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Citing family needs, United Way executive director says she'll step down next month


WILLMAR -- Stacey Roberts has resigned after 10 years as executive director of the United Way of West Central Minnesota. Her last day will be Nov. 17.

Roberts said Wednesday that she has found herself caught recently between the demands of her position and the needs of her aging parents in Minneapolis and her family.

Roberts and her husband, Eric, a Willmar businessman, have four children -- three are teenagers in the Willmar schools and one is in college in California.

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Linda Vanderwerf

I cover education issues for the West Central Tribune and have worked for the paper since 1995. I have worked in journalism since 1981.

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