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NOEM: More work needed to combat sexual assault in military

April 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

Each year, I have the privilege of nominating a handful of South Dakota students for admission into one of our nation’s military academies. I’m always [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_original”,”fid”:”651553″,”attributes”:{“alt”:”",”class”:”m…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Changing the conversation: Words carry power in sexual, domestic assault discussions

March 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — Women with short hair are not common targets of sexual assault.
Carrying an umbrella can stop a potential perpetrator.
These myths and others about sexual assault are found in the viral article, “Through a Rapist’s Eyes.”
The 16-po…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Grafton jury convicts man of sex assault on preteen girl

March 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAFTON — A Grafton man faces up to 20 years in prison after being convicted this week of one count of sexually assaulting a preteen girl in 2005. The same jury could not reach a verdict on two similar counts.
The jury in state district court in G…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Grafton jury convicts man of sex assault on preteen girl

March 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAFTON — A Grafton man faces up to 20 years in prison after being convicted this week of one count of sexually assaulting a preteen girl in 2005. The same jury could not reach a verdict on two similar counts.
The jury in state district court in G…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Doctor acquitted of 14 sex charges; mistrial declared on 2 counts

February 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

SUPERIOR, Wis. — A Douglas County jury on Thursday acquitted an Eau Claire pediatrician of 14 sexual assault-related felonies, but failed to agree on two other charges.
The partial verdict came after more than 21 hours of deliberation over three d…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Doctor acquitted of 14 sex charges; mistrial declared on 2 counts

February 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

SUPERIOR, Wis. — A Douglas County jury on Thursday acquitted an Eau Claire pediatrician of 14 sexual assault-related felonies, but failed to agree on two other charges.
The partial verdict came after more than 21 hours of deliberation over three d…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Second of three TH brothers sentenced in child sex abuse case

January 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

A 19-year-old Two Harbors man who pled guilty to four counts of fifth degree criminal sexual conduct against a child under 10 was sentenced to probation and community service Monday.
Originally charged with a felony, his plea agreement reduced the f…continue reading on twoharborsmn.com

Iowa man charged with sexual assault

May 31, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

What started out as a night of drinking may end up as five years in prison, a $5,000 fine or both for Jesse Garon Red-Hail, 30, Sioux City, Iowa. Continue Reading

NOEM: Military needs to do more to protect women in service

May 30, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Soldiers should feel safe around their fellow service members, and should never feel threatened in their presence. Continue Reading

Sexual Assault Response Team convenes in Lake County

May 9, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

Sexual violence isn’t easy to discuss. Statistically, only a fraction of all sexual assaults are ever reported. Fear, shame, and uncertainty about how they’ll be treated or whether they’ll be believed can keep victims from coming forward. The end result is that many women and a smaller, but significant number of men go without the help and support they need. Continue Reading