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3 Minn. teens arrested after 2 school threats
Data: Feb. 24, 2018
Al Franken: What's next? 'I'm not quite ready to answer yet.'
Six arrested in separate drug busts in Red Lake
Klobuchar backs bill to help locate missing people with Alzheimer's, autism
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Friday boys basketball: Chargers clinch first conference crown in 20 years
‘Best state meet’ for Trojan gymnasts; WHS places eighth and makes big jump from 2017 effort
Staal, Granlund score 2 goals each as Wild down Rangers
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Column: District 518 monitoring progress of English Learners
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Data: Nov. 27, 2017
January 29, 2018
Minnesota State's colleges and universities consider 'yes means yes' sex policy
ST. PAUL — Student leaders for Minnesota's largest higher-education system want to replace "No means no" with "Yes means yes" when it comes to obtaining consent for sex. Minnesota State's Board of Trustees is expected to vote in March on a change to its sexual misconduct policy,...
January 29, 2018 - 5:29pm
August 2, 2017
New report surveys sex-buying habits in Minnesota. Level of demand shocks law enforcement.
MINNEAPOLIS — Researchers have completed a unique study of sex trafficking in Minnesota that could set the stage to develop the country’s...
August 2, 2017 - 11:14am
May 24, 2016
Lopez-Ramos makes initial court appearance
WORTHINGTON — A 19-year-old man charged with first-degree criminal sexual conduct appeared in Nobles County District Court Tuesday morning...
May 24, 2016 - 8:51pm
May 18, 2016
Worthington man enters Alford Plea agreement amid sexual misconduct allegations
WORTHINGTON — A Worthington man accused of sexual misconduct for alleged contact with his granddaughter entered an Alford plea agreement in court Wednesday morning. Kenneth Meyerdirk, 71, was originally charged with one count of first-degree criminal sexual conduct, one count of...
May 18, 2016 - 8:50pm
May 16, 2016
Moorhead man sentenced in sex case
FARGO — A Moorhead man pleaded guilty Monday in Cass County District Court in Fargo to a charge of gross sexual imposition. The charge against Mitchell B. Hines, 60, accused him of inappropriately touching and exposing himself to a 10-year-old girl. According to court documents,...
May 16, 2016 - 9:32pm
May 12, 2016
Worthington man charged with criminal sexual conduct
WORTHINGTON — Cesar Rosario Lopez-Ramos, 19, appeared in Nobles County District Court Thursday for a bail hearing. Lopez-Ramos is charged with...
May 12, 2016 - 8:43pm
May 9, 2016
Justice Dept. sues North Carolina over transgender ‘bathroom law’
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Justice Department sued North Carolina Monday to get it to abandon a law that restricts use of public restrooms, further...
May 9, 2016 - 3:55pm
April 26, 2016
Slayton woman pleads guilty to sex with a minor
SLAYTON — A 28-year-old Slayton woman, pleaded guilty Monday to third-degree criminal sexual conduct with a victim aged 13-15 in Murray County District Court.
April 26, 2016 - 8:11pm
April 13, 2016
Iowa man sentenced in interstate sting case
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A Little Rock, Iowa, man was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court after being convicted of use of interstate facilities to transmit information about a minor. According to information released by U.S. Attorney Randolph J. Seiler, Lance Eugene Hunter Jr.,...
April 13, 2016 - 9:28pm
March 3, 2016
Worthington man charged with criminal sexual conduct
WORTHINGTON — A bail hearing was held Wednesday in Nobles County District Court for Ramon Luna Modesto Sr., 69, Worthington. Modesto is accused...
March 3, 2016 - 9:56pm
February 11, 2016
Greater Minnesota sex assault victims often receive less care
ST. PAUL — Greater Minnesota sexual assault victims are less likely to receive adequate care, a new study shows. “Our current response is inconsistent and inadequate,” Kari Ogrodowski said when the report was released Thursday. The report, from the Minnesota Coalition Against...
February 11, 2016 - 8:36pm
January 7, 2016
Worthington man makes initial appearance in criminal sex case
WORTHINGTON — Faustino Daniel Velasquez Berduo, a.k.a. Reynaldo Ramos Sambrano Jr., 21, of Worthington, made his initial appearance in Nobles...
January 7, 2016 - 9:17pm
October 22, 2015
Former Willmar teacher pleads guilty to having sex with student
WILLMAR — A former Willmar Senior High School teacher pleaded guilty Thursday to having a sexual relationship with a female student from 2010 to 2012. Chad Jeffrey Akerson, 35, pleaded guilty to third-degree criminal sexual conduct in Kandiyohi County District Court. In a plea...
October 22, 2015 - 8:22pm
August 11, 2015
Fargo man charged with sex trafficking in Bemidji
BEMIDJI — A Fargo man accused of being a driver and bodyguard for a prostitute in the region is in the Beltrami County Jail facing sex trafficking charges. Kyaree Baron Stone, 25, appeared in court this week after being arrested in late July after a Bemidji police investigator...
August 11, 2015 - 9:14pm
Sex sting operation results in 17 arrests
BISMARCK — When officers with the Bismarck Police Department placed an ad online advertising a woman’s sexual services for sale, so many men replied that the police couldn’t arrest them all. Bismarck Police Sgt. Mark Buschena said the online ad was part of a sting operation...
February 11, 2015 - 9:02pm