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Park Rapids adopts an Ojibwe Language Project
Scheel appears on first-degree murder charges in slaying of grandparents
Major pushback against Line 3 recommendation
Owners of Bird Island home destroyed by fire now face charges
For employees, students to get paid, McNally Smith college building must sell before 2019
Rockets close out Wolves with third-quarter surge
BASEBALL: Beavers, U-Mary capture comeback wins in split
SOFTBALL: Final inning outburst dooms BSU in sweep to UMD
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Thibodeau 'proud' of Timberwolves' progress
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COMMENTARY: Why we won't take a break from learning
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: Ever so adaptable are the American crows
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Pine to Prairie Fiber Arts Trail comes to area this weekend
BSO presents concert series finale Sunday
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'The Rock' surprises Minnesota teen who asked him to prom
Deer on the table: DNR holds Bemidji meeting on deer management
After Parkland shooting, NRA posts biggest fundraising haul in nearly 20 years
'Owl' in a day's work!
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
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1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Common sense actions can help keep the public safe
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Commentary goes beyond theater of the absurd
Time to respond to reader feedback
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: What a sad world this would be without music
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
September 22, 2017
Duluth church considers housing immigrants, would be region's first 'sanctuary'
DULUTH, Minn.—A Duluth congregation will decide on Sunday whether to become a sanctuary church, offering temporary living space to undocumented...
September 22, 2017 - 9:16pm
Threatened cuts to visa program could harm North Shore resorts
TWO HARBORS, Minn. — Most of the time the North Shore of Lake Superior feels far removed from the heated immigration debates raging in...
September 22, 2017 - 6:05am
September 15, 2017
Twin Cities suburb defers action on immigration ordinance
ROSEVILLE, Minn. — Amid national discussion about immigration, a group of Roseville residents pressed their city council to pass a separation...
September 15, 2017 - 9:04pm
September 14, 2017
Analysis: Trump's diehard supporters are fuming after an apparent about-face on 'dreamers'
Staunch conservative allies of President Donald Trump erupted in anger and incredulity late Wednesday after Democrats announced the president...
September 14, 2017 - 7:22am
September 13, 2017
Transit cop who asked about immigration status received $34K upon resignation
MINNEAPOLIS—In May, a Metro Transit police officer asked a Minneapolis light-rail passenger about his immigration status. His actions were recorded on video, which went viral on Facebook, and were criticized locally and nationally. The officer, Andrew Lamers, resigned later...
September 13, 2017 - 8:49pm
September 11, 2017
Minnesota joins other states in lawsuit to keep childhood immigrant program
ST. PAUL—Minnesota and other states on Monday filed suit against the federal government, claiming the proposed end of the DACA program that...
September 11, 2017 - 5:58pm
September 5, 2017
ND, Minnesota reaction to 'dreamers' rollback follows party lines
Reaction from the region's congressional delegations was mixed on President Donald Trump's decision to end a program that protects thousands...
September 5, 2017 - 7:31pm
Trump administration announces end of immigration protection for 'dreamers'
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration announced Tuesday it would begin to unwind an Obama-era program that allows younger undocumented immigrants...
September 5, 2017 - 12:48pm