested this morning, and the defense team began calling witnesses in the trial of Olga Marina Franco del Cid, 24, of Minneota. Franco is accused of a total of 24 criminal charges stemming from the fatal Feb. 19 school bus crash near Cottonwood. Three witnesses...
August 5, 2008 - 12:00am
July 31, 2008
Opening arguments set for this morning in crash trial
WILLMAR, Minn. -- Opening arguments will begin at 8 a.m. today in the trial of the Guatemalan woman accused of causing the fatal school bus crash near Cottonwood. Jury selection was completed around 2 p.m. Wednesday in the trial of Olga Marina Franco Del Cid, 24, of Minneota, who...
July 31, 2008 - 12:00am
July 10, 2008
Judge denies change of venue in Cottonwood bus crash case
MARSHALL -- The trial of Olga Marina Franco Del Cid, the 24-year-old Minneota woman charged in the fatal Cottonwood school bus crash, will begin July 28 in Kandiyohi County District Court in Willmar. In an order issued Tuesday, District Judge David W. Peterson denied a second motion...
July 10, 2008 - 12:00am