By Terry Lehrke, News Editor The Little Falls City Council again approved a settlement between the city and resident Robin Hensel. The vote was 6-2 with Council Member Frank Gosiak and Mayor Cathy VanRisseghem voting no. In April the city and Hensel came to an agreement, which was approved by the Council, but Hensel asked to [...]
By Patrick Slack, Staff Writer With no admission of liability by any party, the city of Little Falls approved a settlement with Robin Hensel in the Hensel v. City of Little Falls lawsuit Monday. The settlement resolved the claim that the city restricted Hensel’s free speech with its old bench ordinance. The city declined Hensel’s request [...]
By Terry Lehrke, News Editor A federal judge dismissed most of Robin Hensel’s complaints against the city of Little Falls Wednesday, Jan. 8. Attorney Larry Frost filed the lawsuit against the city on Hensel’s behalf in May 2012. The lawsuit alleged the city violated Hensel’s constitutional right to free speech, when she was asked to remove [...]
By Terry Lehrke, News Editor A hearing for cross-motions for summary judgment in Robin Hensel’s free speech lawsuit against the city of Little Falls has been cancelled. The oral arguments were first scheduled for Dec. 10 in Federal Court in Duluth. The hearing was then rescheduled to Dec. 17 at the Federal Courthouse in St. Paul. [...]
Oral arguments in Robin Hensel’s free speech lawsuit against the city of Little Falls have been rescheduled to Tuesday, Dec. 17 at the Federal Courthouse in St. Paul. They are set to begin at 9 a.m. in the courtrooms at the Federal Building in St. Paul. The arguments are open to the public.
By Terry Lehrke, News Editor Oral arguments in Robin Hensel’s free speech lawsuit against the city of Little Falls are set to begin at the Federal Courthouse in Duluth, Wednesday, Dec. 11, at 11 a.m. A motion has been filed by defense counsel Paul Reuvers for a summary judgment to dismiss the case. Attorney Larry Frost [...]