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Bedbugs, peacocks add to uptick in U.S. animal insurance claims
Accounting firm behind Oscar blunder gets to keep its supporting role
Trump says 'we must fight' Freedom Caucus Republicans and Democrats
Great Indoors: Dessert imposters make April Fools fun
75-year history of Grove City business ends
UND cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming
Eriksson Ek showing signs of improvement for Wild
Rule 5 pick Haley makes Twins roster
When Bridgewater is cleared to play, Zimmer wants him in purple
Wild coach says Parise's eye 'looks pretty black and blue' but expects star to return soon
'Trading Spaces' returning to TV
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
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Minnesota lawmakers: A bipartisan proposal to fight opioid abuse
Parenting Perspectives: Why I worry about what others think of me
Farmers leading progress on buffer requirement
Pinke: Rally around rural communities
Positively Beautiful: Health and wellness trends popping up everywhere
Dave & Vivian Swanson
March 29, 2017
Muslims tell Minnesota Capitol gathering they feel more misunderstood now than ever before
ST. PAUL—For the prior 12 years, an assortment of Minnesota Muslim organizations has gathered at the Capitol in St. Paul to make their...
16 hours 25 min ago
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
August 9, 2016
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich Stiglich is a nationally-syndicated editorial cartoonist for Creators Syndicate. Cartoon feedback can be sent to: email@example.com....
August 9, 2016 - 1:48pm
July 16, 2016
Cartoonist Opinions for July 16
Cartoonist Opinions for July 16 Cartoon by Bruce Plante Cartoon by Tom Stiglich Cartoon by Steve Benson
July 16, 2016 - 12:09am
July 4, 2016
Walk draws 270 to show support for Willmar's grieving Muslim community
WILLMAR—When Jared Wosmek posted on Facebook last week that he wanted to hold a walk Saturday to show support for Willmar's Muslim community...
July 4, 2016 - 9:54pm
January 23, 2016
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
January 23, 2016 - 5:30am
Letter: Embrace the positive encounters
Having read your recent West Central Tribune editorial and the issue of Muslims in the Willmar community, I wish to share the many positive encounters I have experienced with these newcomers. First, I witnessed the eagerness of the African women who were part of the classes in citizenship...
January 23, 2016 - 2:00am
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 19, 2015
Editorial: Willmar is working for the latest immigrants
Muslims in Willmar are reporting that life in our fair city has remained peaceful and free of any significant harassment for them. That is a good thing. We hope it continues. Since the recent terror attack in San Bernardino that killed 14 people, harassment of Muslims and...
December 19, 2015 - 1:00am
December 10, 2015
Editorial: Trump has crossed the line into bigotry
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is continuing his campaign of hate, insults and belligerence. Yet in this abnormal campaign cycle,...
December 10, 2015 - 7:00am
February 20, 2015
Anti-terror efforts in Twin Cities leave Muslim leaders wildly mixed
As Twin Cities leaders take their strategy of fighting extremist ideology to Washington this week, they have their eye on the millions of federal dollars available for such efforts. The money would support a bold mix of expanded afterschool programs, youth sports, more Somali police...
February 20, 2015 - 8:00am
August 18, 2012
Islamic holiday to be celebrated Sunday in Willmar
WILLMAR -- After a month of fasting, Muslims will celebrate the end of Ramadan with a feast for Eid al-Fitr. The local Muslim community will host an Eid celebration from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday at Willmar's Northside Park, 12th Street Northwest and Ella Avenue. The event from noon...
August 18, 2012 - 12:00am
August 17, 2012
Muslim community to celebrate end of Ramadan
WILLMAR -- After a month of fasting, Muslims will celebrate the end of Ramadan with a feast for Eid al-Fitr. Since July 20, Muslims have been observing Ramadan, the Islamic holy month, by abstaining from food, drink and sex each day from sunrise to sunset.
August 17, 2012 - 12:00am
September 13, 2010
Letter: Our unchristian hatreds
Why are our pulpits so silent when so-called Christians and Jews are rioting in the streets of America seething with xenophobia against the Muslim population of our country supposedly committed to liberty and justice for all? Why are religious people so concerned about their own...
September 13, 2010 - 12:00am