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'No one I trust more' than Lt. Gov. Smith in U.S.Senate, Dayton says
Blowback over proposed wind turbine near Pelican Lake
No need for Obamacare?: Farmers can now get group insurance through their co-ops
'Christmas miracle at the mall': Free sleigh rides in DL interrupted by spooked horse, no injuries result
Crime & accidents
Yellowjackets earn conference win over Hornets
Laker wrestlers impressive in win over Bemidji
Laker basketball teams split at TRF
Hallisey scores twice in Mid-State victory over Panthers
Lakers grab first place in the Mid-State
LP-A Elementary recognized for achieving positive student outcomes
Snappy side: Festive Pomegranate Salad sure to shine on holiday menu
Social Security supports veterans, active duty military personnel
Essentia Health-St. Mary's births
Gov. Dayton proclaims 'Acts of Kindness Week' statewide
friends & neighbors
Jobs aplenty: Becker County's unemployment rate is lowest it's been in decades
Fuel cost down 2.6 cents last week
Essentia Health Oak Crossing Nursing Home in Detroit Lakes is one of the best in the nation
Sanford Health acquires stake in German hospital system
Under construction: A number of local businesses are undergoing improvements in the area
'Rock & Roll Christmas' returns to DL's Holmes Theatre on Dec. 14
Dallas Holm to perform at The Refuge in DL this Sunday
'Winter Harvest' is in: New commemorative book on ice harvesting to be launched Saturday at BC Museum
'A date which will live in infamy': Remembering the attack on Pearl Harbor
'New Standards' for holiday tradition: Show coming to Holmes Theatre this Friday breaks the seasonal mold
Tom & Bertha
Robert and Marilynn Halverson
Sarah Ruth (Benson) Cheshire
Rosalynn "Rose" Bekkerus
Beatrice M. Mertens
Thomas Anthony "Tom" Kubat
John Reed King
Updated: Winona LaDuke column: With Franken, Dems threw out baby with the bathwater
Making the most of Minnesota apprenticeships
Letter: It is what it is--Trump won the election
Lynn Hummel column: Mind your own business
Guest Editorial: Here's how to beat the holiday blues
Blane Klemek column: Classic or modern, snowshoes are lots of fun
Brad Laabs column:Changes coming for northern pike fishing
Extremely rare Canada lynx spotted in northern Minnesota forest
Wild turkeys present hunting challenge
The smart move now is: Stay off the ice!
Welcome to the dark side: Local museum's first 'After Dark' event brings sold-out crowds
His way to Broadway: Minnesota’s De’Lon Grant has made his Broadway debut in ‘Come from Away’
Consume those leafy greens for a healthy body
You've gotta have faith: Christian filmmakers start up business, teaching academy in rural Audubon
My Christmas in Denmark: Different traditions, same feel
pine to palm
Israelson qualifies for U.S. Amateur
Defending champ to skip Pine to Palm for pro pursuits
Pine to Palm: Thursday Spotlight
83rd Pine to Palm
Welle returning to defend Pine to Palm championship
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November 10, 2017
Central Minn. farm worker from Guatemala makes his case to stay in U.S.
ST. PAUL—Wearing tan pants and a dark-colored sweatshirt with shackles on his hands and feet, a teary-eyed Julio Estrada Escobar admitted...
November 10, 2017 - 8:41am
July 12, 2017
'Voices from Ellis Island' coming to Wadena in October
Wadena County Historical Society Receives Grant to Present "Voices From Ellis Island" The Five Wings Arts Council has awarded a grant to the Wadena County Historical Society to present Pippa White's one-woman play about Ellis Island on October 6, 2017 at the Robertson Theatre in Wadena....
July 12, 2017 - 1:27pm
May 31, 2017
West African woman believed to be fleeing to Canada found dead along Minnesota border
NOYES, Minn. -- A west African woman believed to be trying to cross into Canada was found dead in rural northern Minnesota, less than a mile...
May 31, 2017 - 2:27pm
April 10, 2017
Ag officials hopeful about Trump administration moves
FARGO — A panel of agricultural leaders at a North Dakota State University student event had mostly positive reviews about prospects for...
April 10, 2017 - 10:00am
March 13, 2017
Heitkamp, Klobuchar say change in visa processing could hurt rural healthcare
GRAND FORKS — Sens. Heidi Heitkamp and Amy Klobuchar are speaking out against a coming change to how foreigners' work visas are processed—something...
March 13, 2017 - 6:31pm
March 9, 2017
Guest editorial: We should follow Canada's 'merit-based' immigration model
A recent Reuters story told of people from Africa and the Middle East showing up in Emerson, Man., seeking asylum and "fleeing U.S. President Donald Trump's crackdown on illegal immigrants." But the bigger story about Canada and immigration isn't unfolding in a few border towns. It's...
March 9, 2017 - 6:00am
February 3, 2017
St. Paul, Minneapolis don't use term 'sanctuary cities,' but order may affect them
ST. PAUL — President Donald Trump signed an executive order last week that seeks to bar federal grant funding to so-called "sanctuary cities" that harbor undocumented or "illegal" immigrants. The threat is being taken seriously in jurisdictions across the country, and the outcry...
February 3, 2017 - 11:18am
November 10, 2016
Backs against the 'wall': Trump victory casts pall over Mexico
MEXICO CITY—Mexico was pitched into deep uncertainty by Donald Trump's U.S. election victory on Tuesday, Nov. 8, after a bitterly divisive...
November 10, 2016 - 10:49am
August 12, 2016
Immigrants boost state’s economy
WILLMAR, Minn. — Immigrants and refugees contribute to the state’s economy as workers and entrepreneurs, according to a new report from Minnesota’s businesses. The report from the Minnesota Business Immigration Coalition looks at the economic impact of immigration. Immigrants...
August 12, 2016 - 5:45am
April 22, 2016
Immigrant doctors advance through unique MN program
Minnesota’s first-in-the-nation program has resulted in two immigrant physicians securing positions in the University of Minnesota Pediatrics Residency Program. Established by the 2015 legislature, the International Medical Graduate Assistance Program is the first state-level effort...
April 22, 2016 - 5:50am
October 14, 2015
Dayton: Don’t like immigrants? Get out of MN
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 on Tuesday at St. Cloud Public Library, about 100 people from diverse backgrounds...
October 14, 2015 - 11:21am
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...
March 14, 2015 - 5:40am
November 21, 2014
Obama blasts Boehner, seeks support for immigration plan
President Barack Obama defended his decision to bypass Congress and overhaul U.S. immigration policy on his own on Friday, saying he was forced...
November 21, 2014 - 4:40pm
July 17, 2014
Duluth among Midwestern cities with population growth fueled by immigrants
DULUTH -- A growing number of foreign-born people are calling northeastern Minnesota and northern Wisconsin home these days. And were it not...
July 17, 2014 - 8:30am
July 2, 2013
Immigration bill seen helping businesses, farmers, economy
ST. PAUL — Minnesota businesses would benefit if a U.S. Senate-passed immigration reform law becomes law, U.S. Sen. Al Franken and other bill...
July 2, 2013 - 8:42am