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White House 'nice': Trump pardons turkey raised in Douglas County
County to sue drug companies
Minn. woman arrested on I-94 stop in ND for $1.37 million in pot
Alexandria company 'not scared' by animal cruelty accusations
Greater Minnesota cities urge action on bonding, aid, streets
Boys basketball: Lakers hoping for a big start
Racing Across the Sky
Osakis girls basketball: New faces in place
Boys basketball: Knights small but mighty
Elks Hoop Shoot contest set for Jan. 7 in Alexandria
Donors can swap books for wine
A family affair: Three generations of women keep salon growing
College to show film about Rwanda war crimes
New Year's Eve in November for Newcomers
Dave & Jean Schonberg
Larry & Terry Sather
Mike Frisch: Lessons on fishing clearer waters
A rare mule deer sighting near Alexandria
DNR: Seven deer presumed positive for CWD in area 603 after initial test
Finally his turn
Opening morning memory
Robert F. Forster
OUR TURN: Social media opens door to hate and unkindness
EDITORIAL: Advice for Black Friday shoppers
LETTER: Who benefits from proposed tax cuts?
LETTER: The religion of Americanism
COMMENTARY: E-cigarettes are a public health concern
Extension schedules land rent meeting for farmers, landowners
Managing boxelder bugs as the cold sets in
Step away from that pruning saw!
Going far with 4-H horses
County crafting buffer compliance rules
On The Street
KCCO going away, but CBS signal may stay
Laven re-elected to the state chamber board
Alex born company now part of global high-tech firm
UPDATED: 2 Minnesota Target stores closing
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on the street
November 10, 2017
Evansville man makes his case to stay in U.S.
Wearing tan pants and a dark colored sweatshirt with shackles on his hands and feet, a teary-eyed Julio Estrada Escobar admitted that he's made...
November 10, 2017 - 6:58am
October 27, 2017
Evansville immigration case one of thousands in Minnesota
As Julio Estrada Escobar sits in custody awaiting a ruling of his immigration status, there are more than 6,000 other immigration cases pending in Minnesota in the Executive Office of Immigration Review, the court system for illegal immigrants. Jason Nielson, a partner at Igbanugo...
October 27, 2017 - 1:53pm
October 25, 2017
Immigration issues and answers
Do you know the difference between a green card, which is officially known as a Permanent Resident Card, and a visa? How does marriage affect...
October 25, 2017 - 4:00pm
Evansville farm worker facing possible deportation remains in custody
Julio Estrada Escobar, a farm worker in Evansville who fled — illegally — from Guatemala to the United States, will remain in custody...
October 25, 2017 - 5:41am
October 20, 2017
From Guatemala to Evansville: Man facing possible deportation started a family in Minnesota
Julio Estrada Escobar was born and raised in Guatemala. But in 2001, at the age of 18, he fled to the United States — illegally —...
October 20, 2017 - 9:08am
October 18, 2017
Evansville farm worker faces possible deportation to Guatemala
Nancy Estrada was on the phone talking to her husband, Julio Estrada Escobar, when he told her, "I just got pulled over. This is it." Julio...
October 18, 2017 - 5:22am
September 11, 2017
Minnesota joins other states in lawsuit to keep childhood immigrant program
ST. PAUL—Minnesota and other states on Monday filed suit against the federal government, claiming the proposed end of the DACA program that...
September 11, 2017 - 5:58pm
May 1, 2017
Minnesota lawmakers move on budget, House shows bonding bill
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislative negotiators powered through most of their proposed $46 billion, two-year budget Monday, May 1, afternoon and...
May 1, 2017 - 6:31pm
March 3, 2017
LETTER: Support immigration laws
To the editor: In recent years, some cities, including the Twin Cities, have taken it upon themselves to become so-called "sanctuary cities" for illegal immigrants. That is to say, they refuse to enforce the immigration laws of our nation.
March 3, 2017 - 8:00am
February 1, 2017
March supporting immigrants planned
A march in support of immigrants and in opposition to the travel restrictions ordered by the Trump administration is planned in Alexandria. Anyone interested is asked to convene at the Big Ole statue in Central Park on Thursday, Feb. 2, at 5:30 p.m. The march will proceed to the...
February 1, 2017 - 7:00am
January 30, 2017
Travel ban reaches Minnesota as Trump order brings confusion
ST. PAUL—They were words a Muslim American certainly did not want to hear: "We deported your wife and kids." A few hours later, the message...
January 30, 2017 - 6:00pm
October 21, 2016
In Pursuit of a Dream is performed across the area
The final show of In Pursuit of a Dream: Stories and Songs of 19th Century Immigration will be held on Saturday, Oct. 29, at 7 p.m. at Roosevelt...
October 21, 2016 - 9:30am
September 7, 2016
The pursuit of a dream
Local storyteller Paulette Friday was recently awarded a grant from the Lake Region Arts Council to produce a story and music ensemble reflecting...
September 7, 2016 - 12:00am
July 13, 2016
Inclusion Network leads series on immigration
The Inclusion Network invites the public to attend Third Wednesday of the month inclusion discussions. The three-month series, beginning in July, will focus on immigration. The first discussion and video screening will be held on Wednesday, July 20 from noon to 1 p.m. at Alexandria...
July 13, 2016 - 12:00am
December 16, 2015
LETTER: In trying times, we can do better
To the editor: In a country built on ideals, immigration and freedom, why do we have popular politicians who are against these things we cherish? First they wanted to build walls, deport 10 million people, and now these politicians have reached the point where they are sorting immigrants...
December 16, 2015 - 12:00am