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Capitol Chatter: Sex harassment allegations reach several states
European parties accused of being influenced by Russia
Buyer beware: How data breaches change holiday shopping for consumers
Sen. Al Franken championed a Minnesota rape survivor's bill. Now she wants a new sponsor.
Rice Hospital explains factors driving employee health insurance hikes
MEN'S HOCKEY: Beavers rest after wild weekend
Wild score 4 goals in final 7 minutes in crazy comeback win
NWL Baseball: Six Stingers sign to return for 2018 season
State Swimming & Diving: Two Willmar divers in top four after state semis
Timberwolves' Tyus Jones breaks down his pick-and-roll connection with Towns
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
'Marian' opens tonight on Ridgewater College stage in Willmar
Jimmy Fallon to host live Super Bowl edition of ‘The Tonight Show’ in Minneapolis
Garth Brooks lip-syncing controversy at the CMA Awards really hit a nerve
14 movies worth seeing this holiday season - and none about Santa Claus
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
Protecting a special place: Thanks to Prairie Woods, Geer Island will remain a natural sanctuary
Kat Perkins urges St. Mary's students to be fearless
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
James G. Andrews
I'm a feminist. I study rape culture. And I don't want Al Franken to resign.
Tooting your own horn could help others
Commentary: No man accused of sexually harassing a woman is irreplaceable - not even Al Franken
Accusations of sexual misconduct throw Franken into a political minefield
Commentary: The FCC vote that could put local news at risk
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
WCT Sports Show: Mid-Season Football Rankings
WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
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Emma Anne Williams
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 18, 2017
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
August 17, 2017
Easing fears about ICE a focus of Willmar Human Rights Commission
WILLMAR — When the Willmar Human Rights Commission restarted in February 2016, after years of inactivity, the new commission members struggled...
August 17, 2017 - 7:15pm
August 1, 2017
A soccer star from Maryland won a college scholarship. But ICE plans to deport him.
Foster McCune will play Division I soccer at Georgetown University this fall. Matt and Ben Di Rosa, twins from Washington's Chevy Chase neighborhood,...
August 1, 2017 - 10:49am
June 24, 2017
Immigration attorneys describe surge in deportations under Trump
GRAND FORKS — For Grand Forks' single immigration law firm, business is growing and changing under President Donald Trump. New executive orders made by the president led to a 38 percent increase in the number of people detained by Immigrations and Customs Enforcement in the...
June 24, 2017 - 4:14pm
March 20, 2017
Woman rescued after falling through ice on Mary Lake, northwest of Willmar
NEW LONDON — A woman is recovering Monday evening after falling through the ice on Mary Lake, northwest of Willmar, while attempting to...
March 20, 2017 - 5:59pm
March 16, 2017
Ice falls off semi, injuring woman in Montevideo
MONTEVIDEO — It was a chance meeting of the worst kind. As a pickup truck and semi truck drove past each other Wednesday in opposite directions...
March 16, 2017 - 12:28pm
March 1, 2017
Update: Minn. man dies after being rescued from skid loader submerged in manure pit
FREEPORT — A Freeport man was rescued Tuesday afternoon from a skid loader that was submerged in an abandoned manure pit. According to...
March 1, 2017 - 8:57am
February 23, 2017
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
WILLMAR — More than 60 local Diamond Edge Figure Skaters will present "Fire & Ice" at 7 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday at the Willmar...
February 23, 2017 - 3:01pm
February 22, 2017
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
Cartoon by Ed Fischer Ed Fischer is a syndicated editorial cartoonist based in Minnesota. Editorial cartoon feedback can be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org....
February 22, 2017 - 12:00am
February 21, 2017
Pickups falling through lake ice as officials put out warnings
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Unseasonably warm temperatures and steady rainfall have prompted local and state officials to urge caution when venturing onto...
February 21, 2017 - 5:31pm
February 7, 2017
New London man escapes before truck sinks in Green Lake
SPICER – A 20-year-old New London man escaped injury Monday night after the pickup he was driving went through the ice on Green Lake. According...
February 7, 2017 - 6:12am
February 6, 2017
Driver escapes injury after driving into open water on Lake Koronis
PAYNESVILLE – A Richfield man escaped injury Sunday when he got lost while driving a truck on Lake Koronis and went into open water. According...
February 6, 2017 - 8:37am
January 10, 2017
Travel alert: Freezing rain and snow will be followed by high winds today
WILLMAR – Freezing rain followed by a heavy dose of snow that could last until noon is causing travel problems for morning commuters in the...
January 10, 2017 - 9:03am
January 8, 2017
ATV riders unhurt when break through ice on Nest Lake
WILLMAR - An all-terrain vehicle broke through the ice at 1:38 p.m. Saturday under the state trail bridge near the Nest Lake boat access in Kandiyohi...
January 8, 2017 - 11:34am