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No charges in fatal crash last October
Wild turkey hunters asked to help with avian flu efforts
Red Flag Warning Today
Meetings to shed light on proposed new trail
Law enforcement blotter: April 16, 2015
Sports roundup from Friday, April 17
Sports schedule for Saturday, April 18
Sports roundup from Thursday, April 16
Kreft represents WCA at Tipsinah
Minnewaska girls golf wins two WCC meets
Rebuilding with song
Central Minnesota Boys Choir to perform at First Lutheran Church
April 24 fundraiser to benefit New Testament Christian School
Lunch to honor law enforcement officials
Douglas County Cemetery Association to host annual meeting
Engaged - Braford and Baas
Births - Douglas County Hospital through April 6, 2015
Engaged - Reil and Nagel
Engaged - Lynch and Tvrdik
Engaged - Owen and Moran
Wildlife of Douglas county: Wild turkey
Fight against AIS continues
Alexandria's LeRoy Ras among fishing royalty
Governor Dayton calls for stricter poaching laws
Cards’ program continues to grow
Funeral - Robert Pappenfus, 87
Memorial Service - Signe Krafthefer, 87
Memorial Service - John Eiesland, 74
Fern Klotz, 85
Wayne Pitcher, 97
The true meaning of Easter was shared
National Public Health Week celebrates 20th anniversary
Privileged to have Dr. Gess in community
Butt billboard started cancer discussion
More double-talk and shell games
Farmer donates $2,500 to Brandon-Evansville schools
Protect your birds from H5N2 Avian Influenza
For the love of water: Become a volunteer water monitor
Assistance to help honeybee, livestock, farm-raised fish producers
Permit needed when applying chemicals through irrigation system
First solar sale
WCI named a top Minnesota grantmaker
Funding available for home repairs
Operation Round Up grants announced
Greeley Plumbing, Heating and A/C recognized nationally as 2015 Bryant Circle of Champions
Hires and Promotions
On The Street
June 19, 2013
How to assert your legal rights as a consumer
Most companies understand that it is usually beneficial to try to find a solution to a consumer's concerns. Companies don't want unhappy consumers to complain and use a competitor's service or product. Keep in mind the following points when filing a complaint about a product or service...
news / state
June 19, 2013 - 12:00am
February 2, 2011
Your legal rights: Don't get 'crammed'
Most people don't know that their telephone bill can sometimes be used liked a credit card; with third party companies placing charges for unrelated services or merchandise on the phone bill. As a result, people are surprised when they find charges on their phone bill for unrelated...
February 2, 2011 - 12:00am
January 10, 2011
Minnesota attorney general sues telephone bill 'crammer'
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson has filed a lawsuit against a Pennsylvania-based company that placed charges of over $15 per month for long distance calling minutes on the phone bills of unsuspecting Minnesota residents without their authorization. The practice by which third...
January 10, 2011 - 11:29am
October 29, 2010
Attorney general candidates show very different priorities
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson puts consumer protection at or near the top of her priority list. Her main challenger, Chris Barden, talks first about suing the federal government over health care reform, followed by election law changes and says that after 40...
government / news / state
October 29, 2010 - 12:00am
August 11, 2010
Job seekers: Beware of employment scams
Editor's note: The following was provided by the Office of Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson. In this troubled economy, thousands of Minnesotans are without work. The state faces some of the worst unemployment figures in decades. Other people report that their hours have been...
August 11, 2010 - 12:00am
July 9, 2010
Your legal rights: Have you looked at your credit report lately?
From the Office of Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson Major national credit bureaus maintain a "credit report" on virtually every American adult citizen. Your credit report contains information about your bill-paying history, the number and types of accounts you have, late...
July 9, 2010 - 12:00am
April 3, 2010
Attorney general sues three online payday lenders
Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson filed three separate lawsuits this week against online payday lenders that made instant short-term loans over the Internet to Minnesota citizens that grossly exceeded the interest rates allowed under state law and otherwise failed to comply...
April 3, 2010 - 8:17am