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US to host Panama in World Cup qualifier

June 10, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

SEATTLE The United States will host Panama on a temporary grass field Tuesday in its World Cup qualifier at Seattle. Continue Reading

Panama’s Lopez traded agriculture career for Minnesota life

May 14, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

District 518 translator first came to U.S. in 1985
WORTHINGTON Since 1996, Herminio Lopez has been working as a translator in Worthington Independent School District 518. Continue Reading

Noriega, back in Panama but in prison, but homeland’s reaction mixed

December 12, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Manuel Noriega is back in his Panamanian homeland after nearly 22 years, sitting in a prison cell in a country he ruled as a personal fiefdom until U.S. troops invaded and hauled him off to a Florida jail. Continue Reading

Noriega returns to Panama

December 11, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

France turns former dictator over to serve prison time
PANAMA CITY, Panama (AP) Former military strongman Manuel Antonio Noriega was flown home to Panama on Sunday to be punished once again for crimes he committed during a career that saw him transformed from a close Cold War ally of Washington to the vilified target of a U.S. invasion. Continue Reading

French court approves Noriega extradition to Panama

November 23, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

A French court has approved former dictator Manuel Noriega’s extradition to Panama, allowing him to return home for the first time since he was forced out in a U.S. invasion more than 20 years ago. Continue Reading

Obama signs trade deals with South Korea, Panama, Colombia

October 21, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

President Barack Obama has signed trade agreements with South Korea, Panama and Colombia, completing years of negotiations and fulfilling U.S. action on the biggest trade deal since the 1993 North American Free Trade Agreement. Continue Reading

Noem, local businessman praise OK for free trade deals

October 14, 2011 in The Daily Republic

DES MOINES, Iowa U.S. farmers on Thursday celebrated the approval of free trade agreements with South Korea, Colombia and Panama, saying the pacts will increase demand for their products, though American consumers shouldn’t see a drastic increase in overall food prices.
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Putting up a fight: Angie Selberg hopes stem cells deliver knockout punch to MS

April 29, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON After living in limbo for more than a decade, Angie Selberg has a true glimmer of hope that she’ll be able to pursue her ultimate dream living and working in Hollywood.
Diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2000, Angie has since lived with her parents, Dean and Vicki Selberg, in rural Bigelow. But she recently traveled to Central America for a controversial treatment that is already beginning to alleviate some of the disease’s symptoms. Continue Reading