Lawyers for over 700 people committed indefinitely to the Minnesota Sex Offender Program are asking the full 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to reconsider a three-judge panel's ruling that the program is constitutional.
The Todd County Sheriff's Office is holding a public meeting in regards to a level three sex offender now living in Clarissa. A Todd County fact sheet says Israel Lenthe engaged in sexual contact with a 5-year-old girl, she was vulnerable due to a disability.
A federal judge who ruled Minnesota's sex offender program unconstitutional is warning state leaders he may resort to a "more forceful solution" if they don't prove willing to fix the program on their own.