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Town Hall attendees call for change in Willmar City Council
Man charged in stabbing brother in Grand Rapids
ACGC takes renewable route, invests in solar energy
RCW could start building additions in fall
NFL: Have Vikings finally replaced Moss?
Men's basketball: Badgers escape with win
NHL: Wild’s playoff push hinges on homestand
Tom Powers: MLS guys are kidding about the stadium, right?
Prep football: Solem patriarch of BOLD football family
Star Trek's 'Mr. Spock,' Leonard Nimoy, dies at 83
Creative Minnesota presentation in Willmar, Minn., postponed
Apple Watch launches April 24 for up to $17,000 in rose gold
Lucille "Tweet" Violet Corneil
Verna E. Thomsen
Richard "Ric" T. McGinty
Paul T. Quisberg
Viola M. Kittelson
Gatewood — Moenkedick
Kohlman — Zahnow
Henry — Koch
Hoese — Klema
Hartog — Geske
Letter: Where was Rep. Baker?
Letter: A misuse of Robert’s Rules
Letter: Ill-advised talks with Iran
Letter: Did voters make a mistake?
Letter: Don’t rush to judgment
February 16, 2015
Somali-Americans lose another bank willing to transfer cash
BLOOMINGTON — For years, Mohammed Amin Kahin has sent money to his family in Somalia to help them with rent, food and schooling. But now the 27-year-old Bloomington man and others in the Twin Cities with roots in the impoverished East Africa country are concerned about how they...
news / state
February 16, 2015 - 11:23pm
October 7, 2013
Libya, Somalia raids show U.S. reach, problems
TRIPOLI/MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Two U.S. raids in Africa show the United States is pressuring al Qaeda, officials said on Sunday, though a failure in Somalia and an angry response in Libya also highlighted Washington's woes.
news / world
October 7, 2013 - 7:29am
September 25, 2013
History of al-Shabab recruiting in Minnesota
MINNEAPOLIS — The deadly terror attack on a Nairobi mall has stirred concern about Westerners’ involvement in the militant group that claimed responsibility. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said Tuesday that “initial reports had suggested that a British woman and two or three...
September 25, 2013 - 1:01am
April 29, 2013
Report: 260,000 died in Somali famine
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- The 2011 Somali famine killed an estimated 260,000 people, half of them age 5 and under, according to a new report to...
news / world
April 29, 2013 - 11:04am
February 16, 2013
Somali people who have settled in U.S. ‘toughest ones of all’
WILLMAR — After two decades of civil war and years spent in refugee camps, the Somali refugees who have come to the United States are among “the toughest ones of all,” according to Abdirizak Mahboub. Mahboub, director of New Minnesotan Community Development in Willmar, spoke...
news / local
February 16, 2013 - 12:54am
July 20, 2012
Willmar, Minn., School District, parents from African community look to work together to help students succeed
It's frustrating for parents to watch their children struggle in school and not know how to help them.
news / local / education / life
July 20, 2012 - 12:00am
November 9, 2010
Man pleads not guilty in terror group funding case
ST. LOUIS - A Minnesotan says he's not guilty of federal charges that he plotted to send money to a terrorist group in Somalia that the U.S. says has ties to al-Qaida. Thirty-five-year-old Abdi Mahdi Hussein of Minneapolis entered the plea Monday in U.S. District Court in St. Louis,...
news / state
November 9, 2010 - 9:23am
August 24, 2010
Suicide bomber attacks Somali hotel, killing 15
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- A suicide bomber and gunmen stormed a hotel in Somalia's capital today, killing at least 15 people including members of parliament in an attack that set off an hour-long gun battle, a military spokesman and a witness said. A parliamentarian who was at the...
news / world
August 24, 2010 - 8:00am
April 9, 2008
Supporters of Westwind proposal have their say at City Council meeting
WILLMAR -- Supporters of the embattled Westwind Estates housing project had their say at Monday night's Willmar City Council meeting. Housing project supporters and opponents on the eight-member council are evenly split.
April 9, 2008 - 12:00am