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Real Estate Showcase
January 15, 2010
Developer wants new trial in suit against Afton
Afton's legal fees associated with the GJ&M lawsuit are starting to pile up, but this may not be the end of the issue. One of developer Gordy Jarvis' attorneys, Daniel J. Cragg said that GJ&M is currently seeking a new trial based on the judge's ruling regarding the damages and...
January 15, 2010 - 12:34pm
December 2, 2009
Afton takes the stand
One of the biggest thorns in Afton's side -- its lawsuit with GJ&M -- could be resolved this week. The case of GJ&M Development Inc. v. Afton began Monday, Nov. 30 at the Washington County Courthouse in Stillwater. Judge Mary Hannon heard the case. The initial lawsuit between Afton...
December 2, 2009 - 9:16am
October 14, 2009
Afton ordered to pay developer $60K
The city of Afton has had to pay $60,000 to GJ & M Development due to the city staff's failure to produce requested documents relating to the company's lawsuit against the city in a "timely fashion," city officials confirmed. City officials said they plan to appeal the order. "The...
October 14, 2009 - 9:45am
September 28, 2009
Trial set in city lawsuit
A contractor's lawsuit against the city of Woodbury over a four-year-old road project is headed for trial. A recent mediation session with the city and Danner Inc., general contractor on a Weir Drive improvement project, failed to produce a settlement, attorneys for the two parties...
September 28, 2009 - 10:18am
July 29, 2009
Local man sues to save home
A Woodbury man who lost his house to foreclosure is among homeowners suing to block foreclosures in Minnesota. Johnson Sendolo bought his Leyland...
July 29, 2009 - 11:39am
June 24, 2009
Afton settlement almost reached
The Afton City Council is one step closer to eliminating the lawsuit with FOC, LLC and Atomic Properties now that the settlement agreement has reached its final stages. At its June 16 meeting, the council approved the necessary ordinance amendments relating to impervious surface...
June 24, 2009 - 9:40am
April 16, 2009
Appeals court dismisses lawsuit on boundary decision
School District 833 received notice from the Minnesota Court of Appeals that an appeal challenging the district's attendance boundary decisions has been dismissed, according to a press release from the school district. The dismissal order received by the district quotes Minn. St...
April 16, 2009 - 12:52pm
April 15, 2009
Afton reaches settlement in lawsuit
The city of Afton has reached a settlement agreement with FOC, LLC and Atomic Properties in the lawsuit against the city. The settlement agreement was approved at a special meeting Tuesday, April 14. The lawsuit was brought upon the city in 2007 after the plaintiffs had purchased...
April 15, 2009 - 11:30am
Woodbury woman among frustrated voters turning to courts
ST. PAUL - June Srok doesn't understand why a minor error prevented her vote from being counted. Srok, 75, said she voted absentee last year...
January 15, 2009 - 12:00pm
January 7, 2009
Senate race long ways from over
ST. PAUL -- Al Franken entered halftime of Minnesota's U.S. Senate race in the lead, but Norm Coleman is hoping for a come-from-behind victory....
January 7, 2009 - 12:00am
November 3, 2008
Coleman calls lawsuit sleazy
ST. PAUL - The October surprise came with not a day to spare. On the final day of the month known for election-year bombshells, U.S. Sen. Norm...
November 3, 2008 - 12:00am
October 27, 2008
Victory of sorts for both sides in lawsuit
It was a victory of sorts for both sides in the latest twist in the tale of one of Afton's lawsuits. Friday, Oct. 24 saw both sides in the case of GJ&M Development against the city of Afton back in court. A judgment that Afton should hand over a number of undisclosed documents to...
October 27, 2008 - 5:28pm
Afton hit by yet another lawsuit
Afton is on the receiving end of another lawsuit. According to the city administrator, Jim Norman, the city received notification of the legal action by Grand Garages (Riverbank Exchange, LLC) on Oct.
October 27, 2008 - 1:25pm
September 10, 2008
Complaint: FOC, LLC vs. City of Afton
STATE OF MINNESOTA DISTRICT COURT COUNTY OF WASHINGTON TENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT Case Type: Other Civil (Declaratory Judgment) Court File No.: ______________ FOC, LLC., a Minnesota Limited Liability Company and Atomic Properties, LLC., a...
September 10, 2008 - 12:00am
July 2, 2008
Wal-Mart is ordered to pay for labor law violations
MINNEAPOLIS -- A judge has ruled against Wal-Mart in a class-action lawsuit, saying the discount retailer violated state labor laws 2 million times by cutting worker break time and "willfully" allowing employees to work off the clock. Dakota County Judge Robert King Jr.
July 2, 2008 - 12:00am