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Mystics remain undefeated with win over Lynx
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Former Wild first-rounder Tuch playing key role for Vegas playoff run
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JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Kids are not born to kill; they learn to kill from us
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First Friday returns on June 1
Around the Arts, May 27
Walking among the Art: Bemidji Sculpture Walk installs a new round of downtown sculptures
In the age of the megaplex: Historic Twin Cities theaters battle to stay afloat in the ever-competitive business of showing movies
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: The wonderful wood duck at home in Minnesota
PAUL NELSON FISHING: Action heats up on the water as busy weekend arrives
More fishing tournaments skipping weigh-in
Man helps restore bluebird species with nest boxes on rural Wisconsin roads
Northwest Minn. man finds retirement niche building custom fishing rods
Ambassadors congratulate Wingin' It
Despite divisions, Farm Bill still a priority for passage
Kraus-Anderson in Bemidji to build hockey arena in Baudette
Prairie Business opens '50 Best Places to Work' nominations
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Enbridge pledges to work with counties on tax issue
Commentary: Road to recovery
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Self-help guru coerced followers into sex, branded women with cauterizing pen, feds say
Authorities caught up with the alleged fugitive self-help guru behind the walls of a luxury gated community near Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The villas inside, according to court documents filed this week, had a price tag of up to $10,000 a week, not a place to expect a man who claimed...
March 28, 2018 - 7:07am
February 9, 2018
'Boss lady' in international sex trafficking sent to Minn. prison
ST. PAUL—A ringleader in an international sex-trafficking operation will spend 8.5 years in prison — and she should "thank her lucky...
February 9, 2018 - 7:44pm
February 7, 2018
Super Bowl sting: 26 nabbed for soliciting sex from minors, 7 for trafficking
MINNEAPOLIS—A 43-year-old man thought he was texting with a girl when he asked her age and whether she had modeled before. She said she...
February 7, 2018 - 8:33am
February 2, 2018
Capitol Chatter: High school student fights sex trafficking
ST. PAUL — A high school junior leads an effort to prevent sex trafficking around Minnesota. Jessica Melnik of Hopkins High School founded...
February 2, 2018 - 12:11pm
February 1, 2018
Super Bowl Live employee offered VIP tickets in exchange for sex with teens
ST PAUL -- A Missouri man in town to work at Super Bowl Live is accused of offering two VIP tickets to the event in exchange for sex with a pair of teens. Justin Beard, 33, of Branson, Mo., was charged Thursday, Feb. 1, with two counts of offering or agreeing to hire a prostitute...
February 1, 2018 - 7:31pm
January 28, 2018
Super Bowl the biggest time for sex trafficking? That's a myth, but here's the picture of what happens every day in the Twin Cities
ST. PAUL—There was a time when Jenny Gaines went to the biggest sporting events—she traveled to Las Vegas or Atlantic City for Mike...
January 28, 2018 - 8:00am
January 24, 2018
Law enforcement plans for sex trafficking issues around Super Bowl
MINNEAPOLIS—A side effect of any big event like the Super Bowl is sex trafficking. "We know that there's going to be a million-plus people...
January 24, 2018 - 1:45pm
January 15, 2018
Washington County group has suggestions on how you can fight sex trafficking
OAKDALE, Minn. — Children are being sold for sex in John Larson's hometown, and he wants it to stop. Oakdale — and many other metro...
January 15, 2018 - 8:20pm
How can you fight sex trafficking? Washington County group has suggestions
OAKDALE, Minn. — Children are being sold for sex in John Larson's hometown, and he wants it to stop. Oakdale — and many other metro suburbs — are seeing increases in sex trafficking, prostitution reliant on coercion such as the use of underage children. Residents...
January 15, 2018 - 6:00am
January 8, 2018
Ending sex trafficking in Duluth takes education, leaders say
Community members gather annually in January to discuss sex trafficking prevention in Duluth, and this year, the ongoing national dialogue about...
January 8, 2018 - 7:01pm
December 21, 2017
Fargo judge slaps convicted Minn., ND pimp with 40-year sentence
FARGO — A federal judge on Thursday, Dec. 21, sentenced a Chicago man to 40 years in prison for the sex trafficking of five women, including...
December 21, 2017 - 4:54pm
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
November 14, 2017
Minnesota judge sentences California woman for sex trafficking
STILLWATER, Minn. — A California woman who profited from an international sex-trafficking ring that preyed on foreign-born women in Minnesota...
November 14, 2017 - 8:24pm
November 7, 2017
Internet companies drop opposition to bill targeting online sex trafficking
WASHINGTON - When Congress launched an effort in August to enable prosecution of online sex trafficking by amending the Communications Decency...
November 7, 2017 - 9:24am
November 5, 2017
Sex sting training nets actual arrest in Nisswa: Man faces felonies for soliciting juvenile
NISSWA, Minn. — For more than 350 law enforcement officers at Grand View Lodge in Nisswa Thursday, Nov. 2, a demonstration on disrupting demand for underage sex trafficking became real life.
November 5, 2017 - 7:55pm