Instead of writing the sort of lighter articles that traditionally greet freshman in the University of Minnesota Duluth's student newspaper, two reporters with The Statesman chose instead to do a series of investigative pieces to bring attention to unreported sexual assault cases among college students.
Video: Man harasses Jimmy John's workers, wishes death on them over mask mandate
"When are you going to start using that brain inside of your head," the man asks.
Michigan writer: 'Don't count out the Vikings' on Jim Harbaugh
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St. Louis Park PD release photos of vehicle involved in shooting on I-394
A man was shot multiple times as he drove down I-394 last week.
Perfect 10: Gophers gymnasts make history with two perfect scores
Mya Hooten and Ona Loper were literally perfect on Monday night.
Authorities now looking into MN lawmaker's report of assault
Video shows Rep. Nolan West being grabbed and pushed out of a public event.
COVID treatments: Essentia Health to help test 3 existing meds
The clinical trial includes the much-discussed drug ivermectin.
Suspect crashes into Minneapolis snow plow, fires shots at plow driver
The plow driver was pulled to the side of the road when the incident happened.
Coldest day of the winter is possible this week in Minnesota
An air temp of -30F isn't out of the question too far from the metro.
District fires school counselor accused of sexually assaulting student
He's been charged with felony criminal sexual conduct.
Authorities pinpoint source of CO that killed family of 7
The victims, all members of Hernandez-Pinto family, were found dead in a Moorhead home.
Photos: Winners of the World Snow Sculpting Championship in Stillwater
Twelve teams from around the world competed.
North Dakota teacher arrested for sexting, sexual assault
Richard Laqua has been charged with sexually assaulting a student and sending her explicit text messages. School administrators say the girl was not in the teacher’s class and they don’t know how he got the student’s cell phone number.
2 Minn. student athletes charged with sexual assault of teammates
Todd County authorities have charged two student athletes following claims of sexual assault by their fellow teammates at Browerville High School. Court documents said a number of victims claimed they were assaulted by Seth Kellen and Connor Burns, both 18, as well as an unnamed juvenile teammate, in an alleged incident at Horseshoe Lake last August.
U of M sanctions fraternity after sex assault reports
Two reports of sexual assault were made at a Sigma Chi fraternity at the University of Minnesota on Sept. 15, and the university has put the chapter on probation, Fox 9 reports. In one case, the woman chose not to press charges. In the other, a victim reported an assault to police who were responding to another incident on campus.
Minnesota priest accused of sexual assault jailed in India
Rev. Joseph Jeyapaul allegedly sexually assaulted two underage girls in the Diocese of Crookston eight years ago. The Star Tribune reports the 57-year-old went to India before charges were filed in 2006. Jeyapaul denies the allegations and continues to work with children.
Local restaurant carries on tradition of giving despite loss
Casper's Cherokee Tavern in West St. Paul has given free Thanksgiving dinners to those who can't afford or cook them since 1983. But a fire last month to Jim and Rick Casper's Eagan restaurant almost stopped the tradition. Despite facing $750 thousand in damages, the brothers knew they had to go forward, no matter the cost.
Report on cause of Sartell paper mill fire released
Investigators say the fire at Sartell's Verso paper mill was caused by an overheated compressor. There was a severe loss of pressure in the water that normally cooled the equipment. The subsequent explosion and fire killed one worker and damaged the plant, which the company recently announced will not reopen.
Your traditional Thanksgiving meal will cost you more this year
The American Farm Bureau Federation says the cost to cook a meal with turkey and all the trimmings is up 13 percent -- upping the price per plate to about $5.
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