Yesterday, a Dakota County jury acquitted former West St. Paul City Council member Ed Hansen of the "misconduct of a public officer or employee" and disorderly conduct.THE BACKSTORY: Ed Hansen, Confederate flag-flying West St. Paul City Council member, back in trouble But according to his attorney, ... More >>
SEE ALSO:-- Mpls becomes first city to declare support for Obama's DREAM Act policy-- Chipotle faces fresh federal scrutiny more than year after mass firing of Latinos in Minnesota-- Ed Hansen, Confederate flag-flying West St. Paul City Council member, back in troubleLater today, people will gather ... More >>
In February, we brought you the story of Ed Hansen, the conservative West St. Paul City Council member who, much to the chagrin of his neighbors, fellow councilors, and African-Americans everywhere, flew the stars and bars at home.Hansen's fellow councilors said there was little they could do beyond ... More >>
Ed Hansen is no longer rocking the stars and bars from his back deck. Yesterday, we brought you the story of Ed Hansen, the Confederate flag-flying city council member in West St. Paul.Hansen, you might recall, also owns Rocco's Pizza in Little Canada. Rocco's has seven pizzerias throughout the E ... More >>
We're sure Ed Hansen's black constituents love his Confederate flag.Ed Hansen has a Confederate flag displayed from the back deck of his West St. Paul house.Normally, that probably wouldn't be newsworthy, but Hansen isn't just any Joe Shmoe -- he's a City Council member in the suburban town, loca ... More >>
Daniel Otto and his girlfriend just wanted to get loaded one summer night. Neither of them imagined that she would wind up dead and he would be charged with murder.