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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
Patrick Chandler Zimmermann
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America Opinion: In 2016, does a debate matter?
EJ Dionne: Clinton moves the election in her direction
Patricia Carter Harding letter: Arm yourselves for safety
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
April 11, 2016
Cartoon by Chris Britt
April 11, 2016 - 2:00am
March 4, 2016
Commentary: A foul response to Mr. Trump
Did you hear what Vicente Fox thinks of the wall that Donald Trump wants to build on the U.S.-Mexico border? We could print his comments in their...
March 4, 2016 - 1:00am
October 23, 2015
Hurricane Patricia batters Mexico as one of strongest storms ever
PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico — Hurricane Patricia, one of the most powerful storms on record, struck Mexico's Pacific coast on Friday with destructive...
October 23, 2015 - 9:02pm
September 1, 2015
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
May 9, 2015
Commentary: On fight night, an insult packs a punch
SAN DIEGO—The people who put together the mega-fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao had a special Cinco de Mayo gift for Latino boxing fans: a finger in their eye. I can't believe the organizers and promoters—which included Top Rank Inc., Mayweather...
May 9, 2015 - 7:55am
April 6, 2015
U.S. sugar’s win in Mexico
FARGO, N.D. — A solution to Mexican sugar inputs is going to mean better things looking ahead for the region’s sugar beets, but numerous...
April 6, 2015 - 8:38pm
March 14, 2015
Minnesota women injured when whale hits boat on Mexican vacation
WINDOM -- A southwest Minnesota woman is recovering from neck surgery and doing well after a gray whale hit an inflatable snorkeling boat she was on while on vacation at Cabo San Lucas in Mexico. Kim Armstrong’s surgery Thursday went well and the Windom woman is doing much better...
March 14, 2015 - 9:00am
March 3, 2015
Gov. Mark Dayton plans trade trip to Mexico
ST. PAUL — The Dayton administration today plans to announce details of a trade mission to Mexico. Gov. Mark Dayton’s spokesman, Matt Swenson, said the governor will lead the trip to Mexico in August. The Minnesota Trade Office will release details today, Swenson said. The press...
March 3, 2015 - 10:32pm
December 29, 2014
U.S., Mexico reach deal to suspend sugar anti-dumping, countervailing duty cases
FARGO, N.D. — The U.S. Department of Commerce has reached an agreement with the Mexican government and sugar producers to suspend the anti-dumping and countervailing duty cases against Mexican sugar imports. The deal is causing cautious optimism among sugar producers and criticism...
December 29, 2014 - 9:58pm
December 22, 2014
Mexico to cease sugar flood
FARGO — The U.S. Department of Commerce has reached an agreement with the Mexican government and sugar producers that would prevent Mexico from flooding the U.S. market with cheap sugar. The deal is causing cautious optimism among sugar producers and criticism from sugar users. American...
December 22, 2014 - 10:19pm
October 30, 2014
U.S., Mexico reach sugar agreement
FARGO, N.D. — The American Sugar Alliance has praised the tentative agreement between the Mexican and U.S. governments to place limits on Mexican...
October 30, 2014 - 11:26pm
May 16, 2014
Midwest Opinion: Need to fully investigate Mexico’s sugar policies
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — The law is the law. And that’s true for the statutes governing the sugar trade no less than it is for assaults, drug dealing and white-collar crime.
May 16, 2014 - 6:00am
May 31, 2013
U.S. woman facing drug charge released in Mexico
NOGALES, Mexico (AP) -- An Arizona woman held in a Mexico jail for a week on a drug-smuggling charge was freed after a court reviewed her case, including key security footage, and dismissed the allegations.
May 31, 2013 - 6:30am
May 4, 2013
Cinco de Mayo celebrates Mexican culture, traditions
If Cinco de Mayo conjures images of mariachi, tamales and sombreros, you're not alone. In the United States, the Mexican holiday has become...
May 4, 2013 - 12:00am
May 2, 2013
Obama in Mexico for talks on economy, security
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Seeking to put a new spin on a long-standing partnership, President Barack Obama is promoting jobs and trade - not drug wars or border security - as the driving force behind the U.S.-Mexico relationship. But security concerns are shadowing his two-day visit, given...
May 2, 2013 - 5:06pm