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Update: Several schools are two hours late
County upgrading to electronic voting system
Reaching for college: Grant to help with success beyond high school
Man's death on Battle Lake under investigation
Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, February 20 and Wednesday, February 21
Girls basketball: Willmar escapes Alexandria with a CLC title
Fan buses available for girls state hockey game tomorrow
Intense on table tennis
Girls hockey: An end to the opening-round exit
Gould named CLC performer of the week
Alexandria Area Community Calendar
The day Curt Felt died
Bonding over books
Toys for Kids reaches 165 children
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
Rose Cummings (Mom of Pat Gustafson)
Mike Frisch: A one-two punch for perch
Northeast's Minnesota moose population remains low but stable
Is feeding the ducks helping or hurting them?
Wolf, entangled in snare, shot and killed in Duluth
Albert takes a position with the DNR
Lilian "Lill" Brezina
Dirk Morgan Hezlep
Curtis H. Weber
Dorothy M. Arne
1918: School bus crash caused 'severe nervous shock'
IN THE KNOW: Shootings need long-term solution
LETTER: Is government trying to disarm the public?
LETTER: Where do elected leaders stand on gun control?
EDITORIAL: Alexandria should raise tobacco age to 21
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
Conservation plan pays farmers
Alexandria J.C. Penney store to close
USDA: Farm profits to fall in 2018
Adding some kick to downtown: Martial arts studio moves into new location, expands classes
Report: Minnesota solar jobs jumped 48 percent last year
hires and promotions
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January 24, 2018
Law enforcement plans for sex trafficking issues around Super Bowl
MINNEAPOLIS—A side effect of any big event like the Super Bowl is sex trafficking. "We know that there's going to be a million-plus people...
January 24, 2018 - 1:45pm
January 12, 2018
Recognizing human trafficking: Panel will examine changing nature of the sex trade
If you saw a semi-truck parked on the off-ramp of the interstate and there was a car parked behind or in front of it, what would you think? A. That there was something mechanically wrong with either vehicle. B. That it was a relative stopping for a quick visit with the driver of...
January 12, 2018 - 6:47am
April 24, 2017
Charges dropped against Minn. woman accused of sex trafficking
April 24, 2017 - 8:07pm
February 12, 2017
Film exposes underworld of U.S. children sold online for sex
NEW YORK—When Mary Mazzio first heard about middle-school girls from her hometown of Boston suing a website on which they had been sold for sex, the self-described "recovering lawyer" was blown away. "What? Fifteen minutes from where I live?" the film director remembers thinking....
February 12, 2017 - 7:00am
December 7, 2016
Sex industry survivor: 'I still feel filthy'
"I never wore red lipstick and fishnets." These words were spoken at the Alexandria Area High School by 33-year-old Hayley King, a survivor...
December 7, 2016 - 6:00am
November 25, 2016
Survivor of sex industry to speak about trafficking
Alexandria Area Community Foundation and Alexandria Public Schools will host a sex trafficking awareness presentation on Thursday, Dec. 1, at 6 p.m. at Alexandria Area High School. Speaker Hayley King survived six years of involvement in the commercial sex industry. Upon exiting that...
November 25, 2016 - 9:21am
November 18, 2016
COMMENTARY: We need to address sex trafficking
By Dave Vagle, President, Alexandria Area Community Foundation
November 18, 2016 - 9:00am
November 16, 2016
MDH wins grant to fight sex, labor trafficking
Minnesota will soon be better equipped to fight the growing public health problem of labor trafficking, thanks to a $2.87 million grant the Minnesota Department of Health won this month from the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs.
November 16, 2016 - 7:00am
November 4, 2016
Concert to raise awareness of sex trafficking in area
A new community-wide effort is taking root to address the problem of human sex trafficking and child exploitation in the Alexandria area. To help create awareness about the issue, a concert is scheduled at Lake Community Church on Friday, Nov. 11, featuring Remedy Drive. The concert...
November 4, 2016 - 7:00am
January 15, 2016
Community forum to cover sex trafficking in Minnesota
The West Central Minnesota Human Trafficking Task Force announces two community conversations in January as a part of Human Trafficking Awareness Month. These events are open to the public. Community forums and discussions to raise awareness about the prevalence of sexual exploitation...
January 15, 2016 - 12:00am
February 27, 2015
Sex trafficking case highlighted in federal hearing
Klobuchar calls to treat minors sold for sex as victims, not defendants
February 27, 2015 - 12:00am
January 9, 2014
Performance, discussion to raise sex trafficking awareness
BOTTOM, an original play about human sex trafficking in Minnesota, will be presented on Sunday, January 19 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Grand...
January 9, 2014 - 10:24pm