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Farmington supports passenger rail study
County Board approves final levy of $129 million
County board approves final levy of $129 million
School taxes will go up despite concerns
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Farmington grad Phu sets state weightlifting records
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Your weekend: Christmas in the Village returns this weekend
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November 3, 2010
First District: Clark tops Blakely in judicial race
In a rare defeat of an incumbent judge, Red Wing resident Larry Clark unseated Judge Timothy Blakely in the First Judicial District. Clark, an assistant Dakota County attorney, said called the victory "an extreme honor." "This is the highest honor I think an attorney can achieve,"...
November 3, 2010 - 1:15pm
October 28, 2010
Endorsement: Time is right for Blakely to leave bench
Tim Blakely will face the ultimate jury of his peers Tuesday, when voters will decide whether his unethical behavior warrants removal from the First Judicial District bench. We believe he must go. We say that not only because he's an embarrassment and hasn't been seen in his chambers...
opinion / editorials / politics
October 28, 2010 - 10:46am
Letter: Clark is the right choice for judge
To the editor, I write in support of Larry Clark in his effort to be elected as a judge in the First Judicial District. Larry Clark has been endorsed by five county attorneys in this district because he is clearly the most qualified candidate for the position. Larry Clark has been...
opinion / letters / politics
October 28, 2010 - 10:36am
October 21, 2010
First District Judge: Timothy Blakely, incumbent
The Judicial system is facing increasing cost pressures. Other than increased funding, what steps can be taken to increase efficiency in the courts and still afford individuals due process under the law? We mustn't confuse the desire for efficiency with our constitutional mandate...
news / politics
October 21, 2010 - 2:21pm
First District Judge: Larry Clark
The judicialsystem is facing increasing cost pressures. Other than increased funding, what steps can be taken to increase efficiency in the courts and still afford individuals due process under the law? The judiciary is suffering budget constraints, just like everyone else, and...
news / politics
October 21, 2010 - 2:20pm
September 13, 2010
Lawyers back Clark for First District judge
Voters may have backed a Goodhue County judge in the August primary election, but a poll of Minnesota lawyers shows overwhelming support for his opponent. According to a poll conducted by the Minnesota State Bar Association, Larry Clark leads incumbent Timothy Blakely 72 to 28 percent...
news / politics
September 13, 2010 - 3:00pm
August 5, 2010
Unusual First District race among primary battles
Farmington has no local primary races, but there is still reason for voters to cast their ballots Aug. 10. Voting is from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. There is a race for one of the 1st District judges' position, currently held by Timothy Blakely. Stephen Baker and Larry Clark are challenging...
news / politics
August 5, 2010 - 9:49am
May 14, 2009
Panel says judge should be removed
The Minnesota Board on Judicial Standards has recommended that Dakota County Judge Timothy Blakely be removed from office. The board's recommendation was announced Monday, May 11. The board ruled Blakely acted inappropriately when he offered to refer pre-trial mediations over which...
May 14, 2009 - 2:50pm
July 17, 2008
Four indicted over attempt to intimidate judge
A Stillwater resident is one of four Twin Cities men indicted in federal court this week for attempting to prevent a U.S. District Court judge from performing her duties. John Howard Pelton, 67, was charged with one count of conspiracy to impede an officer and one count of obstruction...
July 17, 2008 - 12:00am
May 12, 2008
Judges: reject Big Stone II request
ST. PAUL - A judicial panel recommends the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission reject an electric transmission project in western Minnesota that is linked to the proposed Big Stone II power plant. The decision Friday by Minnesota administrative law judges is a setback to a group...
May 12, 2008 - 12:00am