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Woodbury, Minnesota 55125-6551
   

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UNPUBLISHED CIVIL OPINIONS FROM THE MINNESOTA COURT OF APPEALS

A06-1993
Richard Colliers, Relator, vs. Dakota County Community Development
Agency, Respondent.
Affirmed. Judge Thomas J. Kalitowski.
Dakota County Community Development Agency.

KALITOWSKI, Judge
Relator Richard Colliers appeals from the termination of his Section 8
housing benefits, arguing that the record does not support the
termination of benefits, the hearing officer's decision was arbitrary
and capricious, and he was not given a reasonable accommodation. We
affirm.
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A07-826
C. O., petitioner, Appellant, vs. John Doe, et al.,
Respondents.
Affirmed. Judge Jill Flaskamp Halbrooks.
Dissenting, Judge R. A. (Jim) Randall.
Washington County District Court, Hon. David Doyscher.

HALBROOKS, Judge
Appellant C.O. challenges the district court's order to
vacate the contact agreement between him and the adoptive parents of his
biological daughter. We affirm.

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A06-2222, A07-944
Friends of the Riverfront, et al., Relators, vs. DeLaSalle
High School,
Respondent; City of Minneapolis, Respondent.
Affirmed. Judge Terri J. Stoneburner.
Minneapolis City Council.

STONEBURNER, Judge
In these consolidated appeals, relators challenge by writ of certiorari
respondent city's grant of a Certificate of Appropriateness and amended
Certificate of Appropriateness to respondent high school for the
construction of an athletic facility adjacent to the school on Nicollet
Island. Because respondent city's action was not arbitrary or
capricious, we affirm.

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A06-2061
In re the Marriage of: Kari Donna Erickson n/k/a Kari Donna
Jacobson,
petitioner, Appellant, vs. Kraig Steven Erickson,
Respondent, and Itasca
County Health and Human Services, Intervenor.
Affirmed in part, reversed in part and remanded. Judge
Christopher J.
Dietzen
Itasca County District Court, Hon. Jon A. Maturi.

DIETZEN, Judge
Appellant challenges the district court order and resulting judgment
granting respondent's motion to, among other things, reduce child
support, spousal maintenance, and child-support arrearages, arguing that
there was no substantial change in circumstances rendering the original
award unfair and unreasonable. We affirm in part, reverse in part, and
remand.

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A06-2259
Farmers Home Mutual Insurance Company, Respondent, vs. Mark
Havlik,
et al., Defendants; Steven Heckmann, by his father and
natural guardian,
Brian Heckmann, Appellant.
Affirmed. Judge Renee L. Worke.
Dakota County District Court, Hon. Martha M. Simonett.

WORKE, Judge
On appeal from the grant of summary judgment in favor of
respondent insurer, which denied coverage for damages assessed against
an additional insured based on policy exclusions for intentional acts
and sexual molestation, appellant argues that respondent was
collaterally estopped from relitigating issues resolved in the
underlying tort action and that the tortfeasor's mental deficiency
rendered him incapable of forming an intent to injure. We affirm.


A06-2455
Ica Cristescu, Appellant, vs. Dr. Michael McGowan,
Respondent.
Affirmed. Judge James C. Harten.*
Hennepin County District Court, Hon. John L. Holahan.

HARTEN, Judge
Appellant Ica Cristescu challenges the dismissal with
prejudice of her dental malpractice claim. Because we see no abuse of
discretion in the dismissal, we affirm.
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A06-2168
Joseph McLeod, Appellant, vs. Nathan Hodgeman, Respondent.
Affirmed. Judge Natalie E. Hudson.
Hennepin County District Court, Hon. John Q. McShane.

HUDSON, Judge
On appeal from summary judgment, appellant argues that the district
court erred in granting summary judgment because the district court did
not consider whether respondent harbored the offending dog so as to be
secondarily liable as a dog owner under Minn. Stat. ? 347.22 (2006), and
because there was a genuine issue of material fact as to whether
respondent harbored the dog. Because (1) the district court analyzed
whether respondent harbored the offending dog; and (2) there is no
genuine issue of material fact as to whether respondent harbored the
offending dog, who bit appellant in an area controlled by respondent's
tenant, we affirm.
 

 
 
 

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