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State Sen. Sean Nienow files for bankruptcy; owes $900K

A Republican state senator who has more than $900,000 in debts has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, MPR News reports. State Sen. Sean Nienow, R-Cambridge, and his wife, Cynthia, filed for bankruptcy...

July 12, 2014

Organic farmer says he was drenched with pesticides; sues spraying company

A northwest Minnesota organic farmer is suing a pesticide company, after he claims he was sprayed with chemicals from an aerial applicator, leading to a host of health problems such as vomiting...

July 12, 2014

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4 MN Men Charged In Alleged Mortgage Fraud Scheme

The U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Thursday that four men were charged in connection with an alleged mortgage fraud scheme involving an Excelsior-based real estate firm.

July 10, 2014

Law Firm Strikes Partnership To Boost Mexico Presence

The Minneapolis-based law firm expects its new informal alignment will make it more attractive to clients doing business in Mexico.

July 09, 2014

Maple Grove City Councilwoman faces pressure to resign after serving jail time

The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office has filed an appeal in the state Court of Appeals in an effort to oust a member of Maple Grove City Council. The Star Tribune reports that Maple Grove...

July 09, 2014

Target guest with gun

Amid Debate, Target Takes Stand Against Guns In Stores

Interim CEO John Mulligan on Wednesday responded to the recent controversy of customers bringing guns into Target stores.

July 02, 2014

New laws : E-cigarette restrictions, bee studies, part-time police phased out

A number of new Minnesota laws take effect July 1, including new restrictions on where smokers can puff away on e-cigarettes. Under the new law, e-cigarette use will be banned in day care centers...

June 30, 2014

Mounting Legal Fees In Petters Case Now Top $80M

A judge recently approved roughly $3.5 million in legal and accounting fees tied to the Tom Petters bankruptcy case, reportedly bringing the tally to roughly $83 million.

June 30, 2014

FBI: Fraud scheme nets $22 million from Delta, Northwest Airlines

The FBI is investigating two men – including one from Minnesota – accused of using an elaborate scheme to defraud Delta Air Lines out of millions of dollars. Paul Anderson and Michael Yedor have...

June 27, 2014

Target Accused Of Infringing On Priceline Founder's Patent

An owner of many patents (with a history of suing big retailers) is accusing Target's online subscription service of patent infringement.

June 24, 2014

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