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Does Dayton talk to farmers enough?
KRA fined for Willmar fireworks incident
Willmar convenience store robbery suspect pleads not guilty
Soybean plantings to rise in 2017, corn to fall
USDA closes offices in five states after anonymous threats
Updated: Possible Bridgewater is out for season, Zimmer says
Watch: Vikings press conference on Teddy Bridgewater's injury live at wctrib.com
Card girls dominate Shocky Strand cross country race
Cardinal volleyball has state on its mind
Berger gets his turn at center
Comedy legend Gene Wilder dead at 83
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
Box office: 'Don't Breathe' Scares Up $26.1 million as hot summer for horror continues
Milestones launching in September
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
Lawrence "Larry" Frederick Harding
Oliver "Ollie" Moldestad
Dr. Harris P. Hinderaker
Letter: Day of reckoning is near
Letter: Governor should call special session
Marcus: Obliging a donor is not necessarily criminal
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
August 29, 2016
U.S. immigration agency to review private prison deals; shares slide
WASHINGTON—Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson announced Monday that he directed his advisory council to evaluate whether the agency should continue to contract with private prisons, news that hit shares of private prison operators. Immigration and Customs...
August 29, 2016 - 3:51pm
August 24, 2016
Trump's new evolving immigration plan is no 'flip-flop'
SAN DIEGO—Did Donald Trump really just do a total flip-flop on immigration? No, I don't believe he did. I think the elite media in New York and Washington are once again showing that they don't understand the immigration issue well enough to report on it honestly, clearly and...
August 24, 2016 - 7:36pm
August 22, 2016
Milan helps Micronesians navigate difficult waters
MILAN -- Milan's Micronesian community is reaching a tipping point in its American experience, right at a very challenging time. It sweeps this...
August 22, 2016 - 12:41pm
Trump plan on immigration to be determined, aide says
WASHINGTON --- A top aide to Donald Trump said on Sunday the Republican presidential nominee's plans to deport 11 million people who are in the...
August 22, 2016 - 6:28am
August 7, 2016
Immigrants contribute to all aspects of Minnesota economy
WILLMAR—Immigrants and refugees contribute to the state's economy as workers and entrepreneurs, according to a new report from Minnesota's...
August 7, 2016 - 11:02pm
July 2, 2016
Commentary: Obama's legacy on immigration
Obama's shameless legacy on immigration By RUBEN NAVARRETTE JR. SAN DIEGO—With just six and a half months left in office, it's time to think about what President Obama's legacy will look like on one of his most difficult subjects: immigration. What will history say about Obama's...
July 2, 2016 - 6:10pm
June 23, 2016
Hispanics fuel population growth, offset declines in Minnesota
Isabella Agustin left Guatemala when she was 17 because her parents couldn’t afford to pay for her studies. She found her way to Worthington after her husband’s brother talked up the region. “He told him that here you can have more opportunity to have a house or to get a job,”...
June 23, 2016 - 11:25pm
May 20, 2016
Commentary: Obama’s anti-immigration legacy
Barack Obama plans to raise as much as $1 billion to build his presidential library in Chicago. I hope he puts in a “deportation wing.” It...
May 20, 2016 - 12:00am
April 23, 2016
Commentary: Latinos voters choking at ballot
In recent weeks, I’ve been speaking on college campuses about how immigration, Latino voters and the presidential election all fit together....
April 23, 2016 - 1:03am
March 25, 2016
COMMENTARY: Immigration promises that can’t be kept
People running for president say the darnedest things. In both parties, it appears that politicians save the biggest whoppers for their own...
March 25, 2016 - 3:59pm
January 21, 2016
Editorial: Our fair city of Willmar is doing just fine, thank you
Policing the misinformation spread via social media is an impossible task. Much of it leaves us simply shaking our heads. That being said, there are some things so ugly, misinformed, ignorant and just plain hateful toward another religion, it is time to speak up with an intelligent...
January 21, 2016 - 6:00am
December 1, 2015
Grove City lawmaker wants Minnesota students to pass same test as immigrants
ST. PAUL — Far more youths in the United States can name an "American Idol" judge than the U.S. Supreme Court chief justice (John Roberts)....
December 1, 2015 - 4:12pm
Midwest Opinion: Fence off Canada? Don’t even think about it
Scott Walker’s plunge in the polls is worrying The Weekly Standard. But “is Walker’s dive a temporary blip or a sign of deeper problems with the candidate?”, the conservative newsmagazine asked last week. Then it concluded, “The case for calm is fairly strong.”
September 1, 2015 - 5:39am
August 19, 2015
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
August 19, 2015 - 4:40am
July 30, 2015
Immigrants’ way to Willmar varies
WILLMAR — The trio of immigrants came to Willmar in different ways, whether fleeing civil war or leaving a life without promise. They moved...
July 30, 2015 - 11:41pm