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Bygones for July 24, 2017
Two Bovey councilors face felony charges
Police arrest alleged burglar in hour long chase, search
Officer-involved shooting reported Sunday in Willmar
Scientists invade Duluth to share emerald ash borer research
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The Memo: What to know in business this week for July 24
A taste of home: Nanay's Kitchen brings Filipino flavors to Rice Lake Road
Frustrating time to be a home buyer in Duluth area: Strong seller's market continues this spring and summer
United Airlines says it's bumping fewer passengers since dragging scandal
Lyft to build its own self-driving technology, open lab in California
Kahne records first NASCAR Cup Series win since 2014
Latavius Murray, Dalvin Cook vie to replace Adrian Peterson at RB
NBA: Hall of Fame coach Kundla dies at 101
Clayton, Nelson win Buzz Ryan Triathlon
Drag racing: Line nipped in Pro Stock semifinals
Duluth Film Collective creates community, aids collaboration among local movie lovers, filmmakers
Readings & Writers for July 23, 2017
Heartland Indie Best-sellers for July 23, 2017
How much does yard leveling cost?
At Rice Lake home, play runs in the family
Duluth Denfeld High School Class of 1944 Reunion
Mike & Bonnie Hatfield
Marilyn and Dick Story
Emma Louise Hegg
Bob and Margaret Ruikka
Michael W. Simon
Margaret Ann "Peggy" Collard
Nicholas J. Jagunich Sr.
Ashley Mae Peterson
Louis Anton "Tony" Fosse
Pro/Con: Venezuela needs negotiation, not American intervention
Pro/Con: Trump should muster an international rescue of Venezuela
Reader's View: Shaming can get potholes fixed
Reader's View: Fool’s gold is not the issue
Field Reports: Input sought on draft Lake Vermilion fisheries plan
Outdoors Notes for July 23, 2017
Houston's fishing report: Don't ignore warmer waters
Ask a Conservation Officer: Parking confusion at boat ramps
Nice Fish for July 23, 2017
Girl Scouts show support, volunteer to help other kids
Photo contest celebrates the St. Louis River
Through Readers' Eyes
July 18, 2017
Under attack, Backpage.com has its supporters as anti-trafficking tool. But many differ.
Not everyone wants to shut down Backpage.com. The online classified ad site, which generates millions of dollars in revenue by hosting sex-related...
July 18, 2017 - 12:17pm
June 24, 2017
Reader's view: Sexual assault trivialized by Doonesbury
The Doonesbury comic strip in the Sunday, June 11, News Tribune went a little too far. The sixth frame made a joke about comments President Donald Trump made 12 years ago. While sexual assault includes the behavior Trump mentioned, it also can be so very much worse. It is not an appropriate...
June 24, 2017 - 4:36pm
June 3, 2017
Reader's View: Don't be some stranger's next victim
I am writing regarding the May 17 article, "Minn. man facing charges after creating Craigslist ad looking for 'serious girls' interested in incest." This person is presumed innocent unless proven guilty. But the charges highlight the fact that we have many social-media platforms used...
June 3, 2017 - 12:15am
May 25, 2017
Prosecutors charge 21 more in alleged Thai sex trafficking operation
MINNEAPOLIS —Prosecutors and law officers say they have dismantled a Thai sex trafficking operation that spread across the United States...
May 25, 2017 - 7:11pm
May 18, 2017
Charges: Minn. couple operated ‘large-scale’ trafficking enterprise offering commercial sex services in over 12 states
WOODBURY, Minn. — Two people arrested this week ran a large-scale prostitution and trafficking operation offering commercial sex services ...
May 18, 2017 - 4:01pm
May 11, 2017
Minnesota woman awarded almost $1 million in child sex tourism case
MINNEAPOLIS—A local Laotian woman was awarded nearly $1 million Thursday after winning an unprecedented civil suit in U.S. District Court...
May 11, 2017 - 10:26pm
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
March 24, 2017
Capitol Chatter: A legislative budget primer
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Legislature is moving at warp speed, at least for a while. This is the time of the legislative session in which...
March 24, 2017 - 4:05pm
March 8, 2017
Wis. veterinarian sentenced 4 years for labor, sex trafficking
BALDWIN, Wis.—In Minnesota's first-ever labor trafficking conviction, a Baldwin, Wis. veterinarian was sentenced to more than four years...
March 8, 2017 - 5:17pm
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
Ireland passes law to make buying sex a crime
LONDON — Ireland has made it a crime to buy sex after passing a law which it says is aimed at tackling sex trafficking and protecting...
February 23, 2017 - 9:32am
February 15, 2017
Tech is way to fight trafficking, actor Kutcher tells Washington
NEW YORK -- Hollywood actor and tech investor Ashton Kutcher urged U.S. legislators on Wednesday, Feb. 15, to drum up government support for...
February 15, 2017 - 2:07pm
January 16, 2017
Local view: Understanding trafficking key in finding solutions
Congratulations to the Twin Ports as it embarks on a fifth mayoral proclamation and recognition of Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Each January...
January 16, 2017 - 11:00pm