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Published May 28, 2013, 03:55 PM

Halstad, MN mayor faces charges

A small town northwestern Minnesota mayor is in trouble with the law. Halstad mayor Steve Sortland was arrested during a traffic stop in Halstad yesterday afternoon.

A small town northwestern Minnesota mayor is in trouble with the law. Halstad mayor Steve Sortland was arrested during a traffic stop in Halstad yesterday afternoon.

He's charged with third degree criminal sexual misconduct and terroristic threats. Sortland is being held at the Northwest Regional Correction Center in Crookston. He'll appear in Norman County Court in the morning.

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