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U.S. jobless claims decline from five-month high
CIA: Russia intervened to help Trump win
Wall Street again marks new highs in post-election run
Litchfield police officer facing DWI charges
Holiday Express rolls through Kandiyohi County
Tough night on ice
Morris/CA boys down Lakers in OT
Card slow, then stop, St. Cloud Tech
LQPV rebounds in second half, wins in OT
Cards warm up for Classic with win over Rocori
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Who's the most overpaid actor in Hollywood?
Benson, Minn., native pens: 'Mama's Knight: A Cancer Story of Love'"
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Vernon "Bud" Blindt
Enid Evangeline Martell Olson
Cheryl (Cheri) Rae Downs Holgerson
Henry "Hank" Weseman
Letter: Let's show more appreciation
Letter: Why downtowns are failing
Letter: More alike than different
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Our values have hit rock bottom
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
December 8, 2016
Churches say they'll protect immigrants facing deportation
ST. PAUL — The rhetoric on immigration during the presidential campaign season has struck fear into the hearts of many foreign-born families, and a new network of Minnesota churches is mobilizing to respond. The Lutheran Church of the Redeemer on St. Paul's Dale Street already...
December 8, 2016 - 9:12am
November 19, 2016
On website, thousands of Americans pledge to side with Muslims amid talk of registry
• • NEW YORK — Thousands of Americans have pledged online to stand in solidarity with Muslims in the United States amid suggestions...
November 19, 2016 - 10:51am
November 18, 2016
A surge in U.S. deportations could swamp an overtaxed system
WASHINGTON — U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's plan to rapidly deport 2 million to 3 million illegal immigrants with criminal records...
November 18, 2016 - 7:13pm
October 12, 2016
Immigration is a wash on wages, but an overall boost for economy, professor says
MOORHEAD, Minn. — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump made immigration a hot topic for the Nov. 8 election with his claims that...
October 12, 2016 - 8:06am
October 7, 2016
Trump says U.S. officials letting in illegal immigrants so they can vote
NEW YORK — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Friday accused U.S. authorities of speeding citizenship proceedings for some...
October 7, 2016 - 9:24pm
September 12, 2016
Canada may grant easier residency for foreign workers, minister says
TORONTO—Canada may make it easier for temporary foreign workers to get permanent residency and eventual citizenship, Immigration Minister...
September 12, 2016 - 2:23am
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