High court's ruling on rental inspections in Red Wing could have statewide impact

A group of landlords and tenants argue that the city's rental inspection requirements violate their constitutional rights against unlawful search and seizure. On Wednesday the Minnesota Supreme Court reversed an appeals court's decision to dismiss the claim and sent the case back to the lower court.
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A group of landlords and tenants argue that the city's rental inspection requirements violate their constitutional rights against unlawful search and seizure. On Wednesday the Minnesota Supreme Court reversed an appeals court's decision to dismiss the claim and sent the case back to the lower court.

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