Star-Tribune (Minneapolis)


The largest newspaper in Minnesota and is published seven days each week in an edition for the Minneapolis–Saint Paul metropolitan area. Daily circulation of 300,000.
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Primary geographic focus: Minnesota
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News Story

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey, tenant advocates launch program that aims to help renters on the verge of eviction

Mukhtar M. Ibrahim
Star-Tribune (Minneapolis)
November 14, 2018
Minneapolis tenants facing evictions are increasingly showing up in housing court without a lawyer when their cases are heard, leaving them disadvantaged in fighting their case, tenant advocates said Wednesday.

Interview

Children’s Hospital and Clinics of Minnesota bolsters health of children with on-site attorney

Gail Rosenblum
Star-Tribune (Minneapolis)
September 7, 2018
Interview with Brianna Boone, a staff attorney at Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services about the medical-legal partnership.

News Story

Minneapolis landlord’s homes are too run down, so court referee says tenants must get out

Randy Furst
Star-Tribune (Minneapolis)
May 10, 2018
Minneapolis mayor promises help, but some say it's not enough.

Op-Ed

Don’t turn our backs on justice for all

Walter Mondale, Linda Klein
Star-Tribune (Minneapolis)
July 7, 2017
The White House wants to defund legal aid services that help millions of Americans. That would be costly — and wrong.

Op-Ed

We’ve reinvested in Minnesota’s courts. Let’s not stop now.

Lorie Skjerven Gildea
Star-Tribune (Minneapolis)
April 19, 2017
We all benefit from a high-functioning system, and, as a state, we felt the consequences when the courts were underfunded.

Op-Ed

The Trump budget: Keep civil legal aid off the chopping block

Robert K. Vischer
Star-Tribune (Minneapolis)
February 28, 2017
This aligns well with the administration's priorities. To paraphrase Trump, when only the rich can afford a lawyer, the system is rigged.

News Story

Minnesota jail inmates with disabilities face barriers with no regulations

David Chanen
Star-Tribune (Minneapolis)
November 3, 2016
A recent lawsuit settlement resulted in significant changes in how jail staff will accommodate deaf inmates at four county jails in the future.

News Story

State accused of segregating Minnesotans with disabilities in group homes

Chris Serres
Star-Tribune (Minneapolis)
August 4, 2016
Group home system limits options, class action lawsuit says.

Interview

Suzanne Pontinen on why Volunteer Lawyers Network’s services are needed

Nicole Norfleet
Star-Tribune (Minneapolis)
March 19, 2016
Interview with Suzanne Pontinen about the importance of volunteer attorneys.

Editorial

More help is overdue for Minnesota’s poorest families

Star-Tribune (Minneapolis)
February 12, 2016
No excuse can any longer justify Minnesota’s 30-year failure to increase monthly cash assistance to this state’s poorest families with children.

News Story

Lawsuit claims state of Minnesota has underspent funds meant to serve the disabled

Chris Serres
Star-Tribune (Minneapolis)
August 29, 2015
Thousands of Minnesotans with disabilities have been forced needlessly to wait months and even years for community-based services because the state has underspent more than $1 billion in public funds, according to a lawsuit.

News Story

10 years after fleeing Katrina, some have made Minnesota home

Mila Koumpilova, Liz Sawyer
Star-Tribune (Minneapolis)
August 28, 2015
10 years after Katrina, people found new homes in Minnesota.

News Story

Restraints and seclusion used improperly at St. Peter state hospital, group alleges

Chris Serres
Star-Tribune (Minneapolis)
July 30, 2015
Minnesota’s troubled psychiatric hospital in St. Peter continues to restrain and seclude patients in ways that violate the hospital’s own policies, according to a report released Wednesday by Legal Aid’s Minnesota Disability Law Center.

News Story

Sometimes a phone call is just too good to be true

Jon Tevlin
Star-Tribune (Minneapolis)
June 14, 2015
Column about scams against seniors and how civil legal aid is trying to protect them.



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