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E. coli discovered again at Blue Mounds State Park
Darling Drive, Hagge Street and Schaap Drive to be improved
U.S. labor secretary touts parental leave during Twin Cities visit
Airman identified as shooter in Grand Forks Wal-Mart
In triplicate: Rural Adrian beef producer sees year of multiples
Section 3AA softball: Pipestone Area gets revenge
Section 3A baseball: Windom Area advances to title game
Section 3A boys tennis: Johnson, Luverne doubles pair headed to state
Prep baseball: Baseball playoffs open with tight contests
Prep softball: Big matchups on the horizon
Column: Clinton's compulsive speechifying
Column: A bogus case against a trade bill
Column: WHS students play Trivia Crack -- and the bigger game of life
Column: Hillary's hypocrisy
As others see it: Disconnect for a day
Lucille I. Hibma
Alma R. Spronk
LeiLani "Loni" Klaassen
Religion briefs: May 28
Looking Back: 1990 -- Bigelow church preparing to mark 75th anniversary
Legion longevity: Lease, Meier recognized for continuous membership
Column: Worthington's unexpected link to Sherwood Forest
Column: A disheveled commencement
Out and About
Schulz 50th anniversary
Voss 90th birthday
Pearson 90th birthday
Oldham 95th birthday
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April 2, 2015
Finding freedom from afar
WORTHINGTON — Maylary Htoo Apolo is contemplating writing a letter to former first lady Laura Bush. Maylary met the then-president’s wife days before her family departed a refugee camp in Thailand for a new life in the United States. Now, she would like to let Bush know how well...
April 2, 2015 - 3:12pm
March 31, 2015
Journey to Worthington: Second Sudanese Civil War survivor finds home in southwest Minnesota
WORTHINGTON — The facts are fairly straightforward: Akech Akuei and her children left Sudan in 2001 and immigrated to the United States. She moved to Worthington shortly thereafter and became a United States citizen in 2006. The real story is a little more complicated. “I...
March 31, 2015 - 4:10pm
February 12, 2015
Education: The American dream
WORTHINGTON — When President Barack Obama announced during his State of the Union address last month his dream to see America’s high school students attend their first two years of college for free, it raised a lot of eyebrows. The plan is estimated to cost $60 billion over...
February 12, 2015 - 8:46pm
January 5, 2015
Immigration information forum a Sunday draw
WORTHINGTON — An information forum on a cold Sunday afternoon attracted an attentive audience of over 200 people to the warm gymnasium at St. Mary’s School. Attorneys from the Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota — Sara Karki and Kathy Klos — headlined the meeting, at which...
January 5, 2015 - 1:03pm
December 14, 2014
Charitable giving is up, but joint projects are most noticeable trend
ST. PAUL — After surviving a recession marked by mergers and closures, Minnesota’s nonprofit leaders were all about collaboration in 2014. They joined forces to work on get-out-the-vote drives, immigration reform and joint funding applications, among other efforts. With unemployment...
December 14, 2014 - 8:34pm
November 2, 2014
Column: The experience of one Guatemalan immigrant
WORTHINGTON — On Tuesday, July 16 of 2013, just four days after two of my children returned from their visit to Guatemala with Familias Juntas, I was stopped by a police officer. The officer told me he did so because one of the passengers in the backseat was moving around and he...
November 2, 2014 - 8:57pm
July 8, 2014
International Festival to celebrate ‘Letters of a German Immigrant Farmer’
WORTHINGTON — This year, Worthington’s International Festival will have a special addition to the schedule starting Thursday evening. “Letters of a German Immigrant Farmer” is a book with a unique history and perspective contained within the bind. “I found this book...
July 8, 2014 - 9:58pm
May 2, 2013
Minnesota senators pass immigrant education bill
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota senators approved a plan that supporters say would bring the dream of attending college closer to reality for students like Deisy Rivera. "It will help me a lot," the 16-year-old Red Wing resident said. Minnesota senators passed a bill 41-23 Wednesday to allow...
news / education
May 2, 2013 - 12:08am
April 4, 2011
Man pleads guilty to being illegally in U.S.
WORTHINGTON -- A Worthington man pleaded guilty in federal courts last week to being in the U.S. illegally and will remain in custody until the case is resolved. He will then be deported to Mexico -- again. Anselmo Mendez-Madrid, 36, a native of El Salvador, was indicted in February...
news / crime
April 4, 2011 - 7:54pm
January 30, 2009
'La Voz Hispana' begins publication
LUVERNE -- Even as a U.S. citizen, Juan Bonilla knows what it feels like to be a foreigner. "When I started to look for jobs, I was treated like a normal immigrant from Mexico, because over here a lot of people think if you speak Spanish, you come from Mexico," said the Puerto Rican...
January 30, 2009 - 12:00am