Wetterlings To Hold Community Meeting In PaynesvilleThe parents of an 11-year-old boy who was abducted from a rural central Minnesota road 26 years ago are holding a community meeting in a nearby town that saw its own string of sexual assaults of young boys in the 1980s. Patty and Jerry Wetterling are holding a meeting Sunday night at the high school in Paynesville.
Bill Heightening Response To Campus Sex Assaults AdvancesA bill establishing a new protocol for Minnesota universities and more avenues for students and others to report cases of campus sexual violence has cleared a Minnesota House committee.
Suit: Crosiers Hid Priest's Past, Created NuisanceA lawsuit filed Thursday by four men who say they were molested by a priest in the 1970s claims a Catholic order created a public nuisance when it failed to warn families that the priest could pose a risk. It was one of two lawsuits filed Thursday in Minnesota against the Crosier Fathers and Brothers and the Rev. Gerald Funcheon, who worked in suburban Minneapolis, among other places, and has admitted to abusing minors.
Grand Rapids Correctional Officer Pleads Guilty To Criminal Sexual ConductA 24-year-old correctional officer has pleaded guilty to charges accusing him of a series of alleged sexual assaults involving a 15-year-old girl at a juvenile correctional facility, the Itasca County Attorney's Office announced Tuesday.
Neighbors Discuss Paynesville Family & Possible Wetterling ConnectionThe Stearns County Sheriff's Office is continuing to investigate a father and son from Paynesville to see if they might be connected to the 1989 abduction of Jacob Wetterling. Delbert and Tim Huber are in prison for the 2011 murder of Tim Larson, an Albertville teacher who the Hubers shot in dispute over $50.
Cambridge Pastor Sentenced For Sexual Assault A 55-year-old pastor from Cambridge, Minn., was sentenced Wednesday to 160 days in jail and 10 years of probation for sexually assaulting a mentee. Ryan Jay Muehlhauser had pleaded guilty in February to two felony counts of criminal sexual conduct.
Teen On The Lam Turns Self InOne of teenagers accused in several sexual assaults in Powderhorn Park last November has turned himself in after running away last week.
Teen Suspected In Powderhorn Assaults On The LooseOne of teenagers accused in several sexual assaults in Powderhorn Park last November is currently on the loose.
Woman Assaulted In Powderhorn Park Says She's HealingThe woman assaulted at Powderhorn Park while out cross-country skiing with her children released a statement saying she is healing from the attack thanks to family and friends.
U Says Sex Attackers May Be Students