Minnesota
By Judge Stephen Halsey— Your ex parte motion for relief pendente lite is improperly brought and must be dismissed sua sponte but without prejudice.” Huh? Twenty words, six in Latin, completely incomprehensible legalese to all but Latin-speaking lawyers and judges.  Surveys have shown that a si...Read More
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Some people in Minnesota and other states where marijuana is illegal might buy a bag anyway, light up and think, “What’s the harm? It’s legal in Colorado and Washington, and marijuana laws in California are pretty lax. It should be legal here.” Others see marijuana as an addictive, potential...Read More
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On the morning of Thanksgiving, my wife and I saw a woman out running in shorts and a T-shirt. In the next hour or so, we spotted a bevy of pavement-traversing enthusiasts enjoying the balmy weather. Thinking this might be a record breaker of a day in terms of warmth, I grabbed only a thin [...]...Read More
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To the Editor: Shakespeare said a rose by any other name still smells as sweet. This doesn’t work in Minnesota, however. The proposed Constitutional amendments by any other title still stink. Let’s grant rights, not take them away. Twyla Ring, North Branch ...Read More
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There will be an informational meeting for kids 4th – 8th grades who wish to join the 4-H Robotics Team on Tuesday, Aug. 28 at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Wyoming at 6:30 p.m. Teams typically meet twice a week from August until the State Competition in December.  Judging at the competitio...Read More
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Jerda A. Klund, age 103, of North Branch, died on Thursday, August 2, 2012 at Ecumen North Branch. Jerda was born on June 27, 1909 at Fargo, North Dakota to parents, Edward and Alma (Anderson) Hallberg.  She attended Fairmount, North Dakota schools where she graduated. She married Malcolm Klund in ...Read More
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