Skip to main content
Top-ranking Vatican cardinal charged with sex offenses in Australia
Minnesota rock hall of fame musician accused again of grabbing elderly woman's breast
Castile's girlfriend Diamond Reynolds pleads not guilty in assault case
Minnesota parents continue argument that unions protect bad teachers
Help wanted, eh? Northwestern Ontario recruiting American workers
LEGION BASEBALL: Bemidji shuts down Alexandria in sweep
Kepler, Mejia power Twins past Red Sox
Hughes rejoins Twins pitching staff
BASEBALL: Junior Legion team sweeps Moorhead
Halftime tirade product of higher expectations from United coach Adrian Heath
Eugene "Ribs" Dale Whitebird
Eugene "Ribs" Dale Whitebird
Dana T. Canty
Ruth Anne Larson
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: What's your favorite quote?
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: A legacy of Native American boxing
PATT RALL COLUMN: Life in the fast lane in Bemidji
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Staying cool in the good ol' days
PRIME TIME: Summer is hopping in and around the SAC
Walker Bay Theater opens ninth summer theater season
Stephen Colbert announces a week of 'Late Show' episodes from Russia
The JOE-DOWN Reviews ‘Over The Top’
Walk this way!: Watermark rebrands First Friday Art Walk program
PATT RALL COLUMN: Rain or shine, the shows go on
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Take a step in the right direction
FISH TALES: Chad Newman
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Water temperatures stall in the area
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: 'Gully'-gee, there's a lot of gulls out there
MASTER GARDENER COLUMN: Try prevention instead of treatment
Janice and Edward Beil
Ron and Carol Carpenter celebrate 50 years!
Hoops on Hops: How and why glassware adds to your enjoyment of beer
All-American fun: Patriotic playdough is an easy DIY for summer
Champagne: A refreshing explosion for the Fourth of July
Keillor: Partying with the engineers
Parenting Perspectives: A moment in the mind of a mom
November 29, 2014
Tina Dupuy: Stop pretending
Illegal immigrants are the perfect Republican foe. They’re easily exploited as low-cost workers benefiting business and easily maligned for being “lawless” benefiting politicians. They’re a foreign other with a tendency not to speak English so suspicion is ready-made. Plus,...
November 29, 2014 - 1:28am
November 22, 2014
Media boycott of Obama's speech irresponsible
ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox's boycott of President Obama's speech about immigration is irresponsible. These media empires have vast reach and influence. It is the media's responsibility to communicate such speeches to the people of the United States so that the people can be more informed...
November 22, 2014 - 2:17am
September 3, 2014
Jason Stanford: Rick Perry loves the troops, hates feeding them
Texas has a new refugee crisis on the border, and this time it’s not a bunch of kids. When Rick Perry deployed the National Guard to the border, he remembered to go on Fox News, pose with assault weapons, and brag to Republicans in Iowa. But he forgot to make sure that our National...
September 3, 2014 - 11:18pm
July 22, 2014
Amy Goodman / Border children: ‘They don’t speak English, but they understand hate’
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas put a prominent, public face on the immigration crisis this week when he was detained by the U.S. Border Patrol in McAllen, Texas. After a number of hours and a national outcry, he was released. He first revealed his status as...
July 22, 2014 - 11:35pm
July 16, 2014
Tina Dupuy: Immigrants and the cootie offense
In September of 2011, a franchise of the Occupy Wall Street movement, set up camp on the steps of Los Angeles’ iconic City Hall. The encampment was lauded by celebrities like Bill Maher and Tom Morello and embraced by politicians like Congresswoman Maxine Waters and then City Council...
July 16, 2014 - 12:11am
Ron Paul: What’s missing in the current immigration ‘crisis’ debate
Over the past several weeks we have seen a significant increase in illegal immigration, as thousands of unaccompanied minors pour across what seems an invisible southern border into the United States. The mass immigration has, as to be expected, put an enormous strain on local resources,...
July 16, 2014 - 12:09am
July 12, 2014
Michael Reagan: Stinking border politics
Here’s a modest proposal for solving the “Children’s Invasion” on our southwestern borders. Next time a planeload of “unaccompanied alien children” from Honduras or Guatemala is being dispersed to their relatives in the U.S., the pilot should divert the flight and land...
July 12, 2014 - 1:38am
May 6, 2014
Jan Ting: Does immigration contribute to stagnant wages?
As always, when the Bureau of Labor Statistics jobs report for April was released on Friday, the White House and hopeful pundits reported it with optimism. Jobs increased by 288,000. The unemployment rate fell from 6.7percent in March to 6.3 percent. So does that mean the recession...
May 6, 2014 - 11:50pm
March 27, 2014
Joe Guzzardi: Slippery road ahead as Congress reconvenes
With congress reconvening this week, all eyes will be warily cast on President Obama. He recently ordered the Department of Homeland Security to review deportation policies so they might be handled “more humanely.” For millions of Americans who support enforcement first, and who...
March 27, 2014 - 11:32pm
February 9, 2014
Letter: Bye-bye, Justin Bieber
Attention Department of Justice: The U.S. Immigration and Nationality Act sets forth numerous grounds upon which a non-citizen, i.e. Mr. Bieber, may be deported/removed back to the person’s country of origin. The grounds of deportability can be found in Section 237 of the act. Peter...
February 9, 2014 - 1:21am
January 28, 2014
Joe Guzzard: Poll says Americans reject amnesty
Despite six months of pushing for a blanket amnesty that began in June when the Senate bill passed its uncontrolled immigration bill, advocates can’t sell it to the public. Even after a nonstop effort headed by the immigration lobby that included demonstrations, sit-ins, marches,...
January 28, 2014 - 11:37pm
January 11, 2014
Michael Reagan: Our irrational system
The state of California tossed the conservative media another hunk of red meat last week when its Supreme Court granted an illegal alien a law license. You probably heard plenty of outrage on your favorite talk-radio show about how the liberal Left Coast judges rewarded a lawbreaking...
January 11, 2014 - 1:19am
December 18, 2013
Joe Guzzardi: Zuckerberg’s immigration investment
Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s $20 billion net worth founder, has invested a large chunk of his money into destructive comprehensive immigration bills, one in the House and another, already passed, in the Senate. Zuckerberg’s goal through his pro-immigration lobbying group FWD.org,...
December 18, 2013 - 11:28pm
May 28, 2013
Bryon York: What is the real number of illegal border crossings?
Security along the U.S. border with Mexico is perhaps the key factor in the debate over comprehensive immigration reform. Those who believe the border is mostly secure already are more inclined to support the plan of the bipartisan Gang of Eight in the Senate — legalization first,...
May 28, 2013 - 11:07pm
April 2, 2013
Byron York: Immigration fight stirs debate over federal benefits
Did you know that U.S. law forbids the admission of any immigrant who is likely to depend on public assistance? It’s right there in Section 212(a)(4) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, first passed in the 1950s and still the law today: “Any alien who, in the opinion of the...
April 2, 2013 - 11:31pm