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Census: More than half of Minnesota's counties lost residents in 2017
Grandson arrested for murder in deaths of couple called pillars of Minn. town
Jane Freeman, wife of state's first Democratic Gov. Orville Freeman and mother of Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman, dies at 96
Judge tells Twin Cities cop 'I am a Ramsey County judge,' gets DUI anyway
Man shot by Fargo police charged with two felonies
crime and courts
DuShon Monique Brown, actress who starred in 'Chicago Fire,' dead at 49
'Page-turner' comes to stage
Design, art, eggs and music usher in spring
CNN chief calls Fox News 'propaganda machine,' and Hannity responds
Rebooted Roseanne is a proud 'deplorable' - can she be the Trump era's Archie Bunker?
Faith news: Churches plan Holy Week events
Marilyn Hagerty: Kluski and golabki this weekend in Minto
A barber tried for years to cut an autistic boy's hair. Then they had a breakthrough.
No, the pope did not convince Stephen Hawking to believe in God on his deathbed
How one group is using scraps of wood to comfort others
NCAA BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Top-seeded Kansas holds off Clemson to advance to Elite Eight
'Dogs do it again: Swaney’s overtime game-winner sends UMD into region final
Friday's local scoreboard
Timberwolves rally to edge Knicks
NCAA TOURNAMENT ROUNDUP: Air Force stuns St. Cloud State
Debra L. Lee
Judith M. Anderson
Rare lynx sighting highlights a day on the ice
Outdoors report: There's still time for an ice fishing trip, but trail conditions are deteriorating
New business creating custom duck calls with pets' ashes
Doug Leier: Drawing a once-in-a-lifetime license doesn't guarantee success
Wyoming considers grizzly hunt after Trump team took bear off endangered list
Commentary: What if millennials get politically active?
Letter: The students aren't wrong; Rob Port is
Letter: Teachers are trained to teach students, period
Are you kind when you disagree with someone?
Letter: NRA must accept it should be regulated
Severe Weather Announcements (6)
March 14, 2018
President Trump is open to short-term DACA deal, White House tells GOP leaders
White House officials have told key Republican leaders on Capitol Hill that President Donald Trump is open to cutting a deal in an upcoming spending...
March 14, 2018 - 12:29pm
March 8, 2018
Augsburg professor faces deportation: Mzenga Wanyama applied for asylum in 2005
ST. PAUL—An Augsburg University professor is meeting with immigration officials Friday, March 9, about his possible deportation. Kenya native Mzenga Wanyama, an associate professor of English, came to the United States in 1992 as a J-1 nonimmigrant exchange visitor, court records...
March 8, 2018 - 6:12pm
February 26, 2018
Supreme Court declines to enter controversy over DACA program, rejects Trump administration's request to review lower court rulings
The Supreme Court on Monday declined to enter the national controversy over the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA), turning...
February 26, 2018 - 1:19pm
February 7, 2018
Nancy Pelosi's filibuster-style speech tops six hours in bid to force immigration votes
WASHINGTON - House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi took the rare step Wednesday of launching a marathon speech supporting attempts by Democrats...
February 7, 2018 - 4:23pm
February 1, 2018
Letter: Saving DACA should be a priority in U.S.
To the editor, The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Act, which allows children who entered the U.S. to request permission to remain here for school, university attendance, or work, was terminated in September by the Trump administration. Though not receiving a great deal...
February 1, 2018 - 7:38am
January 17, 2018
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly expresses optimism about DACA deal without suggesting timeline
WASHINGTON - As House Republican leaders worked to avoid a government shutdown by rounding up votes for a short-term spending bill, White House...
January 17, 2018 - 2:45pm
January 16, 2018
Trump administration to ask Supreme Court to intervene on DACA
WASHINGTON - The Justice Department on Tuesday said it would take the "rare step" of asking the Supreme Court to clear the way for the Trump...
January 16, 2018 - 2:43pm
Too old for DACA, a Michigan father is deported after three decades in the US
With two immigration agents hovering nearby, Jorge Garcia pulled his family close for one final hug by security gates at Detroit Metropolitan Airport. His wife and 15-year-old daughter sobbed in his arms. His 12-year-old son stood stoically. Garcia was silent. Soon after, the 39-year-old...
January 16, 2018 - 1:56pm
Letter: Dreams destroyed or dreams coming true?
To the editor, She dreams of becoming a nurse to care for others. She graduated with perfect grades from one of our high schools, and has started college at the University of Jamestown to obtain her degree.
January 16, 2018 - 6:32am
January 10, 2018
Federal judge says DACA can't end while lawsuit is pending
A federal judge in California issued a nationwide preliminary injunction Tuesday blocking the Trump administration's decision to phase out a program that shields young undocumented immigrants from deportation. The injunction by U.S. District Judge William Alsup says those protections...
January 10, 2018 - 7:21am
October 9, 2017
Trump administration releases hard-line immigration principles, threatening deal on 'dreamers'
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration released a list of hard-line immigration principles late Sunday that threaten to derail a deal in Congress to allow hundreds of thousands of younger undocumented immigrants to remain in the country legally. The administration's wish list includes...
October 9, 2017 - 6:22am
September 18, 2017
DACA rally set for Tuesday at city hall
A rally to support people who are registered in the DACA program is set for 4 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Grand Forks City Hall. Mustafe Farah has organized the event "to support keeping DACA working and in place," he said in an email to the Herald. DACA, which stands for Deferred Action...
September 18, 2017 - 10:06am
September 12, 2017
Supreme Court agrees with Trump administration, says some refugees can be barred for now
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court agreed with the Trump administration Tuesday and put on hold a lower-court decision that would have allowed more...
September 12, 2017 - 8:49pm
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
Pope Francis: If Trump is 'pro-life,' he should extend DACA
Weighing in on two areas of disagreement with a U.S. president with whom he has already clashed, Pope Francis said Monday that climate science...
September 11, 2017 - 11:15am