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PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Lakes cooler than usual as summer approaches
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City schedules 2 archery deer hunts for fall
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Chippewa National Forest schedules summer programs
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PIONEER EDITORIAL: The world needs more Jerrys
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June 8, 2016
Target, trick, turn, traumatize: Forum in Brainerd educates about sex trafficking
A presentation offered to the Brainerd lakes area community Tuesday had a clear message: nothing about sex trafficking is as clear-cut as popular...
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June 8, 2016 - 9:39am
February 2, 2016
'Saving Grace' program launches: Foster home for youth sex trafficking survivors to open in Brainerd
BRAINERD, Minn. -- Nearly five years ago, a presentation on youth sex trafficking inspired a group of advocates to form a coalition to address the problem in the Brainerd lakes area. "Nobody grows up and says, I think I want to sell my body to anybody who wants to buy it," said Kathy...
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February 2, 2016 - 10:59am
August 11, 2015
Fargo man charged with sex trafficking in Bemidji
BEMIDJI—A Fargo man is in Beltrami County Jail facing sex trafficking charges after his arrest in late July. A hearing was held Monday...
August 11, 2015 - 5:16pm
June 5, 2015
Minnesota couple wanted for sex trafficking arrested in Chicago
ST. PAUL -- A couple wanted in Minnesota for sex trafficking has been arrested in the Chicago area and appeared in U.S. District Court in northern Illinois Wednesday. Minnesota U.S. Attorney Andrew Luger said Phillip Dwayne Lloyd, 43, and Raquel Belcher, 29, were indicted last...
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June 5, 2015 - 10:42am
March 11, 2015
POLICE: Two arrested, two cited in BPD sex sting
BEMIDJI -- Two Bemidji men face felony level charges after responding to an online sex sting from the Bemidji Police Department. The department...
March 11, 2015 - 4:33pm
February 21, 2015
Man accused of trafficking girls 12, 16, in Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- A 34-year-old man is charged with sex trafficking in Minnesota’s U.S. District Court for allegedly recruiting two girls from the...
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February 21, 2015 - 1:26pm
January 12, 2015
Pioneer Editorial: This ‘traffic’ needs to stop
While the Oil Patch in western North Dakota may seem a world away, it is, in fact, a lot closer than you think. Traveling by car, Williston, N.D., is only seven hours from Bemidji. Minot, N.D., on the edge of the boom, is just more than five hours away. That oil boom in the region...
opinion / editorial
January 12, 2015 - 11:00pm
January 4, 2015
Sex for sale in the Bakken: Trafficking in North Dakota is on the rise, and often the victims can’t escape
January 4, 2015 - 12:17am
February 20, 2014
Forum discusses sexual exploitation, sex trafficking in Bemidji area
BEMIDJI -- A room dominated by women faced a panel of women addressing a topic that primarily affects the female population -- sex trafficking...
News / local
February 20, 2014 - 9:23pm
January 25, 2014
Michael Reagan: The Super Bowl and sex trafficking
On Feb. 2 of this year, thousands will gather at Met Life Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., to watch the Seattle Seahawks battle the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII. As the athletes take the field and the fans cheer, they will be oblivious to the tragedy unfolding around them...
opinion / commentary
January 25, 2014 - 12:39am
November 26, 2013
Online sex trafficking sting nets 11 arrests in western North Dakota
DICKINSON, N.D. -- Federal and state law enforcement officers arrested 11 men over the weekend in Dickinson as part of an investigation where officers posed as online sex traffickers offering underage girls for sex. The men were arrested in separate incidents, and are charged...
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November 26, 2013 - 11:57am