Minnesota Court of Appeals
January - March 1997
Published Opinions

January 7, 1997

  • C6-96-1362, In Re: Estate of Marvin Mathews.
  • C9-96-1744, Comstock & Davis, Inc., Appellant, vs. The City of Eden Prairie, Respondent, Centrum Design-Build Corporation, a/k/a Centrum Design Building Corporation; et al., Defendants.
  • CX-96-67, State of Minnesota, Respondent vs. Richard Allen Lory, Appellant.

    January 14, 1997

  • C1-96-815, County of Morrison, Respondent, vs. Virginia R. (Jean) Litke, Appellant.
  • C2-95-2319, William Carter, III, Appellant, vs. Peace Officers Standards and Training Board, et al., Respondents.
  • C3-96-1349, Rainbow Terrace, Inc., Respondent, vs. Barbara Hutchens, et al., Appellants.
  • C5-96-1207, Robert C. Schlotz, et al., Appellants, vs. Hyundai Motor Company, a South Korean corporation, et al., Respondents, Walter Carl Albers, Respondent.
  • C5-96-641, In the Matter of the Welfare of: C.L.S., Child.
  • C6-96-1331, Lovering-Johnson, Inc., Appellant, vs. City of Prior Lake, Respondent.
  • C9-96-1694, Robert Bauer, Respondent, vs. Gannett Co., Inc. (KARE 11), et al., Appellants, Margaret Bichsel, et al., Defendants.

    January 21, 1997

  • C1-96-1432, Abigail Schoffman, a Minor, by Michael Schoffman and Lynn Van Ort, her parents and natural guardians, Appellants, vs. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, a non-profit corporation, Respondent.
  • C1-96-1642, First Bank of Minnesota, et al., Appellants, vs. Kerry B. Olson, et al., Respondents.
  • C3-96-1142, State of Minnesota, Respondent, vs. Thomas Lee Jeter, Appellant.
  • C6-96-1684, C6-96-1748, James A. Franklin, et al., Appellants (C6-96-1684), Respondents (C6-96-1748), vs. Western National Mutual Insurance Company, Respondent (C6-96-1684), Appellant (C6-96-1748).
  • C8-96-1668, State of Minnesota, Plaintiff, v. Ida Mae Jackson, Defendant.
  • C8-96-1685, Troy M. Haskins, Relator, vs. Choice Auto Rental, Inc., Respondent, Commissioner of Economic Security, Respondent.
  • C9-96-1064, In the Matter of the Welfare of: M.A.R., Minor.
  • C9-96-1081, Wayne Goodnature, Relator, vs. Mower County, Respondent, Public Employees Retirement Association of Minnesota, Respondent.

    January 28, 1997

  • C0-96-1602, Zenith/Kremer Waste Systems, Inc., et al., Respondents, vs. Western Lake Superior Sanitary District, Appellant.
  • C1-96-1222, Blue Earth County Pork Producers, Inc., Appellant, vs. County of Blue Earth, Respondent.
  • C4-96-1392, Michael Radke, Relator, vs. St. Louis County Board, Respondent.
  • C5-96-1434, NewMech Companies, Inc., a Minnesota corporation, Appellant, vs. Independent School District No. 206, a Minnesota public corporation, Respondent, Manning Mechanical, Inc., a North Dakota corporation, Respondent.
  • C6-96-1765, U S WEST Communications, Inc., Appellant, vs. City of Redwood Falls, Respondent.
  • C7-96-1855, Michael Jackson Davis, Appellant, Priscilla Gail Pope, Appellant, vs. Andrew S. Danielson, Respondent.
  • C7-96-1919, State of Minnesota, Appellant, vs. Dylan Sebastian Duffy, Respondent.
  • CX-96-750, State of Minnesota, Respondent, vs. David William Schmitz, Appellant.

    February 4, 1997

  • C0-96-1454, Kathleen K. Zagaros, Appellant, vs. Beth M. Erickson, Respondent, vs. Charles M. Cutler, Respondent.
  • C1-96-1480, In the Matter of: Greg Glazier, Relator, vs. Independent School District No. 876, Annandale, MN, Respondent, and, Commissioner of Department of Children, Families and Learning, Respondent.
  • C2-96-1682, In the Matter of the Welfare of: A. Y.-J., Child.

    February 11, 1997

  • C0-96-1227, In the Matter of the Welfare of: C.D.N., Child (C0-96-1227), A.R.L., Child (C2-96-1228).
  • C1-96-1446, Steven Edward Freundschuh, Appellant, vs. Jerome Joseph Freundschuh, Respondent.
  • C1-96-1513, In the Matter of a Proposal by US WEST Communications, Inc. to Offer Its Business Multiproduct Service Promotion.
  • C1-96-930, Perry Sorenson, et al., Respondents, vs. Earl Visser d/b/a Visser Trenching, defendant and third-party plaintiff, Appellant, vs. Gunderson Electric, Third-party defendant.
  • C2-96-1116, State of Minnesota, Respondent, vs. Eugene Francis Cuypers, Appellant.
  • C5-96-1336, State of Minnesota, by its Attorney General, Hubert H. Humphrey, III, and its Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, petitioners, Respondents, vs. Modern Recycling, Incorporated, et al., Appellants.
  • C5-96-2194, Sally A. Matsch, Respondent, vs. Prairie Island Indian Community in the State of Minnesota, d/b/a Treasure Island Casino and Bingo, Appellant.
  • C6-96-1264, Dakota Fire Insurance Company, Respondent, American Family Insurance Group, Respondent, vs. Hartford Fire Insurance Company, Appellant.
  • C7-96-1158, Cecilia Lynch, plaintiff/creditor, Respondent, vs. Frank Hetman, defendant/debtor, Respondent, and State Bank of Loretto, garnishee, Appellant, and Temroc Metals, Inc., Employees' Profit Sharing Plan and Trust, Additional Defendant, Temroc Metals, Inc., Additional Defendant.
  • C7-96-1497, Dawn M. Wynkoop, Trustee for the heirs of the Estate of Ian L. Wynkoop, Appellants, vs. Ida L. Carpenter, individually, and as guardian and natural mother of Laurie J. Carpenter, Respondents.
  • C7-96-1841, Susan Davis, Appellant, vs. Hennepin County, et al., Respondents.
  • C8-96-1475, Sanifill, Inc., Respondent, vs. Kandiyohi County, Minnesota, Appellant.

    February 18, 1997

  • C1-96-1558, In the Matter of the Request of Interstate Power Company for Authority to Change its Rates for Gas Service in Minnesota.
  • C3-96-993, State of Minnesota, Respondent, vs. Kevin Eugene Kortkamp, Appellant.
  • C8-96-1024, Granite Valley Hotel Limited Partnership, d/b/a Granite Valley Hotel, Respondent, vs. Jackpot Junction Bingo and Casino, a Business Enterprise of the Lower Sioux Indian Community, Appellant.

    February 25, 1997

  • C2-96-2248, State of Minnesota, Appellant, vs. Emmett Theodore Fuller, Respondent.
  • C5-96-1935, Mary Pallansch Holt, et al., Appellants, vs. City of Sauk Rapids, et al., Respondents.
  • C6-96-1636, Blair Wolfson, Trustee of the Wilfred Wolfson Marital Trust, et al., Appellants, vs. City of St. Paul, Respondent.
  • C9-96-1386, State of Minnesota, Respondent, vs. Victor Lee Bowen, Appellant.
  • C9-96-1727, Landico, Inc., Appellant, vs. American Family Mutual Insurance Company, Respondent.

    March 4, 1997

  • C2-96-1360, Appletree Square I Limited Partnership and Business Consultants, Inc. as Liquidating Agent for Appletree Square I, Limited Partnership, Respondents, vs. O'Connor & Hannan, a general partnership, et al., Appellants.
  • C2-96-1634, Alfred Burbach, Respondent, vs. Armstrong Rigging and Erecting, Inc., a Minnesota corporation, Defendant, vs. Carolina Casualty, a foreign corporation, garnishee Appellant.
  • C5-96-1353, Phong Thi Doan, Appellant, vs. Medtronic, Inc., Respondent.
  • C5-96-1921, James A. Potter, as Trust Administrator of the MEI Liquidating Estates created under the ded Plan of Reorganization of the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors for MEI Diversified, Inc., MEI Salon Corp., Essanelle Salon Co., The Glemby Company, Inc., Maxim's Beauty Salons, Inc., Sophia Beauty Salons (NY), Inc., Glemby Int'l Washington, Inc., Glemby Int'l Missouri, Inc., Salon Service, Inc., Appellant, vs. Carl R. Pohlad, et al., Respondents.

    March 5, 1997

  • C5-96-1725, Gerald Sullivan, Appellant, vs. Spot Weld, Inc., Respondent.

    March 11, 1997

  • C7-96-2018, Marlys Sutherland, Trustee for the Heirs of Rene Sutherland, Decedent, Appellant, vs. Tom Barton, Defendant, and Waldorf Corporation, defendant and third-party plaintiff, Respondent, vs. Muska Electric Co., third-party defendant, Respondent.
  • C8-96-1279, In the Matter of the Welfare of: J.J.T.
  • C7-96-1547; C7-96-1550, The County of Dakota (C.P. 46-06), petitioner, Respondent, vs. City of Lakeville, et al., Lower Court Respondents, Frank H. Rechtzigel, et al., Appellants.
  • CX-96-943, State of Minnesota, Respondent, vs. Rebecca Marie Coleman, Appellant.
  • C3-96-1724, Minnesota Brewing Company, Respondent, vs. Egan & Sons Co., Appellant.
  • CX-96-1557, Craig Brandt, Appellant, vs. Hallwood Management Company, a Delaware corporation, Respondent; Royal Electric Company, Inc., a Minnesota corporation, Respondent.
  • C8-96-1198, Mary K. Berg, et al., Respondents, vs. Fern E. Nelson, Defendant, Mark R. Pearson, Appellant, and Kimberly Davis, et al., Respondents, vs. Fern Ethel Nelson, Defendant, and Sharon Kruse, Respondent, vs. Fern Nelson, Defendant, and Mark R. Pearson, Appellant, Kim S. Pearson, Plaintiff, vs. Fern Ethel Nelson, Defendant.

    March 18, 1997

  • C1-96-1981, Donald H. McKush, Appellant, vs. Margaret G. Hecker, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Harold J. Hecker, and Margaret G. Hecker, individually, Respondents.
  • C3-96-1786, Michael Roy Duff, petitioner, Appellant, vs. Commissioner of Public Safety, Respondent.
  • C3-96-833, State of Minnesota, Respondent, vs. Robert George Head, Appellant.
  • C4-96-1554, State of Minnesota, Respondent, vs. Dennis St. Clair, Appellant.
  • C5-96-929, State of Minnesota, Respondent, vs. Edwin George Schroeder, Appellant.
  • C6-96-1541, Michael Maloney, et al., Appellants, vs. Dakota County Receiving Center, Inc., Respondent, Dakota County Social Services, Respondent.
  • CX-96-1073, State of Minnesota, Respondent, vs. Randall Mark Spears, Appellant.
  • CX-96-1414, Bernhard Anderson, et al., Respondents, vs. Mark Anderson, et al., Appellants.

    March 25, 1997

  • C0-96-1423, State of Minnesota, Respondent, vs. Abatto Aviles-Alvarez, Appellant.
  • C0-96-2331; C0-96-2359, Gwendolyn Harvey, Respondent, vs. Dots, Inc., d/b/a Dots Department Store; et al., Respondents (C0-96-2331), Appellants (C0-96-2359), Pyramid Security & Protection Inc., Appellant (C0-96-2331), Respondent (C0-96-2359).
  • C4-96-1893, In the Matter of the Welfare of: M. M.
  • C4-96-2087, Kennecott Holdings Corporation, et al., Appellants, vs. Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, Respondent, Employers Insurance of Wausau, Defendant, Insurance Company of North America, Respondent, Certain Underwriters at Lloyds of London, Respondent, Aetna Casualty & Surety, et al., Respondents, The Home Insurance Company, Respondent, Landmark Insurance Company, et al., Respondents, Unigard Security Insurance Company, Respondent.
  • C6-96-1037, In the Matter of Condemnation by Suburban Hennepin Regional Park District of Certain Lands in the County of Hennepin.
  • CX-96-1865, State of Minnesota, Appellant, vs. Kurtis Dean Machholz, Respondent.
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