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Law officers seek help in finding missing Minn. elderly couple, grandson
Opioid shortages leave hospitals looking for alternatives
Minn. county takes farmland buffer strip law into own hands, finds huge success
'A new language' of sight: North Dakota man learning how to use high-tech “bionic eye” system
Lawmakers approve first bucket of MNLARS money
Girls basketball: Thuringer, DeKam honored by MGBCA
Youthful Minnesota Duluth squad takes another step by taking part in NCAA tournament
Quarterback a hot topic for U of M football
NHL players are finishing their degrees - despite the homework and parking tickets
Don Lucia praised by Minnesotans, ex-Gophers in Wild locker room
Letter: Lawmaker’s bill would assist pig haulers
Letter: MNLARS fix moving forward in Minnesota House
Letter: Be sure to observe National Nutrition Month
With a perfect son, it's hard not to be 'that parent'
Commentary: For Pelican Rapids, losing McDonald's a blow
Theodora "Teddy" Christy Fujan
James "Jim" Fox
Ronald "Ron" Schilman
Irvin R. Swanson
Impress your guests with sweet Zeppole di San Giuseppe pastry
Sparkling wines are not created equally
'Singspiration' event is Saturday night
No more crying? Testing the tearless onion
A place to call home: Central Minn. parents open their arms to children with special needs
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Van't Hof 60th anniversary
Birth: Hailey Jean DeGroot
Holtrop 60th anniversary
Smit 70th anniversary
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
City of Worthington planning commission notice of public hearing
Data: Nov. 27, 2017
March 6, 2018
Column: Minnesota’s integration winners and losers, benefits vs. costs
By Myrle B. Cooper, Guest Commentator ST. CLOUD — Despite Minnesota’s historically liberal, politically blue state image boasting communities with national reputations for enviable livability and model environments, there are a few cities resisting peaceful racial integration....
March 6, 2018 - 10:47pm
November 7, 2017
As the student body becomes more diverse, challenges remain for Twins Cities-area schools
WOODBURY, Minn.—Students at Stillwater Area High School greeted Ruth Cherinet with stares when she walked into a classroom for the first...
November 7, 2017 - 4:32pm
September 24, 2017
Finding workers in southwestern Minnesota an economic challenge as need for diversity in workforce grows
MONTEVIDEO, Minn.—When residents of the Upper Minnesota River Valley are surveyed on the challenges the region faces, the number one response...
September 24, 2017 - 6:26pm
June 20, 2017
Diversity panel presents at workforce council meeting
MARSHALL — A presentation focusing on the ever-changing demographics in the region, titled “Times Are a Changing,” was presented June 1 at the SW MN Workforce Development board meeting.
June 20, 2017 - 11:26am
July 11, 2016
Worthington and St. Cloud: Diversity pride vs. pathological racism
By Myrle B. Cooper, Guest Columnist
July 11, 2016 - 9:17pm
July 8, 2016
International Festival Schedule of Events
Worthington’s International Festival – a celebration of the community’s diversity – gets under way at 5:30 p.m. today on the Nobles County...
July 8, 2016 - 8:41am
July 1, 2016
Capital Chatter: Farm groups back new GMO bill
ST. PAUL -- Farm organizations are happy that the U.S. Senate may be about to pass a bill taking away states' rights to demand that food labels tell consumers if the item has been genetically modified. A bill could be in front of senators as soon as they return from the July 4 holiday...
July 1, 2016 - 9:21pm
April 13, 2016
Race at root of disparities: Immigration, language barriers don’t explain gap, Met Council says
MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota’s racial disparities may be more about skin color and ethnic background and less about circumstances than many people think.
April 13, 2016 - 9:26pm
January 27, 2016
As other see it: Willmar is doing just fine, thanks
Policing the misinformation spread via social media is an impossible task. Much of it leaves us simply shaking our heads. That being said, there are some things so ugly, misinformed, ignorant and just plain hateful toward another religion, it is time to speak up with an intelligent...
January 27, 2016 - 9:51pm
Letter: Governor proud of Tribune editorial
I read with interest the West Central Tribune’s Jan. 21 editorial defending Willmar’s immigrant community. I commend the editorial board for speaking out against hateful speech that demeans Willmar’s East-African residents. I thank you for celebrating the invaluable economic...
January 27, 2016 - 9:50pm
October 13, 2015
Dayton blunt in MN forum: Anyone who can’t accept immigrants ‘should find another state’
ST. CLOUD — Harsh words and heartfelt sentiment were exchanged by community members and local officials on racial issues in Central Minnesota at the St. Cloud NAACP Community Conversation with Gov. Mark Dayton. Hosted Tuesday at St. Cloud Public Library, about 100 people from...
October 13, 2015 - 9:32pm
July 8, 2015
Culture bash: International Festival celebrates local diversity
WORTHINGTON — The International Festival is here, and community members are ready to celebrate. Mike Cumiskey is one of the committee members...
July 8, 2015 - 8:42pm
January 25, 2015
WORTHINGTON — There can sometimes be an uncomfortable feeling when talking to someone that you don’t know, let alone someone from a different...
January 25, 2015 - 8:31pm
January 18, 2015
Starting the conversation
WORTHINGTON — There was a time not so many years ago when neighbors within a community all knew each other well. They engaged in small talk across the tops of hedges and fences while their children played together in backyards.
January 18, 2015 - 7:42pm
January 15, 2015
Rural Minnesota: poorer and more diverse
ST. PAUL — Rural Minnesota has some striking differences with Minneapolis and St. Paul, but also some surprising similarities. For instance,...
January 15, 2015 - 8:18pm