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SD’s changing face

January 25, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Rural, primarily white areas will see changes, SD native predicts.
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South Dakota native: Even rural, primarily white areas will see changes

January 24, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

Worthington cited as community that has seen transformation of its population
MITCHELL, S.D. While America is diversifying at an increasing rate, South Dakota remains one of the least diverse places in the country and is only beginning to be touched by immigration, according to a Mitchell native who studies demographics and their sociological implications. Continue Reading

Letter: The importance of diversity

December 3, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Mind my frustrations, everybody, but I moved to Willmar in 2004 when this city was experiencing a huge growth economically and socially, especially with the growing number of people coming to Willmar from different countries. This led to Willmar becoming an All-America City, new businesses opening up and Willmar becoming a better place to live. Continue Reading

As others see it: Minorities aid growth

October 10, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Willmar and other cities in rural Minnesota have been experiencing racial demographic changes over the past two decades. Continue Reading

Minnesota West celebrates diversity with World Market

September 19, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON The Culture Corner of Minnesota West Community & Technical College is hosting Worthington’s World Market, a free event from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday in the Commons building on the Minnesota West campus. Continue Reading

Profesora de español: Le Lucht’s career evolves with changes in the local community

June 22, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON When Le Lucht began teaching Spanish in the Worthington school district in the early 1970s, there were few people of Latino heritage living in the community. Beginning in junior high, she taught her students basic conversational phrases such as “Hola,” “Como esta?” and “Como se llama?” Continue Reading

Editorial: Help us share in our diversity

June 11, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Beginning with three articles during King Turkey Day week last September, this newspaper has published a weekly “Our Diverse Community” profile featuring Worthingtonians who are either from or have a strong connection to the heritage to a country other than the United States. Continue Reading

Minnesota considered home for native of Bolivia

June 4, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Hugo Velarde shares time in Worthington, South America
WORTHINGTON Hugo Velarde grew up in the poorest country of South America and lost his father before he began medical school, but he didn’t let either one of those obstacles get in the way of his dream to become a surgeon Continue Reading

Diversity booming in SD’s largest city

April 9, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Sioux Falls’ minority populations have doubled and almost tripled in some cases during the past decade, U.S. Census Bureau housing statistics show a trend apparently fueled in large part by jobs and refugee resettlement.
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Diversity draws Philippino doctor to town

January 30, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

Peraltas enjoys Asian stories, Lake Okabena
WORTHINGTON When Dr. Raphael and Michele Peralta moved to Worthington six months ago with their 21-month-old daughter, Robyn, they did so not just because of a job offer, but because Worthington offered the diversity they were hoping to find. Continue Reading