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April 9, 2017
Fartun Osman, center, coaches basketball teams at West Minnehaha Recreation Center in St. Paul on Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Fartun, a physical education teacher at Higher Ground Academy charter school in St. Paul was supposed to coach the Somali national women's basketball team in a tournament last month in Egypt. It would have been the country's first such team in 26 years, but most of the team got stuck in Dubai because of visa problems.  Jean Pieri / Pioneer Press
Travel ban forces Somali team to cancel tourney
April 9, 2017 - 5:05pm
January 31, 2017
Briana Sanchez / Tribune
Annie Schaefbauer holds a sign that reads "Coexist" as she participates in the march Tuesday along First Street South in Willmar to show support for minority communities and protest an executive order temporarily restricting immigration from seven countries.
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Diversity is focus of Willmar march
January 31, 2017 - 11:11pm
January 29, 2017
Briana Sanchez / Tribune
Muhumed Hassan and Abdullahi Hassan shake hands with Barb Madsen and Doris Cogelow Sunday at Bihi's Restaurant in downtown Willmar. Madsen and Cogelow are members of Unitarian Universalist Church of Willmar. The church members decided to walk over to the restaurant after services to represent standing with their Muslim neighbors in the community. To view a video of the event, visit wctrib.complay button
'Walk out': Willmar church stands in solidarity with refugees
January 29, 2017 - 6:57pm
January 7, 2017
Briana Sanchez / Tribune file photo
The Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg marching band went to Hawaii to play at Pearl Harbor for the 75th anniversary.
2016 Year in Review: In other news
January 7, 2017 - 6:12am
October 18, 2016
Minnesotan who hit Somali woman in face with glass mug admits guilt
October 18, 2016 - 7:55am
May 20, 2016
Man pleads guilty to setting Somali eatery on fire
May 20, 2016 - 5:30am
January 23, 2016
Letter: We the people should stand up
January 23, 2016 - 1:00am
December 18, 2015
Abdullahi Olow speaks during a recent interview at the West Central Tribune about how Muslims living in the Willmar area are treated by the wider population. (GARY MILLER | TRIBUNE)
Muslims in Willmar say life here has remained peaceful, free of harassment
December 18, 2015 - 12:11am
December 15, 2015
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Minnesota man faces charges for fire at Somali restaurant
December 15, 2015 - 8:41pm
December 10, 2015
Somali restaurant fire triggers FBI probe
December 10, 2015 - 10:51pm
December 8, 2015
Juba Coffee House, a popular Somali restaurant in Grand Forks, North Dakota, was heavily damaged by a fire Tuesday. (Lori Weber Menke | FORUM NEWS SERVICE)
Marshals say fire at Somali shop intentional
December 8, 2015 - 11:47pm
Comparison of graffiti and SS symbol. (WDAZ-TV)
Fire at Midwest Somali restaurant follows apparent Nazi symbol vandalism
December 8, 2015 - 11:00am
August 25, 2015
Minnesota women convicted of aiding Somali group lose appeal
August 25, 2015 - 10:30pm
May 28, 2015
Willmar High School senior Muna Abdulahi was born in Atlanta, started her schooling in Seattle before moving with her family to Willmar in fourth grade.  (TRIBUNE/Rand Middleton)play button
Student heads to Washington
May 28, 2015 - 11:35pm
February 24, 2015
Minnesota Somalis condemn terrorist video
February 24, 2015 - 6:00am
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