Tag Archives: Susan Gaertner

RNC 8 case ends with plea bargains

The four remaining members of the so-called RNC 8 pleaded guilty this morning to gross misdemeanor charges that will not result in any jail time. Defendants Rob Czernick and Max Spektor pleaded to one count each of conspiracy to commit riot, while Garrett Fitzgerald and Nathanael Secor pleaded to one count each of conspiracy to destroy property.

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Near-record number of candidates vie to win the DFL nomination to replace retiring Moua

When Kathy Lantry’s mom was growing up in the Dayton’s Bluff neighborhood of St. Paul in the 1940s, the Sacred Heart Church held Masses in both English and German. Today the Roman Catholic parish still conducts Mass in a pair of languages, but the non-English service has changed to Spanish.

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Fall elections to change face of metro law enforcement

Three chief county prosecutors in the seven-county Twin Cities metropolitan area, with a combined 55 years of experience, are leaving their jobs at the end of the year and triggering something of a shakeup among metro county attorneys.

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Facebook group urges DFL candidates to abide by endorsement

A Facebook group launched a day after Margaret Anderson Kelliher was endorsed by the Minnesota DFL to run for governor is urging Mark Dayton and Matt Entenza to abide by the endorsement and not put their name on the August primary ballot.

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What happens in Duluth: a convention FAQ

Heading north this weekend to steep yourself in DFL politics? Got questions? Fear not – we’re here to help.

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DFL endorsements: Pre-convention edition

PIM will be in Duluth this weekend for comprehensive coverage of the DFL convention. The big story, of course, is the contest for the DFL endorsement for governor. We introduced this chart of endorsements last Fall, and now present the updated version, just a few days before.

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