Minnesota Court of Appeals Published Opinions
Minnesota Court of Appeals
April - June 2001
Published Opinions

June 26, 2001

  • C0-00-1461, C8-00-1563, Medtronic,Inc., Respondent, vs. Advanced Bionics Corporation, et al., Appellants.
  • C0-00-1881, Chuck Niewind, d/b/a C&N Construction, a sole proprietorship, Appellant, vs. Keith L. Carlson, et al., Co-trustees of the Jane Lash Carlson Trust u/a May 3, 1989, Respondents, Rapid Trust, et al., Third-Party Defendants.
  • C0-01-224, In Re the Matter of: Kathleen M. Doering, petitioner, Respondent, vs. Chester H. Doering, Jr., Appellant.
  • C1-00-2179, Gloria L. Kolton, Appellant, vs. County of Anoka, defendant and third-party plaintiff, Respondent, vs. Allan T. Roth, individually and d/b/a A. T. Group, Respondent, Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, Respondent.
  • C3-00-2152, Currie State Bank, Respondent, vs. Douglas Schmitz, Appellant.
  • C3-01-24, Health Personnel, Appellant, vs. Karen Peterson, Respondent.
  • C4-00-1365, State of Minnesota, Respondent, vs. Peter Allen Colvin, Appellant.
  • C6-00-1934, Kimberly Uthe, Respondent, vs. Eileen Baker, Appellant.
  • C6-00-2209, C7-00-2221, State of Minnesota, Plaintiff (C6-00-2209), Appellant (C7-00-2221), vs. Christina Joy Botsford, Defendant (C6-00-2209), Respondent (C7-00-2221).

    June 19, 2001

  • C2-00-1557, In Re the Marriage of Bradley Alan Fitzgerald, petitioner, Respondent, vs. Laurie Anne Fitzgerald, Appellant.
  • C3-01-55, John L. Kipp, et al., Appellants, vs. Thomas Sweno, Respondent.
  • C6-00-1870, C2-00-1963, David E. Mollico, Respondent, vs. Evelyn L. Mollico, Respondent (C6-00-1870), Scott Lucia, Respondent (C6-00-1870), Appellant (C2-00-1963), Peggy A. Nelson, f/k/a Peggy A. Scheall, et al., Defendants, Phyllis R. Bazso, a/k/a Phyllis L. Bazso, Respondent (C6-00-1870), and Evelyn Mollico, third-party plaintiff, Respondent (C6-00-1870), vs. Richard D. Kolu, third-party defendant, Appellant (C6-00-1870).
  • C8-00-1871, Byrdie K. Reierson, Relator, vs. City of Hibbing, Respondent.
  • C2-00-2238, State of Minnesota, Appellant, vs. Janet Kay Anhalt, Respondent.

    June 12, 2001

  • C4-00-2046, Peter W. Morton, Respondent, vs. Gregg N. Dyste, M.D., Appellant.
  • C4-01-145, In Re the Application of: Sharif Ali Sharif Salah, petitioner, Appellant, vs. Naima S. Awes, a/k/a Naimo Sheck Awes, Respondent.
  • C5-00-1715, In Re the Matter of: Leon James Preston.
  • C5-00-2086, Lauriel Johnson, Appellant, vs. St. Paul Guardian Insurance Company, Respondent.
  • C7-00-2185, Gina Marie Gerding, petitioner, Appellant, vs. Commissioner of Public Safety, Respondent.
  • C8-01-18, Brookdale Pontiac-GMC, Appellant, vs. Federated Insurance, Respondent.

    June 5, 2001

  • C0-00-1198, State of Minnesota, Respondent, vs. Robert Lee Valentine, Appellant.
  • C2-00-1476, State of Minnesota, Respondent, vs. Mark Charles Oberg, Appellant.
  • C2-01-46, In the Matter of Lashawnda Brown.
  • C3-00-1583, In the Matter of the Welfare of: S.S.E.
  • C3-00-1907, State of Minnesota, Respondent, vs. Derrick Eugene Bradley, Appellant.
  • C7-00-2039, Daniel Lee Schumacher, Appellant, vs. Lee Krone Schumacher, et al., Respondents.
  • C8-00-2227, D.M.S., Appellant, vs. Kennedy Barber, Defendant, The Professional Association of Treatment Homes (PATH), a non-profit Minnesota Corporation, Respondent.
  • C9-00-1183, State of Minnesota, Respondent, vs. Michael Allen Hatfield, Appellant.

    May 29, 2001

  • C0-00-1315, In Re the Marriage of: Steven Walter Prahl, petitioner, Appellant, vs. Jana Lise-Ulland Prahl, Respondent.
  • C0-00-1654, In Re the Marriage of: Audrey C. Johnson, petitioner, Appellant, vs. James V. Johnson, Respondent.
  • C2-00-1803, Shaw Acquisition Company, d/b/a Stewart Lumber Company, Respondent, vs. The Bank of Elk River, Appellant.
  • C4-00-1544, State of Minnesota, Respondent, vs. Jack Leroy Stempf, Appellant.
  • C4-00-2032, Bruce Rollins, Appellant, vs. Cardinal Stritch University, Respondent.
  • C4-00-2161, Ted Gradjelick, et al., Appellants, vs. Leland Hance, et al., Respondents, Connie Jo Klosterman, Respondents.
  • C6-00-1948, State of Minnesota, Plaintiff, vs. Larry Foster, Defendant.
  • C9-00-1815, In the Matter of the Financial Responsibility of Foster Care Services Provided to T.W.
  • CX-00-2097, Lawrence A. Jacobson, et al., Appellants, vs. Board of Trustees of the Teachers Retirement Association, an Agency of the State of Minnesota, et al., Respondents.

    May 22, 2001

  • C0-00-1704, Richard K. McNamara, et al., petitioners, Appellants, vs. Office of Strategic and Long Range Planning, et al., Respondents, Town of Forest Lake, Appellant, City of Forest Lake, Respondent, Resident Annexation Petitioners (One Great Forest Lake), Respondent, Independent School District No. 831, et al., Respondents Below.
  • C1-00-1484, Lowell W. Gunderson, Appellant, vs. Alliance of Computer Professionals, Inc., et al., Respondents.
  • C3-00-2104, Amco Insurance Company, Respondent, vs. Independent School District #622, Appellant.
  • C5-00-1150, State of Minnesota, Respondent, vs. Mantu Manier Craven, Appellant.
  • C6-00-1500, J.W., a minor, by and through his mother, D.W., petitioner, Appellant, vs. C.M., a minor, and A.K.M., an infant child of C.M., Respondents, and Terry Braun, et al., Respondents.
  • C7-00-1599, Chancellor Manor, Respondent, vs. Patsy Thibodeaux, Appellant.

    May 15, 2001

  • C2-00-1145, State of Minnesota, Respondent, vs. David Fedor, Appellant.
  • C3-00-1566, State of Minnesota, Respondent, vs. Joel William Schrupp, Appellant.
  • C4-00-1107, State of Minnesota, Respondent, vs. Michael Warren Pinkerton, Appellant.
  • C4-00-1379, R. Edwin Powell, et al., Respondents, vs. MVE Holdings, Inc., et al., Appellants, MVE Investors, LLC., et al., Defendants.
  • C5-00-1925, Kari Loven, et al., Appellants, vs. City of Minneapolis, et al., Respondents, Federal Signal Corporation, et al., Defendants, AND Kelsey Loven, a minor, by her father and natural guardian, Kyle A. Loven, and Kyle A. Loven, individually, Appellants, vs. City of Minneapolis, et al., Respondents, AND Jean M. Lanz, Appellant, vs. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, Defendant, City of Minneapolis, et al., Respondents.
  • C8-00-1885, Stacey A. Flynn, Appellant, vs. American Home Products Corporation, et al., Respondents.
  • C8-00-1935, Jean Teffeteller; as trustee for the heirs of Thad Roddy, Appellant, vs. University of Minnesota, d/b/a University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinics, Respondent, Pediatric Research and Education Foundation, Respondent.
  • C9-00-1703, In re: the June 9, 2000 Fence Viewing Petition of Gary Bailey.

    May 8, 2001

  • C2-00-2188, State of Minnesota, Appellant, vs. Juan Lopez Ortiz, Respondent.
  • C3-00-1518, Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church of Hastings, a Minnesota Non-Profit Corporation, Respondent, vs. Hope Lutheran Church of Hastings, Minnesota, a Minnesota Non-Profit Corporation, and Greg Collins, Appellants.
  • C4-00-1964, State of Minnesota, Appellant, vs. Brian Russell Tomaino, Respondent.
  • C6-00-2050, Mark P. Wiegel, and the City of St. Paul Police Federation, Appellants, vs. The City of St. Paul and John C. Hamilton, Director of the Office of Human Resources, Respondents, Gerald A. Simon, Allen J. Leopold and St. Paul Fire Fighters Local 21, Appellants, vs. The City of St. Paul and John C. Hamilton, Director of the Office of Human Resources, Respondents.
  • C7-00-1439, In Re the Marriage of: Kimberly Ann Duffney, petitioner, Appellant, vs. Scott Anthony Duffney, Respondent.
  • C7-00-713, State of Minnesota, Respondent, vs. Tou L. Yang, Appellant.
  • C8-00-1613, Rodney LeVake, Appellant, vs. Independent School District #656; Keith Dixon, Superintendent; Dave Johnson, Principal; and Cheryl Freund, Curriculum Director, Respondents.
  • CX-00-1449, Soo Line Railroad Company, Relator, vs. City of Minneapolis, Respondent.

    May 1, 2001

  • C4-00-1656, In Re the Marriage of: Barbara A. Richter, petitioner, Respondent, vs. Kevin J. Richter, Appellant.
  • C7-00-1232, State of Minnesota, Respondent, vs. Brian Henry Rhode, Appellant.
  • C8-00-1465, Kirk N. Gomon, et al., etc., Appellants, vs. Northland Family Physicians, Ltd. and Harvey D. Smith, M.D., Respondents.

    April 24, 2001

  • C2-00-1851, State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, Appellant, vs. Universal Underwriters Insurance Company, et al., Respondents.
  • C3-00-1843, Aaron Boatwright, Respondent, vs. Samuel A. Budak, Defendant, Alamo Rent-A-Car, Inc., Appellant.
  • C4-00-1060, Hard Times Cafe, Inc. Relator, vs. City of Minneapolis, et al., Respondents.
  • C5-00-1164, State of Minnesota, Respondent, vs. Thane John Reimer, Appellant.
  • C6-00-1707, Russell Howard Weber, et al., for themselves, and on behalf of all similarly situated persons, Appellants, vs. Sheryl Ramstad Hvass, individually and in her official capacity as Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Corrections, et al., Respondent.
  • C8-00-1336, In re the Marriage of: Jean Ann Geske, f/k/a Jean Ann Marcolina, petitioner, Respondent, vs. Jeffrey Alan Marcolina, Appellant.
  • C8-00-1773, Andrew L. Youngquist, Inc. d/b/a Birtcher Construction Services, Appellant, vs. Cincinnati Insurance Company, Respondent.
  • C8-00-2096, John C. Dicks, et al., Appellants, vs. Minnesota Department of Administration, Respondent.

    April 18, 2001

  • C7-00-1795, State of Minnesota, Plaintiff, vs. Seth James Victorsen, Defendant.

    April 17, 2001

  • C3-00-1146, State of Minnesota, Appellant, vs. Willie Dee Loyd, Respondent.
  • C6-00-1254, In the Matter of the Welfare of: P.W.F., Child.
  • C8-00-1353, Robert A. Schroeder, Respondent, Dr. William A. Schmidt, Respondent, v. Dan White, et al., Appellant.
  • C9-00-1247, Citizens for a Safe Grant, et al., Respondents, vs. Lone Oak Sportsmen's Club, Inc., Appellant, Merrill H. Oestreich, et al., Defendants.
  • CX-00-1662, Lyon Financial Services, Inc., d/b/a The Manifest Group, with its principal offices in Marshall, Minnesota, Respondent, vs. Maren Waddill, Appellant, Lyman Waddill, Defendant.

    April 11, 2001

  • C3-00-1096, Alexander J. Braginsky, et al., Appellants, vs. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, Respondent.

    April 10, 2001

  • C3-00-1857, State of Minnesota, Appellant, vs. Jeremiah John Trei, Respondent.
  • C4-00-1530, In Re the Marriage of: Daniel James Krech, petitioner, Appellant, vs. Virginia Louise Krech, Respondent.
  • C9-00-1863, Jeffrey T. Walker, Individually and as Mayor of Cohasset, City of Cohasset and J.R. Properties, a Minnesota Partnership, Respondents, vs. Itasca County Auditor Robert Zuehlke; St. Louis County Auditor Gordy McFaul; Aitkin County Auditor Alice Dotzler; Cook County Auditor Carol Gresczyk; Lake County Auditor Steven McMahon; Crow Wing County Auditor Roy Luukkonen; and State of Minnesota, Appellants.

    April 3, 2001

  • C0-00-1170, In Re the Marriage of: Michael J. Lemcke, petitioner, Respondent, vs. Dayna P. Lemcke, Appellant.
  • C2-00-1123, In the Matter of the Petition of: Metro Siding, Inc., a Minnesota corporation; Northland Cabinets, Inc., a Minnesota Corporation; and JLJ Partnership, a Minnesota partnership. In Relation to Certificate of Title No. 101113 issued for land in the County of Dakota and State of Minnesota legally described as follows: Lot One (1), Alimagnet Landing, according to the ecorded plat thereof.
  • C2-00-1395, Marlyn Buss, Relator, vs. Suzette Johnson, Respondent, Blue Earth County Board of Commissioners, Respondent.
  • C4-00-1480, Rodney C. Horton, Appellant, vs. Township of Helen, McLeod County Minnesota, Respondent.
  • C5-00-595, State of Minnesota, Respondent, vs. Richard James Carillo, Appellant.
  • CX-00-1354, Maureen Zahler, Appellant, Mitchell Zahler, Petitioner, vs. Minnesota Department of Human Services, Respondent.
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