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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Crow Wing County Most Wanted: December
Santa to be at Ole and Lena's on Saturday
Disabled students learn life lessons with holiday craft sale
Essentia envisions multimillion-dollar investment in downtown Duluth campus
Pequot Lakes: Council approves Trailside Park design items on split vote
Dance: Revolution takes third in Aitkin
Boys Hockey: Lightning lose three games
Crosslake archer takes 26th
Football: Schindel named MVP for Patriots
Wrestling: Road Crew takes 3 of 4 - Team sweeps home triangular
Jerome "Joe" Hines
George E. Schwagerl
Anthony Paul Bjerkness
Walter Ferdinand Williams III (Chic)
Famous people you didn’t know had Minnesota ties
Grace United Methodist to present Christmas cantata
Chef's Hat: Turn to comfort foods for that busy time of year
3 things for better health - Dec. 12
Faith: Pecan pie
Letter to the editor: Losing Laposky is huge loss
Letter to the editor: The old lamplighter
Opinion: How to have a merry Christmas
Cheesehead Chatter: Don't stress about Christmas
Enjoy Momma's mouth-watering fudge recipe
letters to the editor
Elmer and Val Stephan
Births - Nov. 26, 2017
November 20, 2017
Minnesota program reaches more teens trafficked for sex
An evaluation of the state's Safe Harbor Program found most at-risk and sexually exploited youths in the program reported feeling more hopeful and better prepared for the future. Wilder Research completed its second evaluation of Minnesota's Safe Harbor program, a statewide system...
November 20, 2017 - 6:30am
November 6, 2017
Sex sting training nets actual arrest in Nisswa: Man faces felonies for soliciting juvenile
For more than 350 law enforcement officers at Grand View Lodge in Nisswa Thursday, a demonstration on disrupting demand for underage sex trafficking...
November 6, 2017 - 5:00am
September 14, 2017
Five men accused of soliciting children for sex in Woodbury
WOODBURY, Minn.—Five men were arrested in Woodbury during an undercover operation targeting people who solicit children for sex Wednesday,...
September 14, 2017 - 5:07pm
April 24, 2017
Charges dropped against Minn. woman accused of sex trafficking
April 24, 2017 - 8:07pm
March 29, 2017
Prosecutors: 'Uber' of sex trafficking rings busted in Twin Cities; also stretched into ND
COTTAGE GROVE, Minn. -- In a Twin Cites’ suburb townhouse less than a half-mile from a Cottage Grove elementary school there was a brothel...
March 29, 2017 - 5:39pm
Sex trafficking presentations planned in Hackensack
Lynnette Dirks, Support Within Reach Walker office representative, informed the Cass County Board earlier this month about an upcoming film and...
March 29, 2017 - 6:45am
March 7, 2017
Charge: Minnesota woman forced developmentally disabled woman to be prostitute
LITTLE CANADA, Minn.—A Little Canada woman is accused of forcing a vulnerable adult who was temporarily living with her to work as a prostitute...
March 7, 2017 - 9:10pm
February 23, 2017
Prosecutors say Minnesota man was sex trafficker, while he says he was just women's driver
BLAINE, Minn.—The women didn't speak English, so they allegedly had DongZhu Jiang drive them to and from hotels and apartments where they...
February 23, 2017 - 9:23pm
May 5, 2016
Man forgoes trial, pleads guilty to prostitution solicitation
A 28-year-old Little Falls man charged in a law enforcement sting pleaded guilty to a gross misdemeanor last week for soliciting prostitution in a public place.
May 5, 2016 - 9:44am
April 6, 2016
4 plead guilty of solicitation sting charges; 4 to go to trial
Court appearances for four men charged with soliciting prostitution in law enforcement stings have ended with guilty pleas, while four others...
April 6, 2016 - 10:03am
December 17, 2015
2 arrested in Brainerd prostitution sting face charges
Two of the men arrested in a Brainerd prostitution sting operation in November were officially charged by the Crow Wing County Attorney's Office...
December 17, 2015 - 8:43am
November 24, 2015
Charges filed in Breezy prostitution sting
Two men arrested as part of a law enforcement prostitution operation conducted in October in Breezy Point are now officially facing charges. Roger...
November 24, 2015 - 8:07am
November 21, 2015
4 arrested in Brainerd prostitution sting
The first law enforcement prostitution sting operation in Brainerd and the fifth in Crow Wing County since May resulted in the arrests of four...
November 21, 2015 - 6:52pm
October 19, 2015
Sting nets 2 prostitution arrests in Breezy Point
BREEZY POINT - Area law enforcement agencies' focus on sex trafficking has shifted to the north. The Breezy Point Police Department announced...
October 19, 2015 - 10:37pm