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Prosecutors describe 'lives snuffed out' at Aaron Hernandez trial
USA TODAY content added to the West Central Tribune
Minn. man rescued from skid loader submerged in manure pit
New Trump travel order expected in coming days, Pence says
Records published March 1
Golf's governing bodies propose 'fundamental' rule changes
Girls Basketball: Tigers come back to down Lakers
Prep Basketball: NLS advances to 3AA North title game
Girls basketball: Cards get back on track, advance against Rocori
Wild hope mumps just bump in road
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Melvin Clarence Woltjer
Lois G. Beckstrand
Keith A. Kleinsasser
Chester Arthur Schroer
World of Wine: A journey in wine appreciation
Lost Italian: Have a Lenten fish fry Italian style
Dr. Fox: Pet dogs in public demonstrations
Parenting Perspective: Lessons in parenting a toddler come from the bigliest of places
Pinke: Find ways to wage peace
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
May 18, 2016
Refugees, health officials dispute report suggesting refugees carry TB risk
FARGO -- A few minutes before a local TV station aired a story about the supposed tuberculosis risk posed by refugee resettlement, four New Americans...
May 18, 2016 - 5:30am
January 23, 2016
Letter: We the people should stand up
I’ve never heard a politician in any country or state that promotes democracy make a statement like Gov. Mark Dayton did. He’s telling four- and five-generation Minnesota families that homesteaded and helped build this great state and great country, “If you don’t like the...
January 23, 2016 - 1:00am
November 25, 2015
Editorial: A day to be thankful and reflect upon our blessings
Thanksgiving is a time for family, friends and food, especially a big platter of turkey. This traditional American holiday is always a suitable...
November 25, 2015 - 12:56am
November 17, 2015
Republicans increase demand to pause refugee flow
Republicans from the U.S. House speaker to Upper Midwest state lawmakers want the United States to delay admitting Syrian refugees until the country’s terrorist screening program can be reviewed. While it is unclear whether more-than-two-dozen governors who want to pause the refugee...
November 17, 2015 - 11:10pm
August 6, 2015
Letter: Letter writer was hypocritical
In the July 31 West Central Tribune, Benjamin Larson’s scolding of Patricia Carter Harding over her July 30 letter to the editor — which was spot on, in my opinion — piques my interest. He tells of two of his friends in the refugee and immigrant communities who are both industrious...
August 6, 2015 - 4:00am