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Legislators drop increased penalties for highway protesters in exchange for ban on undocumented immigrant driver's licenses
UPDATE: At least 19 dead in blast at Ariana Grande concert in British arena
State senator's father dies, but she's at work keeping one-vote majority for GOP
Minnesota budget talks go on behind closed doors, as legislators plan to work past midnight deadline to get work done
Trump asked intelligence chiefs to push back against FBI collusion probe after Comey revealed its existence
Baseball: Wildcats split but clinch
Local Roundup: Litchfield tennis team heading back to state
True Team Track: Willmar boys repeat as Class AA champions
Curry hits 36 as Golden State advances to NBA finals
Richard Pitino's message to Minnesota: 'We can really take the next step'
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
ABC's 'American Idol' reboot lands pop music superstar as first confirmed judge
'Scandal' will end next year, ABC president confirms
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Vinyls unveiled for traffic signal boxes in Willmar
Lisa Rierson Axelson
Michel H. Hinrichsen
Michael Thomas Cullen
Richard G. Black
Minnesota Opinion: Taxing charitable donations is just wrong
Letter: Book doesn't belong in classroom
Letter: Reinvest in higher education
Thomas: Will America ever learn?
Mike McFeely: For Ailes, the goal was to turn back the clock
May 8, 2017
Third refugee report presented; Fargo commissioner still not satisfied
FARGO — City commissioners once again reviewed a report Monday, May 8, on the cost of refugee resettlement here, and once there was no...
May 8, 2017 - 9:49pm
May 4, 2017
How one man went from petitioning against refugee resettlement, to now supporting it
FARGO - When 40-year-old West Fargo resident Damon Ouradnik started an online petition to halt refugee resettlement in North Dakota, he never...
May 4, 2017 - 5:57pm
May 1, 2017
Suburban legislators talk diversity, infrastructure during Willmar visit
WILLMAR — Some children in Willmar are worried, expressing to adults their concern that their little friends may be deported. Two men left...
May 1, 2017 - 6:11am
March 20, 2017
Canada refugee claims spike in first two months of 2017
TORONTO - A spike in refugee claims for the first two months of 2017 put Canada on track for the highest number since at least 2011. A fifth...
March 20, 2017 - 8:22pm
March 4, 2017
40 people caught illegally crossing ND border into Canada in last week
EMERSON, Manitoba—Forty people were caught illegally crossing the international border near Pembina between Tuesday and Friday this past...
March 4, 2017 - 6:06pm
February 11, 2017
Militants prey on lone child migrants to drive recruitment, report says
LONDON—Militant groups are using people smugglers to recruit desperate unaccompanied migrant children, who pledge allegiance to jihadists...
February 11, 2017 - 8:00pm
Canadian authorities intercept 21 crossing border into Manitoba from ND and Minnesota
EMERSON, Man.—Canadian authorities intercepted 21 people crossing into Manitoba from northern North Dakota and Minnesota this weekend, continuing a trend of foreign nationals seeking refugee status in Canada. The Royal Canadian Mounted Patrol said it intercepted two groups of people...
February 11, 2017 - 5:01pm
Letter: No justification for Muslim ban
According to Eric P. Schwartz, dean of the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota and former assistant secretary...
February 11, 2017 - 10:19am
February 6, 2017
Worried about Trump, asylum seekers walk cold road to ND-Canadian border
WINNIPEG, Manitoba/BUFFALO, N.Y.—Refugees in the United States fearing a worsening climate of xenophobia in the wake of a divisive U.S....
February 6, 2017 - 2:31pm
February 2, 2017
Manitoba sees rise in asylum-seekers crossing from U.S.
WINNIPEG, Man. — An increasing number of immigrants who left African nations for the United States are crossing the northern border and seeking refuge in Canada, according to immigration resettlement workers in Manitoba. Rita Chahal, executive director of the Manitoba Interfaith...
February 2, 2017 - 8:12pm
January 30, 2017
Trump administration to allow 872 refugees into U.S. this week
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S.
January 30, 2017 - 9:28pm
Global backlash grows against Trump's immigration order
BAGHDAD/CAIRO - A global backlash against U.S. President Donald Trump's immigration curbs gathered strength on Sunday as several countries including...
January 30, 2017 - 7:50am
January 29, 2017
'Walk out': Willmar church stands in solidarity with refugees
WILLMAR — As national news organizations broadcast live footage of protests around the country Sunday afternoon, members of Willmar's...
January 29, 2017 - 6:57pm
January 24, 2017
Pres. Trump expected to order temporary ban on refugees
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is expected to sign executive orders starting on Wednesday, Jan.
January 24, 2017 - 10:20pm
September 22, 2016
Schwarz letter: A shameful genocide of Christians
On April 15, 2013, the Christian Patriarch Gregorios warned, "There is no safe place left in Syria." The options were, "Leave or die!" Hundreds of thousands of Christians have since been driven from their homes, murdered or enslaved in Iraq and Syria. On March 7, 2016, the U.S....
September 22, 2016 - 8:25am