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Charges alleging sexual assault of girl are dropped

DULUTH -- Charges against a former Duluth man accused of repeatedly sexually assaulting a preteen girl over more than three years have been dropped.

Kenyon Ray Graves, 52, of Mitchell, S.D., faced up to 30 years in prison if convicted of first-degree criminal sexual conduct in St. Louis County court.

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Jeff Holmquist
Jeff Holmquist has been managing editor of the New Richmond News since 2004. He holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and business administration from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. He has previously worked as editor in Wadena, Minn.; Detroit Lakes, Minn.; Hutchinson, Minn.; and Bloomington, Minn. He also was previously owner of the Osceola Sun, Stillwater Courier and Scandia Messenger along with his wife. Together they previously founded and published The Old Times newspaper for antiques and collectibles collectors; and Up!, a Christian magazine of hope and encouragement.
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