Minnesota Appeals Court Blocks Key Permit For PolyMet MineA state appeals court has blocked a key permit for the proposed PolyMet copper-nickel mine in northeastern Minnesota.
Appeals Court Grants Child Abuser's Release From ProgramA Minnesota appeals court has upheld a decision to discharge a repeat child molester from the state's sex offender program.
Minn. School Of Business, Globe Ordered To Repay Illegal LoansThousands of former students of The Minnesota School of Business or Globe University could have their loans repaid. The state Court of Appeals says the high interest loans were illegal.
MN Supreme Court Upholds Audit LawThe legal saga began after the Legislature passed a law allowing more counties to hire private firms for annual financial audits.
State Will Appeal Sex Offender's DischargeKirk Fugelseth admits to abusing 31 victims, mostly boys ages 3-14.
Dayton Appoints Florey Court Of AppealsGov. Mark Dayton has appointed a new judge to the Minnesota Court of Appeals. The Democratic governor named James Florey to the court's Eighth Congressional District seat on Tuesday.
Court Of Appeals Affirms Man's Discharge From Sex Offender ProgramThe decision comes in the case of Eugene Kropp, 74, who was committed to the Minnesota Sex Offender Program, also known as MSOP, in 1998 after a history of molesting boys.
Court Rejects Parents' Appeal On Stillwater School ClosuresThe Minnesota Court of Appeals has rejected an effort by a group of parents to save three Stillwater elementary schools from closure, but the dispute isn't over.
Court: Man's Rights Not Violated When Ordered To Give Fingerprint To Unlock PhoneThe Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that a judge's ruling requiring a man to provide a fingerprint to unlock a cellphone was constitutional.
MN Appeals Court Upholds Conviction Of Right-To-Die GroupA Minnesota appeals court has upheld the conviction of a national right-to-die group that was found guilty of assisting in the 2007 suicide of a Minnesota woman.
Appeals Court Rules Death Wish Against Trooper Wasn't Actual ThreatThe Minnesota Court of Appeals says merely expressing hope that someone will become subject to violence isn't enough to convict them of actually threatening violence.
Minn. Supreme Court: Warrantless Blood & Urine Tests UnconstitutionalThe Minnesota Supreme Court has upheld a Minnesota Court of Appeals decision that a blood or urine test administered without a warrant is unconstitutional.
Pine River Dairy Farmers Win Appeal Against Crow Wing Power CompanyA dairy farm in Pine River will be able to reopen after a court ruled in its favor Tuesday. A Minnesota Court of Appeals upheld a Cass County ruling declaring that Crow Wing Power & Light Company acted in negligence for years, causing Randy and Peggy Norman to lose their dairy farm.
Enbridge: Sandpiper Pipeline Delayed Until 2019Enbridge Energy Partners says it expects to push back until 2019 the start-up dates for its proposed Sandpiper pipeline and a replacement for its existing Line 3 pipeline because of a court-ordered environmental review. Company officials told analysts Wednesday the projects probably won't go into service until early 2019.
Fmr. Supreme Court Candidate's Test-Refusal Conviction AffirmedThe Minnesota Court of Appeals has affirmed the test-refusal conviction of a former Supreme Court candidate who was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving.