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Records published Feb. 24
Slowing the water remains Hawk Creek challenge
Low turkey prices hurt Jennie-O profits
'Haunted by mistake,' gunman apologizes for killing 2 at Twin Cities hotel
Predicted big snowstorm fizzles out for much of Minnesota, SD
Girls Basketball: Cardinals hit a bump in the road
Vikings' Spielman raves about running backs in NFL draft
Kaymer one behind two rookie leaders at Honda Classic
Twins plan to ease Mauer, Dozier into lineup
Local Roundup: Willmar hockey team clipped in 3A playoffs
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
Anna Mae Hawley
Nicole Rae Ruff
Barbara Ann Berkeland
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Cartoon by Bruce Plante for Feb. 23
Minnesota Opinion: Kill Legislature's ridiculous secret-meeting exemption
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
January 9, 2012
Meetings Thursday in Willmar, Minn., aim to promote understanding of Somali culture
WILLMAR -- The public is invited to attend community meetings this week that are intended to increase understanding of the Somali culture. Organizers said they hope "Understanding the Somali Culture," to be held twice on Thursday, will help promote a greater understanding between...
January 9, 2012 - 12:00am
October 20, 2011
Jury convicts 2 Minnesota women in terror case
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Two Minnesota women were convicted Thursday of conspiring to funnel money to a terrorist group in Somalia as part of what...
October 20, 2011 - 3:21pm
August 27, 2011
New African Development Center in Willmar, Minn., to offer small business loans and promote cultural understanding
The African Development Center of Minneapolis will open a satellite office in Willmar in the coming week, signaling a significant investment...
August 27, 2011 - 12:07am
February 16, 2011
Somali pirate gets over 33 years in prison for 2009 attack on US-flagged ship off Africa
A Somali pirate who attacked a U.S.-flagged ship off the coast of Africa in 2009 has been sentenced to more than 33 years in prison. Federal...
February 16, 2011 - 10:43am
August 23, 2010
Somali-Latino Resourses Fair
August 23, 2010 - 12:00am
July 2, 2010
Somali Independence Day
July 2, 2010 - 12:00am
August 26, 2009
Two Somali women's organizations now open, offering nearly identical services
On the second floor of an old brick building in downtown Willmar, the Somali Women's Connection Center is open for business. From 9 a.m.
August 26, 2009 - 12:00am
July 24, 2009
Talk on Somali culture to be held Saturday at YMCA
WILLMAR -- Ali Maqsuud, the director of the Somali Women's Organization of Willmar, will be at the Kandiyohi County Area Family YMCA this Saturday to answer questions from the public about Somali culture. The talk will be a way for the public to better understand the Somali people,...
July 24, 2009 - 12:00am
July 13, 2009
Small office downtown provides a private space for Somali women to interact as one
WILLMAR -- The office at 410 Becker Ave. would be nothing special for most. A picture of President Obama hanging on the wall provides its only...
July 13, 2009 - 12:00am
July 8, 2009
Directory created for Latino-Somali businesses in area
WILLMAR -- The Multicultural Market of Willmar is offering a new service to increase the exposure of the 34 Latino- and Somali-owned area businesses. Coordinator Roberto Valdez has created a directory for the businesses in La Gran America, a Willmar-based newspaper published monthly...
July 8, 2009 - 12:00am
June 30, 2009
Publication finds niche among area's immigrants and English-speaking readers
For the Somali community here, a lack of news in Somali and limited knowledge of English means many can feel cut off and isolated, said Faysal...
June 30, 2009 - 12:00am
June 10, 2009
Death of Somali teen a mystery to Mpls. family
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- He was an infant when he left his homeland of Somalia. He grew up an American, a bright student with dreams of becoming a doctor or lawyer.
June 10, 2009 - 12:00am
September 18, 2008
Willmar School District holds to policy on religious activity
WILLMAR -- Willmar school officials plan to keep the same policy they've had for six years regarding Muslim daily prayers, but a local Somali father is not happy with the decision. The policy allows students to pray during their lunch breaks and between class periods, according to...
September 18, 2008 - 12:00am