Brodie Miller


August 17, 2018

Residential contractors who provide home repair or improvement services to be paid by insurance proceeds should be aware of new legislation in Minnesota that went into effect as of August 1, 2018. Per Minnesota Statute § […]

Jerry Von Korff

Is Minnesota’s Education System Unconstitutional?

August 8, 2018

Attorney Jerry Von Korff writes a compelling article for the Mitchell Hamline Law Review addressing the constitutionality of the Minnesota Education system.

Kale Van Bruggen

Kale Van Bruggen Elected Shareholder

August 1, 2018

Rinke Noonan Law Firm, one of the largest and most comprehensive law firms located in Central Minnesota, is excited to announce Kale R. Van Bruggen has been elected shareholder of the firm effective August 1, 2018. […]


Wadena Hwy 10 Expansion Project Information

July 9, 2018

The State of Minnesota believes a one-mile stretch of Highway 10 running through Wadena needs improvement and reconstruction. The State intends to repair the road from east of Birch Ave NW near the Wadena County fairgrounds […]


Huntley-Wilmarth 345 Kilovolt Transmission Line Project Information

June 28, 2018

Xcel Energy and ITC Midwest LLC have proposed to build an approximately fifty (50) mile, 345 kilovolt (kV) transmission line near the Minnesota-Iowa border. This endeavor is known as the Huntley-Wilmarth transmission line project. The transmission […]

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How Does the Highway 23 Gap Project Affect My Property?

June 13, 2018

On May 30, 2018 Governor Mark Dayton signed a public works bill into law. The bill will fund three projects, including the Minnesota Highway 23 “gap” from Paynesville to Richmond and New London to Paynesville. As property […]

Adam Ripple

“Public Bidding Law” Change for 2018

May 24, 2018

The Uniform Municipal Contracting Law found in Minnesota Statute 471.345 (also commonly referred to as the “Public Bidding Law”) was revised in the 2018 Legislative Session and the changes have been approved by Governor Dayton. The threshold for […]

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Huntley-Wilmarth 345 Kilovolt Transmission Line Project

May 24, 2018

BACKGROUND INFORMATION Northern States Power, d/b/a Xcel Energy and ITC Midwest LLC (collectively “the power companies”)  are constructing power line projects which are being completed in phases across counties in Minnesota including: Blue Earth, Faribault, Nicollet […]


Minnesota Ditch Law Addressed by John Kolb

April 24, 2018

Reported by the Chisago County Press April 13, 2018 County Board refining ag ditch concerns; including process of defining benefits, repairs, alignments A state ditch and waters buffer law enacted to improve water quality protections in […]

David Meyers

The Minnesota Legal History Project

February 1, 2018

Viewing David J. Meyers: Book Review of Donald R. Durbin Jr., “The Bigger They Are….” (2000).   David J. Meyers: Book Review of Donald R. Durbin Jr., “The Bigger They Are….” (2000). Sometimes the best advice […]