A Fairfax woman accused of allowing her husband to sexually abuse underage girls for several years is scheduled to make her first appearance in court today (THU). 36-year-old Shelly Kay Berger faces one count of child endangerment after knowingly permitting the continuous sexual abuse of a child for allegedly knowing about 37-year-old Troy Matthew Berger’s behavior and not reporting it. He faces a total of 23 criminal sexual conduct charges in Nicollet County, as well as several counts in Sibley and Renville Counties, over allegations that he sexually assaulted 3 pre-teen girls once or twice a week for several years. The abuse reportedly occurred while the Bergers lived in Bernadotte, Gibbon and Winthrop. Troy Berger is in custody in the Sibley County Jail, and will be back in court March 7th.