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State Trooper helps deliver baby beside I-90
Caregiving film series starts tonight at CAL
Murray Avenue work to start Wednesday
S-O students rise to a Kidwind challenge, prepare for national competition
New WPU policy is first step in residential solar projects
Prep baseball: Seven-run first helps Trojans dump E/SWC
Prep golf: Van Hove, Koepsell shine for WHS
Prep softball: Pipestone Area sweeps E/SWC in highly anticipated twinbill
Prep baseball: MCC rally comes up short
Boys tennis: Worthington upends YME 5-2
Column: Trump, in his own words
Letter: Bill gives boost to agricultural safety
Letter: House Democrats take aim at Lewis and Clark
Column: Housing shortages force companies to think outside the box
Column: Using technology to boost student engagement
William W. Morrissey
Ervin J. Bruns
Esther Muriel Hay
Harry T. Atkins
Detective work: Dave Hoffman recognized as one of the ‘Faces of Hope’ by Crisis Center
Column: Think we've had rain? Remember this stormy weather?
First ‘Birding on the Green’ event is Monday
Religion briefs: April 28
Looking Back: 2006 -- Central Elementary slated for demolition
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Verdoorn 50th anniversary
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Kremer 98th birthday
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April 18, 2016
Obama immigration plan unlikely to revive: Supreme Court considers limits of presidential power
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s bid to save his plan to spare millions of immigrants in the country illegally from deportation and...
April 18, 2016 - 10:16pm
April 13, 2016
Suit claims some immigrants, safe from deportation, are jailed anyway
ST. PAUL — Rushinga Muzaliwa isn’t facing criminal charges — he was convicted in Michigan three years ago of domestic violence and child abuse, served his time and was released. Nor is he bound for deportation for those offenses — a judge has ruled that as a refugee, it isn’t...
April 13, 2016 - 9:27pm
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. Minnesotans of color are more likely to be young people or recent immigrants or have developing English language skills, but even...
April 13, 2016 - 9:26pm
April 7, 2016
Letter: Just say no to amnesty programs
By Paul Westrum, Albert Lea The amnesty of 1986 was supposed to be a “one time only” amnesty. Yet, since 1986, Congress has passed a total of seven amnesties for illegal aliens. * The Immigration and Reform Control Act (IRCA) amnesty of 1986 — the “one time only” blanket...
opinion / letters
April 7, 2016 - 5:10pm
March 28, 2016
Grassley against hearing for Supreme Court nominee
OCHEYEDAN, Iowa — Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Chuck Grassley stopped Monday afternoon in Ocheyedan on his annual tour of Iowa’s 99...
March 28, 2016 - 11:13pm
U.S. immigration agents bust 1,100 suspects in gang sweep
WASHINGTON — U.S. immigration agents have arrested more than 1,000 suspects on charges including attempted murder and witness tampering, in...
March 28, 2016 - 4:02pm
March 1, 2016
Now or never: Trump’s ‘wall’ talk sparks migrant rush on U.S.-Mexico border
CIUDAD JUAREZ/WASHINGTON — Gang violence and poverty have for years pushed Mexicans and Central Americans north to the United States, but recently...
March 1, 2016 - 9:01pm
February 15, 2016
Letter: Candidate responds to editor's column
Ryan McGaughey’s recent commentary, “Encouraging diversity vs. angry rhetoric,” seems to have missed the point of my recent press statement that exposed the ‘soft on terrorism’ record of incumbent Congressman Tim Walz. My press release was crafted to highlight the deep paradox...
opinion / letters
February 15, 2016 - 5:30pm
January 21, 2016
Column: Q&A -- Visa security
Q: Which branch of government has the authority to regulate immigration? A: More than 200 years ago, the architects of our nation baked in the genius of our resilient republic with two founding charters of freedom. The U.S. Constitution establishes three branches of the federal government...
opinion / columns
January 21, 2016 - 9:05pm
January 19, 2016
Supreme Court to decide major case on Obama immigration plan
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday paved the way for a major ruling on the limits of presidential powers, agreeing to decide the legality...
January 19, 2016 - 4:40pm
December 17, 2015
Minnesota miners, blacks, travelers await special session decision
ST. PAUL — About 600 Minnesota Iron Range workers will not know until after the holidays if their unemployment benefits will be extended. Black...
December 17, 2015 - 8:36pm
December 6, 2015
They paved the way: Twin Cities family were Minnesota's first Hmong refugees, 40 years ago
ST. PAUL — On a chilly December day in 1975, Dang “Donald” Hawj approached a Vietnamese immigrant who had arrived in the Twin Cities a...
December 6, 2015 - 4:50pm
December 3, 2015
Letter: Chances can't be taken with Syrian refugees
By Del Strehle, Rushmore With the lack of information about the Syrian refugees that want to come to America, I fail to be able to understand why anyone would be willing to let them into the United States. There is no way that there can be any type of background check on any of them...
opinion / letters
December 3, 2015 - 4:38pm
November 19, 2015
Naturalization workshop offered Saturday
WORTHINGTON — The Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota will lead a free workshop Saturday to assist individuals interested in becoming a U.S. citizen. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., with the workshop to start at 9 a.m., at West Learning Center, 117 11th Ave., Worthington. During...
November 19, 2015 - 8:51pm
One day — today: Wah Wah Say becomes U.S. citizen
WORTHINGTON — “I love America,” said Wah Wah Say with a broad smile and a giggle Thursday afternoon as she took a break from her English...
November 19, 2015 - 8:52pm