Bahjo Mohamed, Pioneering Light Rail Operator, Dies In Somalia Suicide BombingA suicide bombing in Somalia over the weekend killed a young mother who lived in Hopkins for many years.
Border Officers At D.C. Airport Arrest Minnesota Man Wanted For Criminal Vehicular HomicideThe man, identified as 34-year-old Said Sharif Maye, is wanted of criminal vehicular homicide, as confirmed by the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office. Authorities believe he was attempting to ultimately get to Somalia.
Minnesota American-Islamic Relations Group Denounces Somalia BombingAt least 79 people are dead and 149 more injured after a massive car bomb exploded at a busy intersection on the outskirts of Somalia's capital.
Somalia Burial Planned For Minneapolis High-Rise Apt. Fire Victim A daughter of a woman who was killed in a fire at a Minneapolis public housing high-rise is making plans to hold her mother's funeral in Somalia.
'There's Water Everywhere': Flooding In Somalia Pushes Minnesotans To Take ActionSomalia is 8,000 miles away - but the connection is deep. 69,000 people who are from Somalia now call Minnesota home.
Somali-Americans In MN Raising Money For Flood Victims In SomaliaOver 270,000 families are displaced as floodwaters rise in Somalia. The flooding has been deadly, which has communities wanting to help here at home in Minnesota.
Rand Paul Offers Ilhan Omar Ticket To Somalia So She Can 'Appreciate America More'GOP Senator Rand Paul is offering to buy Minnesota’s Rep. Ilhan Omar a ticket to Somalia, saying “she might come back and appreciate America more.”
Somalia TPS Extended In Minnesota For 18 MonthsTPS gives full legal protection to people from countries with civil unrest like Haiti, Yemen and Somalia.
Friends Rally To Help Those In Famine-Stricken SomaliaThree friends took extreme measures to make Minnesotans more aware of what's happening in Somalia.
Devastating Truck Bomb Won't Stop Effort To Rebuild SomaliaLike many Somalis displaced by decades of civil war, Mohamoud Elmi felt he had a duty to use what he learned in America to help rebuild his homeland. After getting a business administration degree in Ohio, he fulfilled that calling and returned to Somalia in 2008 to work in government.
‘Sad Day For All Of Us’: Community Remembers MN Man Killed In Somalia BombingA Minnesota man killed in a bombing in Somalia is being remembered for his smile, and for being such a hard worker.
St. Cloud Council Member Suggests Limit To Refugees Coming InA city council member in the central Minnesota community of St. Cloud said he plans to propose a citywide moratorium on refugee resettlement.
Twin Cities Mosques To Join Forces For Somalia Bombing FundraiserMosques around the Twin Cities are providing support to people impacted by the deadliest single attack in Somalia's history.
Governor’s Mansion To Be Lit Blue In Honor Of Those Killed In SomaliaThe explosion happened Saturday in Mogadishu, the capital of the Horn of African nation, and it killed over 300 people, including one Minnesota man. Hundreds more were injured.
Minnesota Man One Of Hundreds Killed In Somalia Capital ExplosionA Minnesota man is one of the several hundred people dead after a truck bomb went off Saturday in his native Somalia in what is being described as the deadliest terror attack in the East African country’s history.