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DECISIONS OF THE COURT OF APPEALS
FILED MONDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2014

 

A13-1072       Yvette Ford, Appellant, vs. Minneapolis Public Schools, Respondent.
          
           Hennepin County District Court, Hon. William R. Howard.
           The six-year statute of limitations under Minn. Stat. § 541.05, subd. 1(2) (2012), applies to a whistleblower action under Minn. Stat. § 181.932, subd. 1(1) (2012).
           Reversed and remanded.  Judge Randolph W. Peterson.


A14-0603
       Goerke Family Partnership, Appellant, Donald Shelstad, et al., Plaintiffs,
                      vs. Lac qui Parle-Yellow Bank Watershed District, Respondent, William
                      Coratt, Respondent.
          
           Lac Qui Parle County District Court, Hon. Dwayne Knutsen.
           1.   When a watershed district's board of managers makes a permitting decision without considering a material issue, the district court hearing a declaratory judgment action challenging the permitting decision must remand the issue to the board for consideration.  
           2.  The scope of review that applies to agency decisions applies to permit decisions by a watershed district's board of managers.
           Affirmed.  Judge Randolph W. Peterson. 

 

 
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