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In brief: April 18
Helmet Heroes protect kids’ noggins
Community support drives M-Club banquet
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Bayside chatter: April 11
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On faith: Good Friday’s gift
Gert's Dirt: Foods that double as cleaning agents
Poetry: Caroline’s House
Legal Learning: A man who walks with bears
Letter to the editor: A spring tradition
Bonnie Jean (Puent) Harrington Jan. 12, 1952 - April 5, 2014
Herbert L. Kisling
Frank Robert Thomson Jr
Northland Smart Shopper
Local artist appears on The Playlist
Adoptable pet: April 18
Finland News: April 18
Lake Co. Past: April 18
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2014 Two Harbors Walleye Fishing League
Spring strolling kickoff
DNR Question of the week: April 11
Traditional spearfishing to include Lake County waters
April 18, 2014
Legal Learning: A man who walks with bears
From James H. Manahan, J.D. A trial that recently took place in St. Paul provided a fascinating look at Dr. Lynn Rogers of Ely, the “man who walks with bears”. Lynn Rogers, age 75, has been studying black bears for almost 50 years. He began as a doctoral student at the University...
21 hours 16 min ago
April 8, 2014
Legal Learning: County responds to violence against women (and men)
James H. Manahan, J.D. Most people haven’t heard of the Coordinated Community Response Team (CCRT) here in Lake County – it’s only two years old. Every month, representatives of numerous agencies in the county get together to coordinate their response to sexual assault and...
April 8, 2014 - 10:42am
March 21, 2014
Legal Learning: Kathy and Val, happily married at last
From James H. Manahan, J.D. It has now been eight months since same-sex marriage became legal in Minnesota. So far at least 2,934 same-sex couples have wed in cities and towns across Minnesota, according to statistics compiled by the Minneapolis Star- Tribune. In Hennepin County...
March 21, 2014 - 2:20pm
January 3, 2014
Legal Learning: Bobbi and the Safe Harbor Law
James H. Manahan, J.D. Bobbi Larson of Two Harbors recently allowed the Minneapolis Star Tribune to report her history of being a victim of child sex trafficking. Local people, she says, are calling her now to tell her they’re proud of her. Many adolescent girls in Minnesota...
January 3, 2014 - 12:39pm
December 20, 2013
Legal Learning: U.S. Supreme Court not so liberal
From James H. Manahan, J.D. The recent decision of the United States Supreme Court invalidating Defense of Marriage Act has led many to believe that the Court has become much more liberal, like a branch of the ACLU that now protects the rights of minorities. That case struck down...
December 20, 2013 - 10:36am
December 6, 2013
Legal learning: How should we choose judges?
It was pretty amazing to see all the groups that got together recently to sponsor a meeting at the DECC in Duluth. The AFL-CIO and the Chamber of Commerce. The League of Women Voters, Common Cause, and the Bar Association. Former governors Al Quie (R), Wendell Anderson (D), and Arne...
December 6, 2013 - 2:16pm
November 22, 2013
Legal learning: The Silver Bay Spur Station case
When they bought the old Amoco station in Silver Bay, it seemed like an ideal location. Right on the corner of Outer Drive (the main entrance into town) and Highway 61 (the only highway along the North Shore). The buyers (Donna Knaffla McCurdy, Bobbi Boman, and Danny Knaffla) changed...
November 22, 2013 - 12:33pm
October 31, 2013
Legal learning: Head shop case raises questions
Everybody seemed happy when Jim Carlson, the head shop guy in Duluth, was convicted. Everybody, that is, except people concerned about the rule of law and constitutional rights. They had some doubts. Carlson is the owner of The Last Place on Earth in downtown Duluth. He sold such...
October 31, 2013 - 12:18pm
October 11, 2013
Legal learning: A bit about Judge Cuzzo
In November, 2010, Michael Cuzzo was elected district court judge in the 6th Judicial District. The 6th District covers the Arrowhead region of Minnesota - Cook, Lake, St. Louis, and Carlton Counties. A majority of the voters (61percent) in Cook County and Lake County voted for...
October 11, 2013 - 4:59pm
October 4, 2013
Legal learning: The saga of baby Veronica, Native American child
Baby Veronica, whose father is Native American (a member of the Cherokee Nation), has become famous even though she is only four years old. Her custody battle has been fought in Oklahoma, South Carolina, and the U.S. Supreme Court, but is relevant to Native American adoptions everywhere,...
October 4, 2013 - 1:07pm
July 5, 2013
Legal learning: What to make of the Lou's Fish House case?
Three women who worked for Lou's Fish House sued their employer and its owner, Brian Zapolski, claiming that he sexually harassed them in violation of the Minnesota Human Rights Act.
July 5, 2013 - 2:26pm