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Case No. 21-0290

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Lester E. Askelson
City of Lansing City Council


Lester E. Askelson


City of Lansing City Council

Attorney for the Appellant

Jeremy L. Thompson

Attorney for the Appellee

John S. Anderson

Court of Appeals

Court of Appeals Opinion

Opinion Number:
Date Published:
Nov 23, 2021

            Appeal from the Iowa District Court for Allamakee County, Alan T. Heavens, Judge.  AFFIRMED.  Considered by Mullins, P.J., and Schumacher and Ahlers, JJ.  Opinion by Schumacher, J.  (8 pages)

            Lester Askelson appeals the annulment of his writ of certiorari, alleging the district court erroneously found his petition was untimely.  He also appeals the court’s denial of his application for an extension of time to file the petition.  OPINION HOLDS: As the court appropriately determined Askelson’s petition was untimely and did not abuse its discretion in denying the application for an extension, we affirm. 

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