Wabasha County

Wabasha County, Minnesota

625 Jefferson Ave
Wabasha, MN 55981
Phone: (651) 565-2648
Fax: (651) 565-2774

On the southeastern border of MN, north of Rochester; original county; established Oct 27, 1849 (prior to statehood); originally spelled Wabashaw. Name Origin: The name of hereditary Sioux chiefs. The name of the chiefs has been transliterated as Wapashaw and is said to mean 'red leaf,' 'red hat,' or 'red battle-standard.' The origin of the latter is probably a decoration or red uniform given by the British to one of the chiefs.

Area (sq mi):: 549.83 (land 525.01; water 24.82) Population per square mile: 42.30
Population 2005: 22,200 State rank: 44 Population change: 2000-20005 2.70%; 1990-2000 9.50% Population 2000: 21,610 (White 97.00%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.70%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.30%). Foreign born: 2.00%. Median age: 38.00
Income 2000: per capita $19,664; median household $42,117; Population below poverty level: 6.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,146-$28,624
Unemployment (2004): 4.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 23.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 43.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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You've got the option of either doing your darnedest to put meat in the freezer and the best hat rack in Wabasha County on the wall or choosing to be haunted by a lost opportunity for the rest of your days.
A motions hearing has been set for a lawsuit that three couples living near the Bremer Quarry, south of Lake City, Minn., have filed against Wabasha County and the quarry, according to the Post Bulletin, Rochester, Minn.
The Bremer Quarry, Lake City, Minn., received a conditional-use permit to continue operating for decades; however the Wabasha County, Minn., Board, which approved the permit in a 14-0 vote, might face a lawsuit as a result_ The permit, according to a report in the PostBulletin, Rochester, Minn.--which sets out details such as times to blast or crush rock and how to reclaim the land--became entangled in legal issues when it was learned that a joint county-city planning group might actually have the final say in the permit.
(Wabasha County)<br />https://mn.gov/law-library-stat/archive/ctapun/2018/OPa171470-062518.pdf<br />&nbsp;<br />&nbsp;<br />Prosecutorial Misconduct<br />Right to Silence<br />In this appeal from the summary denial of his petition for postconviction relief, appellant argued that the District Court erred in failing to order an evidentiary hearing on his various claims, including ineffective assistance of appellate counsel based on counsel's failure to allege prosecutorial misconduct.
Dankers (Wabasha County) https://mn.gov/law-library-stat/archive/ctapun/2018/OPa171344-032618.pdf &nbsp; &nbsp; Domestic Relations Parenting Time; Modification In this parenting-time appeal, appellant-mother argued that the District Court erred by modifying the parties' parenting time when it granted respondent-father's motion to remove the requirement that father's parenting time be supervised and granted father unsupervised parenting time with the parties' children, without (1) conducting an evidentiary hearing and (2) making findings regarding the children's best interests.
A17-1329 In re Civil Commitment of Mathias (Wabasha County) https://mn.gov/law-library-stat/archive/ctapun/201/OPa171329-02121.pdf &nbsp; &nbsp; Domestic Relations Child Custody; Permanent Transfer This appeal concerned the transfer of permanent legal and physical custody of a child from his biological parents to relatives.
(Wabasha County) https://mn.gov/law-library-stat/archive/ctapun/2017/opa170633-111317.pdf Impaired Driving Jury Instructions Appellant challenged his convictions of first-degree driving while impaired (DWI), arguing that the District Court abused its discretion by denying his requested jury instruction explaining physical control and inoperable vehicles.