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September 5, 2018
Human trafficking education workshop set in Emily
September 5, 2018 - 5:30am
August 4, 2018
Members of the Nisswa and Baxter Lions clubs look on as Leighton Straight, of Leighton Straight House Moving, moves equipment to prepare for a house raising southwest of Brainerd on County Highway 2, the site of a new Freedom Ranch facility. The Rising Hope Foundation will establish the building as housing for sex trafficking victims. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Videoplay button
Home for trafficking victims to open near Brainerd
August 4, 2018 - 8:00am
July 27, 2018
Members of the Nisswa and Baxter Lions clubs look on as Leighton Straight, of Leighton Straight House Moving, moves equipment to prepare for a house raising southwest of Brainerd on County Highway 2, the site of a new Freedom Ranch facility. The Rising Hope Foundation will establish the building as housing for sex trafficking victims. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Videoplay button
Freedom Ranch for trafficking victims under construction
July 27, 2018 - 7:00am
June 1, 2018
Nisswa police officer Jeremy Rooney gives parents tips on how to keep their children safe on social media. Rooney’s talk was part of TRUTH 911’s NissWATCH program, which gave information on human trafficking and other internet crimes against children Tuesday, May 22, at the Nisswa Community Center. Theresa Bourke / Echo Journal
NissWATCH program busts human trafficking myths - Parents learn how to keep kids safe on social media
June 1, 2018 - 7:00am
May 23, 2018
Roxie Cibuzar of Trust, Report, United Together for Hope 911 of Nisswa, talks at an informational meeting on human trafficking and internet crimes against children Tuesday, May 22, at the Nisswa Community Center. Jennifer Kraus / Brainerd Dispatch
Nisswa 'Truth 911' hosts talk on sex trafficking
May 23, 2018 - 6:32pm
May 20, 2018
Keep kids safe with NissWATCH program
May 20, 2018 - 7:30am
January 28, 2018
The Breezy Point Figure Skating Club and Rising Hope Foundation co-hosted an event on Jan. 14 that raised money for human trafficking victims. Submitted Photo
Breezy Point skaters raise money for trafficking victims
January 28, 2018 - 4:00am
June 12, 2017
Walnut Grove Police Chief Michael Zeug was arrested Friday on charges of attempting to solicit minor for sex. Submitted photo
Small town Minnesota police chief, 2 others arrested in soliciting minors for sex sting
June 12, 2017 - 7:29pm
May 5, 2016
Man forgoes trial, pleads guilty to prostitution solicitation
May 5, 2016 - 9:44am
March 16, 2016
Cass County Board: Cass joins effort to reduce human trafficking
March 16, 2016 - 8:09pm
December 17, 2015
Brown and Bistodeau were two of four men arrested at a Brainerd hotel as part of a law enforcement operation, the fifth of its kind in Crow Wing County since May. The men responded to online advertisements for escort services and then engaged in conversations and interaction with undercover police officers, where they allegedly solicited sex in exchange for money. BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration.
2 arrested in Brainerd prostitution sting face charges
December 17, 2015 - 8:43am
November 24, 2015
Both men were arrested by Breezy Point Police after showing up for arranged meetings with a fictional escort in a Breezy Point hotel room through a classified advertising website. BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration
Charges filed in Breezy prostitution sting
November 24, 2015 - 8:07am
November 21, 2015
The men responded to online advertisements for escort services and then engaged in conversations and interaction with undercover police officers, where they solicited sex in exchange for money. BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration.
4 arrested in Brainerd prostitution sting
November 21, 2015 - 6:52pm
October 19, 2015
The Breezy Point Police Department announced Monday the arrests of two men at a Breezy Point area hotel for soliciting prostitution in a public place as a result of a law enforcement operation. BrainerdDispatch.com Illustration.
Sting nets 2 prostitution arrests in Breezy Point
October 19, 2015 - 10:37pm
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