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Duluth schools explore schedule options: Seven periods, block scheduling would expand elective choices
Willmar Integration Center coffee encourages communication
Photos with Santa raises funds for The Wolfe Center
ASTROBOB: Voyager 1 Fires Thrusters After 37 Years, Gets New Lease On Life
Greater Bemidji to host public listening session on sports commission
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William (Bill) Robert Lamb
Thomas M. Gates
Retail curtails my workout at the mall
In matters of the heart, faith becomes real
Always cover Norfolk Island Pine after purchase
GENERATIONS: Tony Nicholson: An old-fashioned boy's Christmas
SAM COOK: Help Bob give a kid the gift of wheels
PHOTOS OF THE MONTH: Inside and out
Around the Arts, December 17
These men thought they adopted a mini piglet until she became Esther the Wonder Pig, darling of the internet
BSO celebrates the season
The Force is strong with 'The Last Jedi,' critics say
Outdoors notebook: New MN regulations, ND dates set
Snowy owls head south
Resort workers keep Lake of the Woods winter fishing industry running smoothly
Tullibees continue to decline in Green Lake
Trout Unlimited to hold fly-tying class Dec. 14
Delbert & Linda Olson
Tom & Linda Peterson
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: It’s time for common sense in our country
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: When the lake is frozen over
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: City seeking members for Sanford Center board, subcommittees
Commentary: It is risky to sell your soul to the devil
Retail curtails my workout at the mall
December 8, 2017
Somali refugee aims to help Minnesotans better understand their plight
BRAINERD, Minn.—Somalis in Minnesota often find themselves misunderstood, but one young refugee hopes to help change that.
December 8, 2017 - 9:57am
December 5, 2017
'It tears this community apart': Concerns raised over Minn. councilman's anti-immigrant Facebook activity
WILLMAR — Both detractors and supporters of Willmar City Council member Ron Christianson spoke Monday night during the Willmar City Council...
December 5, 2017 - 9:02am
December 1, 2017
Trump calls sanctuary city murder verdict 'travesty of justice'
President Donald Trump blasted a California jury that acquitted a Mexican immigrant who was in the U.S. illegally in the shooting death of a...
December 1, 2017 - 8:55am
November 21, 2017
Trump administration to end provisional residency protection for 60,000 Haitians
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration has given nearly 60,000 Haitians with provisional legal residency in this country 18 months to leave, announcing Monday that it will not renew the Temporary Protected Status that has allowed them to remain here for more than seven years. The decision...
November 21, 2017 - 8:22am
November 10, 2017
Central Minn. farm worker from Guatemala makes his case to stay in U.S.
ST. PAUL—Wearing tan pants and a dark-colored sweatshirt with shackles on his hands and feet, a teary-eyed Julio Estrada Escobar admitted...
November 10, 2017 - 8:41am
November 9, 2017
White House chief of staff tried to pressure acting DHS chief to expel Hondurans, officials say
WASHINGTON - On Monday, as the Department of Homeland Security prepared to extend the residency permits of tens of thousands of Honduran immigrants...
November 9, 2017 - 10:32am
November 4, 2017
US frees 10-year-old immigrant with cerebral palsy
WASHINGTON - Federal officials on Friday released a 10-year-old girl with cerebral palsy who was detained in Texas last week after undergoing surgery because she was an undocumented immigrant traveling without her parents.
November 4, 2017 - 12:20pm
October 31, 2017
ACLU sues for release of girl with cerebral palsy who is being held in immigration detention
Lawyers for an undocumented 10-year-old girl who was detained in Texas after undergoing surgery demanded her immediate release on Tuesday in a lawsuit filed against the Trump administration in federal court. Rosa Maria Hernandez, who has cerebral palsy, has been held at a federally...
October 31, 2017 - 4:39pm
October 24, 2017
Central Minnesota farm worker remains in custody while immigration case is pending
EVANSVILLE, Minn. — Julio Estrada Escobar, a farm worker in Evansville who fled — illegally — from Guatemala to the United...
October 24, 2017 - 7:43pm
October 20, 2017
This is how a man facing deportation started a family in central Minnesota
EVANSVILLE, Minn. — Julio Estrada Escobar was born and raised in Guatemala. But in 2001, at the age of 18, he fled to the United States...
October 20, 2017 - 6:06am
October 18, 2017
Second judge rules against latest travel ban, saying Trump's own words show it was aimed at Muslims
A federal judge in Maryland early Wednesday issued a second halt on the latest version of President Donald Trump's travel ban, asserting that the president's own comments on the campaign trail and on Twitter convinced him that the directive was akin to an unconstitutional Muslim ban....
October 18, 2017 - 8:25am
Central Minnesota farm worker faces possible deportation to Guatemala
EVANSVILLE, Minn. — Nancy Estrada was on the phone talking to her husband, Julio Estrada Escobar, when he told her, "I just got pulled...
October 18, 2017 - 6:53am
October 9, 2017
Trump administration releases hard-line immigration principles, threatening deal on 'dreamers'
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration released a list of hard-line immigration principles late Sunday that threaten to derail a deal in Congress to allow hundreds of thousands of younger undocumented immigrants to remain in the country legally. The administration's wish list includes...
October 9, 2017 - 6:22am
September 25, 2017
Longtime Minnesota resident, facing deportation, asks community for help
WORTHINGTON, Minn. — Jacobo Gabriel Tomas fled violence in Guatemala at the age of 16, arriving in the U.S. in 1992. He's 41 years old...
September 25, 2017 - 3:40pm
White House expands travel ban, restricting visitors from eight countries
The Trump administration announced new restrictions Sunday on visitors from eight countries - an expansion of the pre-existing travel ban that has spurred fierce legal debates over security, immigration and discrimination. In announcing the new rules, officials said they are meant...
September 25, 2017 - 7:12am