Nearly all of the American Indian women who wind up in the sex trade entered into it through a deception. Report interviewer Guadelupe Lopez says 'being asked by your boyfriend to sleep with three other guys is just a part of life.' From there its a life of violence, drug abuse and homelessness. American Indian women make up a disproportionately large percentage of women on probation for prostitution.
Climate change in Minnesota is clearly seen at night
A lot of warm days and far fewer chilly nights.
Driver, 83, killed in collision with semi-truck in Northfield
The Northfield man died at Hennepin County Medical Center.
Impatient driver who fatally struck woman outside Taco Bell sentenced
Tammy Renae Olson was sentenced to four years in prison.
Police: Teens 'careen recklessly' in stolen BMW, Mercedes in north metro
They ended up crashing the stolen vehicles, with two arrested and two others on the run.
Charges: California woman embezzled over $1M from MN employer
Mai Xiong faces several federal charges in the case.
Shot woman who sparked appeal found injured at Twin Cities hotel
Authorities began searching for Hsa Say early Monday morning.
Development may bring changes to Stonebrooke Golf Club in 2023
The popular southwest metro golf course offers scenic views of O'Dowd Lake.
Homeowners alert DNR to grouse hunting complaints in Northland
Some hunters are allegedly shooting directly in front of houses.
Charges: Teen couple tortured children while babysitting in St. Paul
A doctor called this "the worst case of abuse he has seen in over 20 years."
New apartment proposal could spell the end for Myth Live
Myth Live in Maplewood has a spotty past with the surrounding community.
Police trying to find woman, 18, who was shot at in St. Paul
Police are looking for help finding the woman.
American Indian activist Russell Means dies
Russell Means, the charismatic Oglala Sioux, writer, actor and activist who the New York Times says helped revive the warrior image of the American Indian in the 1970s with guerrilla-tactic protests, has died at 72. He was tried in Minnesota after a violent 71-day standoff with federal agents in 1973 at Wounded Knee, S.D.
Minneapolis sends first American Indian woman to legislature
Minneapolis voters are sending the first American Indian woman to the state legislature. Susan Allen won the special election Tuesday for the south Minneapolis seat in the House of Representatives. The DFLer takes over for Jeff Hayden who is now in the state Senate.
Duluth opera under fire for staging 'Pocahontas' with no American Indians in lead roles
The director of the Duluth Festival Opera says auditions failed to generate interesting among native opera performers, but a critic says the opera just didn't try hard enough and that it's unacceptable to cast the story of a young American Indian woman with non-natives in the principal cast.
American Swedish Institute wants to make Stephen Colbert its tweetmeister
Comedian Stephen Colbert has been urging Sweden to turn its Twitter account over to him for a week. No bites from Stockholm yet. He got one from Minneapolis, though. The American Swedish Institute, located in the Mill City, wants to let Colbert manage its tweets for a week leading up to the opening of a new cultural center.
Former Olympian arrested in St. Paul in prostitution sting
A former Olympic skier who is now running for parks commissioner in the west metro area was arrested in St. Paul. Police told the Pioneer Press that 43-year-old Matthew Laue was cited last week for a misdemeanor charge of soliciting a prostitute.
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