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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
No rest for the snow-weary: More snow in the forecast
Pine River-Backus recognizes School Board Recognition Week
Baxter City Council: Streets project on docket for new Baxter Elementary
Rollover injures 2 passengers
Legislators address Crosslake loon center funding, other issues
Girls Basketball: Tiger girls win two
Boys Basketball: Tigers win 3, improve to 18-4. Raph, Hirschey both get 1,000th point
Athletics: Pequot spring sports meeting scheduled
PL 7th-graders take Mid-State crown
Wick takes 1st, 3rd in Duluth
Douglas T. Imgrund
Charles F. Zwisler Jr.
Joel Brian Carlson
Charles "Chuck" William Halstead
Chef's Hat: For a fast, easy, healthy dish, try salmon
Women can reduce risk of heart disease with diet, exercise
3 things for better health - Feb. 18
Jake Haapajoki took his own life as a teen. But his 'Smiles' live on.
Faith: God shows how much He loves us
As I See It: Illegal immigration - do the political math
Letter to the editor: A question of ethical accountability
From the Lefthand Corner: We truly are surrounded by good in Echoland
The Cracker Barrel: A sense of wonder
Mayor's Notebook: Participate in changing Breezy Point for the better
letters to the editor
HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY
Births: Jan. 15, 2019
Dayne Fox- Jennah Fox
Open House For Cecil Kottschade
February 15, 2019
WeARE, Men as Peacemakers to host forum on sex trafficking
WeARE Advocates for Reproductive Education, in collaboration with Central Lakes College, will present an education forum 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday,...
February 15, 2019 - 9:00am
January 25, 2019
LSS to host 2 events in observation of National Sex Trafficking Prevention Month
Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota will host two events to raise awareness about the signs of sex trafficking and to educate Brainerd area residents on what they can do to prevent it. The first event is a January Soup-Off, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, in rooms 1 and 2 of the...
January 25, 2019 - 4:30am
June 1, 2018
NissWATCH program busts human trafficking myths - Parents learn how to keep kids safe on social media
What comes to mind after hearing the terms "sex trafficking" or "human trafficking?" For many, it's thoughts of a young girl or woman tied up...
June 1, 2018 - 7:00am
May 23, 2018
Nisswa 'Truth 911' hosts talk on sex trafficking
NISSWA—Six. The age of a child when they have their first encounter with a pornographic image. This was one statistic reported at an informational...
May 23, 2018 - 6:32pm
Symposium offered on dangers of sex trafficking, sexual assault
The symposium "One Loaf at a Time," which focuses on the dangers of sex trafficking and sexual violence, will be held Wednesday and Thursday,...
April 23, 2018 - 7:00am
April 5, 2018
Sex trafficking seminar April 25-26 in Hackensack
HACKENSACK—Linnea Dietrich of Hackensack and Lynnette Dirks-Tripp will offer a two-day seminar again this year to make people aware of sex trafficking in this area. Last year, 450 people attended a film presentation at Bear Pause Theater about this subject. This year, there...
April 5, 2018 - 1:30pm
January 28, 2018
Strategies for staying safe on social media suggested at YMCA
Accusations of sexual harassment by celebrities have dominated national headlines in recent months, but local parents may be more concerned about...
January 28, 2018 - 10:00am
January 22, 2018
Forum delves into shady practices behind sex trade
Area residents funneled into the Franklin Arts Center Thursday to shed light on the manipulative business practices behind sex trafficking—a...
January 22, 2018 - 4:00am
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