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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
September 6, 2017
Sex trafficking discussion Sunday
Sexual exploitation and sex trafficking in Minnesota will be the topic of discussion at an event Sunday at First Lutheran Church in Brainerd. The event begins with a family potluck at 11:30 a.m. and then the presentation will be at 12:30 p.m. Two representatives with Lutheran Social...
September 6, 2017 - 12:30pm
January 8, 2017
Prevention focus in local fight against trafficking - Foster homes for survivors sought
Identifying more sex trafficking survivors and preventing young people from becoming victims in the first place are the focuses of law enforcement...
January 8, 2017 - 10:00pm
June 7, 2016
Target, trick, turn, traumatize: Forum educates about sex trafficking
A presentation offered to the Brainerd lakes area community Tuesday had a clear message: nothing about sex trafficking is as clear-cut as popular...
June 7, 2016 - 10:03pm
April 26, 2016
Too close to home: Forum tackles sex trafficking in Brainerd lakes area
Key players in the fight against sex trafficking in the Brainerd lakes area told an audience Monday night they cannot be successful without the...
April 26, 2016 - 8:49am
February 1, 2016
'Saving Grace' program launches: Foster home for youth sex trafficking survivors to open in Brainerd
Nearly five years ago, a presentation on youth sex trafficking inspired a group of advocates to form a coalition to address the problem locally...
February 1, 2016 - 8:06pm
December 29, 2015
No. 6: Stings shine light on sex trafficking
In May, a law enforcement operation resulting in charges against eight men for soliciting commercial sex at a Baxter hotel sent shock waves through...
December 29, 2015 - 11:41pm
October 6, 2015
Survivor finds safe harbor: Regional navigator shares story
EDITOR'S NOTE: Where names were not known, fictional names were assigned for the purpose of clarity. Monica Miller never expected to be...
October 6, 2015 - 9:17am
October 2, 2015
Sex trafficking: It's happening here in the lakes area
More than four months ago, a law enforcement operation resulting in charges against eight men for soliciting commercial sex at a Baxter hotel...
October 2, 2015 - 10:14pm