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Employers, health providers focus on health maintenance to cut costs
Northern Minn. resident with 'heart of gold' wins $1 million
Jamestown residents share views on ND public transportation plan
Injured party charged from Dec. 2 shooting in Mandan
Federal judge issues injunction against Sanford, Mid Dakota merger
crime and courts
Grand Forks Chorales present 'Messiah' sing-along event
The Force is strong with 'The Last Jedi,' critics say
Win streak continues for ND ‘Jeopardy!’ contestant
'Best Christmas Pageant Ever' opens at Red River High School
Netflix confirms 'House of Cards' will return, and will have new star
In matters of the heart, faith becomes real
Famous people you didn’t know had Minnesota ties
Always cover Norfolk Island Pine after purchase
Cake mix makes Christmas baking a breeze
Want to wish a 108-year-old a happy birthday? Here's your chance.
Minnesota Duluth's Perunovich fighting for spot on junior national hockey team
Rudolph sidelined with ankle injury; Vikings hurting for tight ends
Wednesday's local scoreboard
Wentz gives thumbs up after undergoing successful surgery on injured knee
Molitor acknowledges Twins' 'tremendous interest' in Yu Darvish
Nathan Paul Moe
Gary H. Bachmeier
Dorothy L. Lane
Doug Leier: There's reason for ice fishing optimism in North Dakota but don't overlook safety
OUTDOORS NOTEBOOK: New pike regulations for Minnesota anglers, North Dakota Game and Fish Department sets tentative 2018 hunting season dates etc.
‘That evening hunt — that was worth the whole trip’
Fall banding effort nets 105 saw-whet owls at Turtle River State Park
Children remind us to breathe despite worry
Wine options for your holiday meal
Letter: Closing schools puts children in danger
Our view: Drought portal should be reauthorized
Letter: Stand up for all women treated unfairly
50th Wedding Anniversary
60th Wedding Anniversary
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May 22, 2017
'Are you here illegally?' Metro Transit probes video of officer checking rider's immigration status
The Metropolitan Council has launched an internal investigation after video surfaced of an officer approaching a man on a light-rail train and...
May 22, 2017 - 3:16pm
November 18, 2016
Surge in U.S. deportations could swamp an overtaxed system
WASHINGTON—President-elect Donald Trump's plan to rapidly deport 2 to 3 million illegal immigrants with criminal records would further...
November 18, 2016 - 6:12pm
October 30, 2015
Mass release of U.S. prisoners spells deportation for hundreds
Almost a third of 6,000 federal prisoners scheduled to be freed between Friday and Tuesday, part of a push to reduce America's soaring incarceration...
October 30, 2015 - 11:15pm
October 27, 2015
Two South Dakota company owners who hired illegal immigrants must pay $1.2 million
RAPID CITY, S.D. -- The owners of two companies in Rapid City and Hermosa have been ordered to pay more than $1.2 million for employing undocumented immigrants under a U.S. Forest Service contract. U.S. Attorney Randy Seiler announced Tuesday that a civil judgement...
October 27, 2015 - 9:07pm
August 5, 2015
Farmer gets 6 months after he knowingly harbored illegal workers
FARGO -- Farmer and businessman Monte Benz of Steele, N.D., on Aug. 3 was sentenced to six months in jail, three months of supervised...
August 5, 2015 - 7:00pm
April 8, 2015
Texas judge refuses to lift block on Obama immigration plan
A federal judge in Texas has refused to lift a temporary block on a White House immigration plan that would have shielded millions of illegal...
April 8, 2015 - 5:30pm
April 2, 2015
Eight men nabbed in Bismarck for being illegal immigrants
BISMARCK -- Authorities apprehended eight men Wednesday who were residing in the United States illegally, Bismarck Police Sgt. Mark Buschena said. The police were called to assist a U.S. Border Patrol agent in stopping a vehicle that had only one working taillight, Buschena...
April 2, 2015 - 10:24pm
March 21, 2015
Two men admit hiring illegal immigrants for Twin Cities-area restaurants
ST. PAUL, Minn. - Two men have pleaded guilty to hiring people who couldn't work in the country legally for two Twin Cities-area restaurants. Restaurant owner Ming Guo, 46, and one of his managers, Bijian Weng, 26 were charged in January with hiring 10 or more of the workers...
March 21, 2015 - 11:13pm
September 20, 2011
Bicycling Czech intruders plead guilty
Two citizens of the Czech Republic were sentenced today for attempting to illegally enter the United States by bicycling through the International Peace Garden, according to a press release by the U.S. Department of Justice. Petr Nechanicky, 45, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to transport...
September 20, 2011 - 4:18pm
April 16, 2011
Happenstance finds N.D. dealing with immigrant license plate cheating scheme
FARGO -- Through pure happenstance, North Dakota is now among several states nationwide dealing with a scheme that involves illegal immigrants cheating the system to get driver's licenses in the U.S. The U.S. Attorney's Office in North Dakota wrapped up one federal case on Friday...
April 16, 2011 - 6:16pm
Another 240 Twin Cities janitorial workers to lose jobs after ICE audit
March 16, 2011 - 8:01am
January 22, 2011
Minnesota illegal worker firings illustrate immigration reform tactical shift
MINNEAPOLIS The firing of hundreds of Chipotle restaurant workers in Minnesota offered a dramatic glimpse into new trends in immigration reform. Instead of raiding businesses and hauling away illegal workers, federal agents now study their paperwork. If the "I-9s" aren't in order,...
January 22, 2011 - 10:50am
November 13, 2010
Wayne Trottier, Northwood, N.D., column: Yes, N.D. has an illegal-immigrant problem
By Wayne Trottier NORTHWOOD, N.D. -- I am the candidate who listed the "illegal immigrant" problem in my campaign brochure, as Herald columnist Ryan Bakken noted ("On the right side of an election victory," Page B1, Nov. 6). The other candidates had nothing to do with any...
November 13, 2010 - 4:15am
July 5, 2010
AROUND NORTH DAKOTA: Minot-based Trinity getting $6.6M from trust ... Nine illegal farm workers guilty ... more
Minot-based Trinity getting $6.6M from trust MINOT -- A charitable trust established by the late hotel and real estate baroness Leona Helmsley is giving nearly $6.6 million to the Minot-based Trinity Health Foundation. The money from the Leona M. and Harry B.
July 5, 2010 - 11:04pm
May 2, 2010
Why don't they come legally? They can't
MIAMI -- After my last column criticizing Arizona's xenophobic immigration law, I got an avalanche of readers' comments. Most of them were angry anti-immigrant tirades, but some made important points that deserve an answer. I won't waste readers' time responding to those that reek...
May 2, 2010 - 12:00am