Thursday Dec 5
Judge commits level 2 sex offender to state hospital
A 58-year-old male, level 2 sex offender was indeterminately committed as a sexually dangerous person to the Minnesota Sex Offender Program in Moose Lake and St. Peter and to any successor program, Nov. 25 in Brown County District Court.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Trees For Troops Weekend Coming Up
Carlton, MN Chief Warrant Officer Charles Young is moving double time at the Chub Lake Tree Farm in Carlton.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Task force proposes big changes in Minn. sex-offender program
A state task force concluded that Minnesota's program for committing sex offenders "captures too many people and keeps many of them too long" Retired Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Eric Magnuson, left, chair of the Sex Offender Civil Commitment Advisory Task Force, and the task force's vice chair, James Rosenbaum, a retired U.S. District Court ... (more)
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Are Minnesota's sex offenders the 'worst of the worst'?
At the MSOP in Moose Lake, Michael Meyer has been fighting for his release. Sex offenders in the MSOP have been described as the "worst of the worst'' - violent predators too dangerous for public release.
Habitat for Humanity collects holiday lights
You can drop off your holiday lights at the following locations: Habitat for Humanity in Superior, Campbell's Lumber, any Twin Ports Super One Foods, and Alco in Moose Lake.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
The Brainerd Daily Dispatch
Business Notes Dec. 1
Pickar has more than five years of experience in project management, contract management, and contract administration, most recently with Corval Group Inc., of St. Paul.
Minnesota sex offender facilities ban local newspapers
ST. PETER, Minn. - Sex offenders in Minnesota's treatment facilities in St. Peter and Moose Lake are specifically barred from ordering or reading newspapers that cover those communities.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
ABC 6 Investigates: Minnesota Sex Offender Program Part 2
Even though the men and women in the treatment program have served their prison sentences, they claim they are still locked up.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Former MN Rep annouces candidacy for Governor
The former lawmaker would also stop any attempt to release sex offenders now in secure facilities in Moose Lake and Stillwater.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Lawsuit challenges Minnesota Sex Offender Program
After only one successful release in the program's 19 year history, directors of the Minnesota Sex Offenders program are considering petitions for up to a dozen men for release into less restrictive settings.
Twin Cities Daily Planet
Minnesota senators mull sex offender guidelines
The Minnesota Senate judiciary committee meets to discuss the Minnesota Sex Offender Program and Civil Commitment at the Capitol on Monday, Nov. 18, 2013.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Minn. senators: sex offender program needs change
ST. PAUL, Minn. - The chairman of the Senate's judiciary panel warned Monday that if Minnesota lawmakers don't reform the state's imperiled sex offender treatment program in their upcoming session, a judge may do it for them.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Ruben Rosario: Sex-offender civil commitments bring out worst in politicians
Sex offenders, the modern-day lepers of society and a politician's favorite whipping boy, are back in the news.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
KEYC Television, Mankato, MN
BC-HKO--Prep Girls Hockey Poll
By The Associated Press The Nov. 13, 2013, Associated Press poll for Minnesota girls' high school hockey, provided by Let's Play Hockey newspaper.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Mark Dayton flip-flops, now opposes release of sex offenders
Minnesota's sex offender program was created in 1994, but since then only two men have been released from its Moose Lake facility.