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Warming center gets first tryout; some question zero-degree threshold
Evaluation ordered in Hibbing murder case
Ruby's Pantry-Coppertop helps out furloughed workers
FBI and other federal agents see cases hampered and lives rattled by shutdown
Minnesota man dies two weeks after New Year's Eve crash
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Shopko to shut additional tri-state area locations
Mercy Hospital names new CEO
Facebook disables hundreds of accounts tied to Russian news agency for hiding their identity
Funding for the future: Checkoff groups continue to fund ag research
New clinic in Cloquet tackles mental illness, substance abuse
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Prep report: LCA wins double-OT thriller
Ducks shut out Wild, end club-record losing streak
Prep boys hockey: Green is in the genes of these Greenway fathers and sons
Prep boys hockey: Greenway eagerly awaits Hockey Day
Cabaret dark: The soundtrack to Minnesota-made musical 'Glensheen' out Friday
Best bets: 'American Movie,' Dolly Parton skating party, Gaelynn Lea at Duluth Cider
Movie review: Actors shine in addiction drama 'Ben Is Back'
'Puss In Boots' plays at Family Theatre
Alvin and Elvi Saralampi
The Twins are 90!
Al & Jodie Pittsley
Dick and Ruth (Erickson) Olson
Eugene & Sandra Carlson
Jerome D. (Jerry) Leonard
Elvera H. Johnson
Richard 'Tim' Anderson
Archie H. Wiita
Constance Amy (Levin) Engelstad
Our View -- Curb carnage: Ban cell use while driving
Local View: Democracy not 'of the people' when IRS is weakened
Reader's View: Plenty of reason to reinstate priest
Reader's View: Federal workers need a Russian bailout
Reader's View: Essentia fitness center 'invaluable'
Dupre scuttles solo ascent of Alaska's Mt. Hunter
MN DNR Weekly Report for Jan. 14, 2019
Field Reports: Minnesota DNR forming new deer management committee
Ask a Conservation Officer: Plowing ice roads across snowmobile trails
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November 10, 2018
Leader of international sex ring that targeted Minnesota, North Dakota sent to prison
ST. PAUL — The last of four suspects involved in an international sex trafficking ring that preyed on foreign-born women in Minnesota and stretched...
November 10, 2018 - 5:39pm
Our View / Endorsement: Remove politics from AG's office with Wardlow
With a cloud of concern and controversy still lingering over his opponent, Doug Wardlow, although lesser known, is an impressively qualified...
October 10, 2018 - 5:01pm
July 26, 2018
Freedom Ranch for trafficking victims under construction in Brainerd
BRAINERD, Minn.—"Everything." That's what the construction of a Freedom Ranch near Brainerd means to Vicki Leckie, co-founder of the Rising...
July 26, 2018 - 6:38pm
April 17, 2018
Truckers being trained in helping to spot human trafficking
ST. PAUL — As part of its ongoing effort to rescue human trafficking victims and bring traffickers to justice, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Apprehension on Tuesday, April 17, announced that Minnesota law enforcement and the trucking industry will...
April 17, 2018 - 6:28pm
March 21, 2018
U.S. Senate passes bill aimed at sex trafficking websites
WASHINGTON—A bill aimed at websites that host sex trafficking ads is headed to President Donald Trump's desk. The U.S. Senate passed the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act Wednesday with a vote of 97-2, sending it to the president's desk for his signature. The bill would amend...
March 21, 2018 - 7:42pm
March 1, 2018
Police are trained to spot drunken driving and drug trafficking - why not child trafficking, too?
When Deputy Patrick Paquette pulled to a stop on Interstate 20 in Georgia in January 2013, he didn't anticipate a career-altering experience....
March 1, 2018 - 4:45am
December 4, 2017
The reason some women are wearing dresses every day in December
Worn to weddings, holiday parties, dates or a night out with friends, dresses are a staple in modern-day fashion. But they haven't always represented...
December 4, 2017 - 7:37am
September 5, 2017
Local View: House, event aim to erase normalization of exploitation
The Hildegard House, a Catholic Worker Community house, opened in 2014 as a response to the Duluth Trafficking Task Force request to join a team of service providers for people who have experienced sex trafficking. Our house, like many other Catholic Worker houses in the U.S., is...
September 5, 2017 - 12:03pm
September 3, 2017
Hidden numbers: Accurate picture of trafficking during oil boom difficult, but agencies strive to recognize it
DICKINSON, N.D. — Darianne Johnson and her staff look back at the women who have come through the Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Center in Dickinson and realize some of their clients were human trafficking victims. But at the height of the oil boom, most people didn't know...
September 3, 2017 - 6:00am
June 29, 2017
19 arrested in Minnesota human trafficking sting; 10 victims rescued, officials say
ANOKA, Minn.—A human trafficking sting led by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension this week netted 19 arrests, officials say....
June 29, 2017 - 9:35pm
June 12, 2017
Small town Minnesota police chief, 2 others arrested in soliciting minors for sex sting
REDWOOD FALLS, Minn.—A covert operation in Redwood County targeting the demand for underage sex trafficking has led to the arrest of three...
June 12, 2017 - 7:29pm
June 1, 2017
Minnesota woman admits to beating, starving, treating nanny like slave
WOODBURY, Minn.—A Woodbury woman accused of subjecting a Chinese woman she hired as a nanny to slave-like conditions has pleaded guilty...
June 1, 2017 - 3:52pm
April 20, 2017
Husband of Canadian woman charged with human smuggling across border detained in Grand Forks jail
GRAND FORKS—The husband of a Canadian woman being charged with human smuggling is being held in the Grand Forks County Correctional Center,...
April 20, 2017 - 9:32pm
January 10, 2017
Backpage.com shuts ‘adult’ section in face of government pressure
SAN FRANCISCO -- The online classified advertising site Backpage.com abruptly shut its "adult" section on Monday, Jan. 9, yielding to a campaign by state and federal government officials to close a service they contend promotes prostitution and human trafficking. The unexpected move...
January 10, 2017 - 3:08pm
October 5, 2016
International sex-slave operation busted; 2 Minnesotans arrested
ST. PAUL — Federal prosecutors in Minnesota have charged 17 people who allegedly were part of an international sex trafficking organization...
October 5, 2016 - 11:34am