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Railroads promise more Minnesota safety money
Fayise Abrahim joins Voices for Racial Justice as organizing and training director
Lismore woman charged with assault
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Blast From the Past: W-WG ruled basketball in 1990-91
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Letter: Half-cent tax can do a lot more good
As others see it: Let's all fight teen drug use
John George Steinle
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Religion briefs: May 5
Column: For the love of vinyl
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October 14, 2015
Nobles County Sheriff sued by ACLU-MN
ST. PAUL — The American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota (ACLU-MN) has filed a lawsuit against Nobles County Sheriff Kent Wilkening and his...
October 14, 2015 - 9:10pm
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
September 23, 2015
Pope Francis focuses on environment, poverty and migrants at White House
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — Pope Francis Wednesday urged the United States to help tackle climate change and touched on other divisive U.S. political...
September 23, 2015 - 8:35pm
August 26, 2015
Grassley fields questions at Sibley event
SIBLEY, Iowa — U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley visited Wednesday morning with constituents at the Osceola Community Hospital in Sibley. State Sen....
August 26, 2015 - 9:20pm
July 21, 2015
Letter: Let's live together with courage, inclusion
By Debra Hogenson, Brewster In her recent letter, Diane Tow of Brewster claimed that Worthington is full of “illegals” and implied that all rational people share her view. I disagree. Timid people who cannot adapt to change may share her outlook. People who fear people who...
opinion / letters
July 21, 2015 - 8:33am
July 17, 2015
Letter: A need to be tougher on illegal immigrants
By Diane Tow, Brewster Any rational person who can look around the streets of Worthington will see what has happened. Identity fraud is obviously a common practice. This city is full of illegals and everyone seems to turn a blind eye. Why? Money, plain and simple. There is no...
opinion / letters
July 17, 2015 - 9:37pm
July 13, 2015
No sanctuary from immigration detainers in Worthington: WCCO radio misreported Worthington as safe for undocumented criminals, officials say
WORTHINGTON -- Worthington is not a safe haven for would-be undocumented criminals, city and Worthington Police Department officials said Monday....
July 13, 2015 - 8:30pm
April 26, 2015
Immigration program tonight
WORTHINGTON — The West Area Labor Council/AFL-CIO and UFCW 1161 will be hosting an event from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Nobles County Integration Collaborative location at Minnesota West Community and Technical College. The objective of the workshop is to engage community members and...
April 26, 2015 - 8:19pm
April 16, 2015
Safe roads, insured drivers: Rep. Hamilton sponsors Minnesota bill allowing undocumented immigrants to get driver’s licenses
ST. PAUL — District 22B Rep. Rod Hamilton (R-Mountain Lake) is sponsoring a bill that would eliminate the need for proof of lawful residency in the United States to obtain a driver’s license. Hamilton said H.F. 97 should be passed for one single reason. “It comes down...
April 16, 2015 - 8:19pm
April 15, 2015
Letter: Consider ‘self-sufficient’ nature of many immigrants
The United Nations — via the Refugee Resettlement Program — is behind our refugee situation. Is time to bring this fact “out of the shadows.” Up to 95 percent of the refugees currently present in the U.S. — large numbers from terrorist-sponsoring countries — were ordered...
opinion / letters
April 15, 2015 - 10:24pm
March 11, 2015
As others see it: Make immigration reform a high priority
Max Villatoro was a young man when he arrived in the United States in 1995. Two decades later he is a pastor in Iowa City, married and the father of four children. They range in age from 7 to 15 and are all U.S. citizens. He has been described by fellow clergy as a “person of great...
opinion / editorials
March 11, 2015 - 4:40pm