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February 16, 2017
Sex offender moves to Bemidji
BEMIDJI—A level three sex offender has moved to the Bemidji area according to a news release from the Bemidji Police Department. Randall...
February 16, 2017 - 3:20pm
February 14, 2017
Sex offender to be released in Bemidji
BEMIDJI—A level three sex offender will be released in Bemidji on Wednesday, Feb. 22. The Bemidji Police Department posted a fact sheet...
February 14, 2017 - 4:34pm
January 30, 2017
Sex offender to be released in Cass Lake
CASS LAKE—A level 3 offender will be released near the Cass Lake area Feb. 7. Cass County Sheriff Tom Burch reported Matthew Ryan Ottoson,...
January 30, 2017 - 5:46pm
February 6, 2016
Minnesota sex offender to be provisionally discharged from state program, housed in St. Paul
By Elizabeth Mohr St. Paul Pioneer Press ST. PAUL -- A convicted rapist who has spent about 20 years behind prison bars or razor wire at the Minnesota Sex Offender Program is to be released on provisional discharge next week and is moving to St. Paul. Typically, a sex offender’s...
February 6, 2016 - 2:33pm
December 9, 2015
Public meeting about sex offender Thursday near Northome
BEMIDJI—A public meeting will take place Thursday near Northome in regard to an address change of a Level 3 sex offender. The Itasca...
December 9, 2015 - 10:27am
October 29, 2015
Federal judge orders quicker sex offender evaluation; state appeals
By Don Davis and Robb Jeffries Forum News Service ST. PAUL -- A federal judge ordered Minnesota Thursday to give sex offenders...
October 29, 2015 - 8:27pm
September 30, 2015
Sex offender court order expected in October, but case will go for years
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota officials make it clear that they will not obey an upcoming federal judge's order about how to make the state sex offender...
September 30, 2015 - 4:26pm
July 23, 2015
NW Minnesota sex offender to spend year in prison for not updating address
GRAND FORKS -- A high-risk sex offender living in Oklee, Minn., will spend a year and a day behind bars after he didn't register his address with authorities, according to the Red Lake County Sheriff's Office. Christopher Daniel Wayne Rux, 37, was sentenced Monday after pleading...
July 23, 2015 - 10:02am
May 30, 2015
Community meeting Wednesday on sex offender moving to rural Puposky
BEMIDJI—A community notification meeting will be held Wednesday in Puposky regarding a Level III predatory sex offender moving to the area. Offender Jeffrey Ballek has served his sentence and is not wanted by law enforcement, a release from the Beltrami County Sheriff's Office...
May 30, 2015 - 5:19pm
February 21, 2014
Judge tells Legislature to act on sex offender treatment program
ST. PAUL — A federal judge is putting pressure on the Minnesota Legislature to change how the state deals with some sex offenders. On Thursday, five days before the Minnesota Legislature is to convene for its 2014 session, Judge Donovan Frank wrote in a ruling that state lawmakers...
February 21, 2014 - 12:09am
November 13, 2013
Dayton wants sex offender releases halted for now
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton is directing his human services commissioner to halt provisional releases of Minnesota sex offenders until the Legislature has time to make changes to the state's legally embattled treatment program. Dayton is also suspending the planned...
November 13, 2013 - 1:18pm
March 11, 2013
Minnesota officials seeking way to release sex offenders
ST. PAUL – Many Minnesotans may be perfectly happy to see sex offenders tossed behind bars, with jailers throwing away the keys. However, a federal judge said the system Minnesota uses is too close to the throw-away-the-key philosophy, which he said violates the U.S. Constitution....
March 11, 2013 - 10:27pm