La Matraca News
Minnesota's #1 Publication in Spanish
TypeAlternative weekly
Owner(s)Daniel Farias / Scott Billmeier
Headquarters3060 Bloomington Ave
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55407
United States

La Matraca News is an alternative newspaper in Spanish, serving the Latino Community of Minneapolis–St. Paul metropolitan area as well as the whole state of Minnesota. It's available free every Thursday.


La Matraca News began operations in 2007 as a semi-monthly publication, focused on the Latino market of the Twin Cities area. Eventually the readership grew and La Matraca News expanded to a weekly[1] run reaching the whole state of Minnesota as well as some cities in western Wisconsin. Today La Matraca News is the most popular printed publication in Spanish in Minnesota[2]



  1. ^ "Star Tribune". 16 February 2017. Retrieved 13 April 2019.
  2. ^ "Business Directory". Visit Lake Street. Lake Street Council. Retrieved 13 April 2019.