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Windom elementary groundbreaking ceremony postponed to Thursday
Data: May 19, 2019
Windom to offer 'Begindergarten' next year
Dollars for Scholars awards gifts to 13 WHS students
‘Relentless’ work camp to improve accessibility in Nobles County
Track and field: Brouwer first in Iowa state high jump
Charlie Coyle is finally in the Stanley Cup Final. Just not with the Wild
Prep baseball: Paniagua, Trojans come alive in come-from-behind win over St. James Area
Friday sports roundup: PA pitching shines in Slayton
Boys tennis: Worthington is the favorite in Section 3A team play
Xcel's new plan: Coal-free by 2030, nuclear until 2040
ECHO recognized for 25 years of membership
Crossroads Care Center getting new focus
Van Waus is Sanford Worthington’s Employee of the Year
Farmers under pressure
Place a Business Announcement
Column: Combating senior fraud
Column: Interest continues to build in Teacher Pathway program
Column: Medicare for All becomes Medicare for None
Tales from the Chief: Taking the wheel on 'Freedom to Drive'
Letter: Support Tobacco 21 in Minnesota
Leroy "Bud" Florine
Mayor honors efforts in nursing homes
Disheveled Theologian: The cone of shame
Kennecke speaks on opioid abuse at 'Living Your Best Life
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WHS Prom 2019
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Steve and Diane
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Jack and LaVonne Slater
Air quality remains good in N.D./Minn.
MNIT seeks funds to protect Minnesotans' data
Probate of Vernon G. Engelkes
June 25, 2018
Two immigrant kids separated from parents arrive in Minnesota
ST. PAUL—Two immigrant children have arrived in Minnesota, a few of the estimated 2,300 separated from their parents after crossing the Mexican border. Two refugee-advocacy groups reported on Monday that 7-year-old girl and an 8-year-old boy arrived from Guatemala roughly two...
June 25, 2018 - 8:29pm
June 2, 2018
Refugee once shamed for her looks vying to be the first Hmong Mrs. Minnesota
OAKDALE, Minn. — As a child, Kellie Chauvin was teased, bullied and the only one of her friends who was not invited to participate in a...
June 2, 2018 - 3:00pm
March 29, 2018
Dayton urges Trump to reconsider Liberians order
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is urging President Donald Trump to reconsider his recent decision that could force potentially thousands of Liberians living here to leave the country. On Tuesday, March 27, Trump decided not to renew special protections afforded to Liberians...
March 29, 2018 - 9:10pm
December 8, 2017
Somali refugee aims to help Minnesotans better understand their plight
BRAINERD, Minn.—Somalis in Minnesota often find themselves misunderstood, but one young refugee hopes to help change that.
December 8, 2017 - 9:57am
June 10, 2017
St. Paul faults immigrant student's instruction
ST. PAUL — A finding of discrimination against a Karen immigrant student is the latest strike against a St. Paul Public Schools equity initiative that pushed English-learning students into mainstream classes without language assistance. The St. Paul Department of Human Rights...
June 10, 2017 - 12:07am
May 29, 2017
Western Minnesota town's residents seek to help fearful immigrants
MONTEVIDEO, Minn. — A group of residents in a west-central Minnesota town wants to work with the Minnesota Immigration Freedom Network...
May 29, 2017 - 7:41pm
March 6, 2017
HUD Secretary Ben Carson calls slaves 'immigrants' in speech, drawing criticism
WASHINGTON - Ben Carson, the new secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), on Monday referred to slaves brought...
March 6, 2017 - 7:50pm
February 20, 2017
Study: Immigrants make up growing part of workforce, tax base of ND, Minnesota
FARGO—A new analysis is shedding some light on the growing economic impact of immigrants who live and work in North Dakota and Minnesota...
February 20, 2017 - 9:31pm
February 16, 2017
Taking a stand: Students, workers, business owners participate in ‘Day Without Immigrants’
WORTHINGTON — A group of District 518 students, along with local business owners and employees, took a stand in Worthington as well across...
February 16, 2017 - 9:42pm
November 30, 2016
Immigrants, don’t be afraid to call us, police say in four languages
ST. PAUL -- Don’t be afraid to call the police, St. Paul officers told people in videos posted online in four languages Wednesday. The videos from officers who speak Spanish, Hmong, Somali and Karen stress that St. Paul officers are not immigration officials. They reference a St....
November 30, 2016 - 8:40pm
May 12, 2016
Senate approves Real ID changes
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota Senate on Thursday approved major changes to the state’s driver’s licenses and identification cards to comply with federal law. Minnesota had long resisted the changes, required by the federal Real ID Act, but Washington has said it would require federally...
May 12, 2016 - 9:39pm
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 28, 2015
Immigrants will drive U.S. population growth in next five decades, report says
CHICAGO — Immigrants and their descendants will drive U.S. population growth over the next half century, transforming the country into one...
September 28, 2015 - 10:13pm
April 21, 2015
No agreement on rail ‘blast zone’ funding in Minnesota House
ST. PAUL — A new phrase is entering Minnesotans’ vocabulary. “Are you in the blast zone?” state Rep.
April 21, 2015 - 10:00pm
January 2, 2015
Querido Papa: Lisa Kremer shares local families' stories at the Vatican
For Lisa Kremer, it was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity — the chance to travel to the Vatican, come face to face with Pope Francis and have...
January 2, 2015 - 4:20pm