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Kandiyohi County Board to meet Friday
Truth-in-Taxation hearing to be held Monday at Willmar council meeting
U.S. presidential commission issues recommendations on cyber security
AgweekTV: Weather outlook
U.S. retirement investors not hitting post-election panic button
Dragons win first of two on northern road trip
Slagter scores 31 in Cards' tournament win
Aggressive D key to Cardinals' victory
Sartell/Sauk Rapids blanks Willmar
Gophers look to toughen up after first loss
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'
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Around our region published Nov. 30
Willmar Senior High announces first-term honor roll
Evelyn R. Yanish
Todd D. Johnson
Helen W. Olson
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
May 5, 2014
Commentary: The Sterling affair’s real winners
SAN DIEGO — Are we enlightened now? Does anyone believe that Americans are better off now than they were before they heard the peculiar racial...
May 5, 2014 - 2:00am
July 2, 2012
Commentary: A bipartisan approach to insulting all Latinos
SAN DIEGO -- The political parties don't know much about Latinos -- except perhaps how to insult them.
July 2, 2012 - 12:00am
June 18, 2012
Commentary: Hispanics are not buying Mitt
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June 18, 2012 - 12:00am
April 4, 2012
Commentary: Obama is not telling the truth on immigration
SAN DIEGO -- When I said recently that President Obama has a habit of not being truthful about his immigration record, an angry Obama supporter demanded that I give specifics. There are so many examples that it's tough to keep track. We can add a few more to the list thanks to an...
April 4, 2012 - 5:00am
Commentary: We Americans should watch politics south of the border
SAN DIEGO -- Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said recently that her biggest regret from her time in the George W. Bush administration is that she didn't focus more on our backyard. "I think the thing that I'd most like to do over is some of the aspects of the relationship...
February 4, 2012 - 12:00am
January 25, 2012
Commentary: Sometimes a good country can take a bad choice turn
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January 25, 2012 - 12:00am
January 19, 2012
Commentary: Is Rubio the magic elixir that Republicans think?
SAN DIEGO -- Republicans think that Marco Rubio is a sort of magic elixir that can instantly cure what ails them. And what is this ailment? It's the fact that many Latinos -- especially Mexicans and Mexican-Americans who represent more than two-thirds of the Hispanic population --...
January 19, 2012 - 12:00am
December 7, 2011
Commentary: Gingrich is wrong on English
SAN DIEGO -- This Christmas, someone should give Newt Gingrich the one gift he really needs: a filter. I have praised Gingrich on issues ranging from immigration to Social Security. But I wonder, how could someone so intelligent have such a knack for saying things that are so in...
December 7, 2011 - 12:00am
November 2, 2011
Commentary: Some Cuban-Americans can lack a little bit of humility
November 2, 2011 - 12:00am
May 25, 2011
Commentary: Obama is working a sting on Latino voters in America
SAN DIEGO -- In "The Sting," a classic 1973 film about a pair of con men, each chapter is introduced with an old-fashioned title card such as "The Set-Up" or "The Hook." To really understand the elaborate con job that President Obama is pulling on Latino voters over the immigration...
May 25, 2011 - 12:00am
May 14, 2011
Commentary: Republicans need to get serious about immigration
SAN DIEGO -- So now we know that, when the subject is immigration, Republicans can't take a joke. Just look at what happened with the moat. During his immigration speech in El Paso, President Obama insisted that his administration has answered the concerns of those who want tighter...
May 14, 2011 - 12:00am
May 13, 2011
Commentary: Real change from Obama will require more courage
SAN DIEGO -- This being soccer season, it's appropriate that many Latinos see President Obama and the promise of immigration reform like Lucy and the futbol. This week, in El Paso, Obama again pledged to fix a broken system but not without an assist from Republicans. And again, he...
May 13, 2011 - 12:00am
March 11, 2011
Commentary: Racism with a bite
SAN DIEGO -- Real women eat tacos. A reader demands to know when I'm going to stop writing about "this so-called phony racist (expletive) that Latinos are being discriminated against." Maybe when we no longer have to put up with stories like that of 17-year-old Domonique Ramirez,...
March 11, 2011 - 12:00am
February 16, 2011
Commentary: New Mexico's plan to check status upon arrest is right
SAN DIEGO -- Liberals have come up with a new joke: "How do you say 'Jan Brewer' in Spanish?" Answer: "Susana Martinez." Frankly, I don't see the resemblance. Brewer, the Republican governor of Arizona, is someone despised by Latinos for polluting the immigration debate with untruths...
February 16, 2011 - 12:00am
February 7, 2011
Commentary: Going rogue in America on police and immigration
SAN DIEGO -- Did I ever tell you about the time that a police chief who organized an immigration sweep had his alibi unravel? It was 1997, and I was a reporter at The Arizona Republic in Phoenix. In the suburb of Chandler, hundreds of illegal immigrants and U.S.-born Hispanics were...
February 7, 2011 - 12:00am