In an effort to temper what he calls ongoing harassment of Muslims in the St. Cloud area, Jaylani Hussein met with area officials Wednesday.

Hussein, the executive director for the Minnesota branch of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, said St. Cloud is becoming "somewhat of a hotbed" of misinformation about Muslims.

"We want to make sure St. Cloud is not known for its battle against immigrants and people of other faiths," Hussein said.

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