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April 26, 2012
Abdirahman Anshur holds up a quilt he received at the dedication for his family's home Wednesday as Lul Yusuf looks on. The Habitat for Humanity ceremony was at the new home in northwest Willmar. The home, built by Ridgewater College carpentry students, now belongs to Hassan Jirow and Ibado Anshur, the first Somali family in the community to receive a Habitat house. Quilts from several area churces were given as house warming gifts to the family. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
And a quilt!
April 26, 2012 - 12:00am
January 18, 2012
Letter: Sowing the seeds of change
January 18, 2012 - 12:00am
Letter: Forum was informative
January 18, 2012 - 12:00am
January 14, 2012
Editorial: Willmar's learning about its residents
January 14, 2012 - 12:00am
Editorial: Willmar's learning about its residents
January 14, 2012 - 12:00am
January 12, 2012
Somali culture meeting attracts 230 people in Willmar, Minn.
January 12, 2012 - 10:58am
January 11, 2012
Thursday meetings in Willmar, Minn., to promote understanding of Somali culture
January 11, 2012 - 2:42pm
January 9, 2012
Meetings Thursday in Willmar, Minn., aim to promote understanding of Somali culture
January 9, 2012 - 12:00am
October 20, 2011
A man gestures to supporters for calm after a federal jury found 35-year-old Amina Farah Ali and 64-year-old Hawo Mohamed Hassan guilty on all counts Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011, in Minneapolis of conspiring to funnel money to a terrorist group in Somalia. Prosecutors say the women, U.S. citizens of Somali descent, were part of a "deadly pipeline" that routed money and fighters from the U.S. to Somalia. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
Jury convicts 2 Minnesota women in terror case
October 20, 2011 - 3:21pm
August 27, 2011
Charles Cunningham of Minneapolis applies a layer of paint to the exterior of the new African Development Center of Minnesota at 516 Litchfield Avenue in downtown Willmar. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
New African Development Center in Willmar, Minn., to offer small business loans and promote cultural understanding
August 27, 2011 - 12:07am
February 16, 2011
FILE - In this April 20, 2009 file photo, FBI agents escort Abdiwali Abdiqadir Muse into FBI headquarters in New York. Muse has admitted he's a modern-day pirate. The U.S. government says he also has an old-school sadistic streak. The prosecutors argue Muse's ruthlessness is one reason he should get nearly 34 years at sentencing Wednesday Feb. 16, 2011 in a Mahattan courtroom. (AP Photo/Louis Lanzano, File)
Somali pirate gets over 33 years in prison for 2009 attack on US-flagged ship off Africa
February 16, 2011 - 10:43am
August 23, 2010
Samantha Pina, 11, left, of Willmar helps Abdirahman Sayid, 4, of Willmar with a game at the scouting table during the second annual Somali-Latino Resourses Fair held Saturday at Kennedy Elementary School in Willmar. The event included immigration workshops, children's activities, free food and live music. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Somali-Latino Resourses Fair
August 23, 2010 - 12:00am
July 2, 2010
A group of women from the Somalia Women's Group Connection Center in Willmar, including Osob Abdisamad, from left, Lul Yusuf, Fadumo Abdalla and Hodan Hussein, visit with each other Thursday afternoon during the observation of Somali Independence Day. The Somali Independence Day has been observed on July 1 since 1960. It is a day of family celebration with food, music and dance. (Tribune photo by Ron Adams)
Somali Independence Day
July 2, 2010 - 12:00am
August 26, 2009
Somali Women's Connection Center volunteer Hamdi Auled, left, and director Lul Yusuf work at the center in downtown Willmar. Tribune photo by Eric Ludy
Two Somali women's organizations now open, offering nearly identical services
August 26, 2009 - 12:00am
July 24, 2009
Talk on Somali culture to be held Saturday at YMCA
July 24, 2009 - 12:00am