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Bipartisan work gives greater Minnesota legislative success
Farm groups express concern about White House budget proposal
UK PM May says threat level raised to "critical" after Manchester attack
Minn. legislators expected to finish final part of $46B budget; tax cuts, bonding bill included
U.S. forces kill 7 suspected al-Qaida militants in new Yemen raid
Rain a factor in moving Super Bowl from Los Angeles
NFL shortens overtime to 10 minutes
Finally healthy, Banham is set for return home to take on the Lynx
Baseball: Wildcats split but clinch
Local Roundup: Litchfield tennis team heading back to state
Three more Fox News employees file discrimination suits
Minnesota judge officially confirms heirs to Prince's $200M estate
'Last Man Standing': 20th Century Fox TV to seek new home for Tim Allen comedy
ABC's 'American Idol' reboot lands pop music superstar as first confirmed judge
'Scandal' will end next year, ABC president confirms
Fishing: Area opener a ray of sunshine
Art competition: High school artists gather in New London
Stories needed to create 'Milan: The Musical!'
Minnesota Orchestra brings classical music to Willmar
Vinyls unveiled for traffic signal boxes in Willmar
Dr. Richard Clausen
Lisa Rierson Axelson
Michel H. Hinrichsen
Michael Thomas Cullen
Richard G. Black
Garrison Keillor: One more modest proposal
Midwest Opinion: Local youth sports can help fight drug abuse
Letter: Getting even after the fact
Letter: Welcome the new splash pad
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
October 17, 2016
Daycare not linked to child obesity
Working parents who send their children to daycare no longer need to worry about whether this puts their kids at increased risk for obesity,...
October 17, 2016 - 1:16pm
March 1, 2016
Child care providers defeat mandatory union representation
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's subsidized child care providers overwhelmingly rejected an attempt to require a union to conduct their negotiations with the state. The vote was 1,014-392 in a Tuesday count by the state Bureau of Mediation Services from ballots mailed to providers last month....
March 1, 2016 - 9:30pm
June 7, 2015
Baby Owen dies from trauma; police waiting on autopsy
WEST FARGO, N.D. — Police believe blunt force trauma to the head may have led to the death of a 6-month-old boy who was found not breathing Monday at an unlicensed day care in West Fargo, but they are waiting for an autopsy to tell them when that may have happened. Owen Skodje...
June 7, 2015 - 6:41pm
March 11, 2013
Minnesota providers for children, elderly, disabled split in union discussions
ST. PAUL — Marilyn Geller loves taking care of young children. “They are so eager to learn,” the woman with a Bemidji child care service said. She could do a better job taking care of children, she told a Senate committee Monday, if she could work closer with other child care...
March 11, 2013 - 11:45pm
November 28, 2011
Several Minn. child-care workers plan suit to stop union election
ST. PAUL -- Eleven Minnesota day-care providers, supported by a coalition of conservative groups, today announced they plan to sue to stop a governor-ordered unionization election. Attorney Tom Revnew said his clients seek an injunction to stop the election, set to begin next week,...
November 28, 2011 - 11:12am
July 20, 2011
Willmar, Minn., man gets 36 months in prison, 25 years probation for molesting
WILLMAR -- Larry Alan Stoeser, 61, of Willmar, was sentenced this morning to 36 months in prison, plus a five-year conditional release period...
July 20, 2011 - 11:36am
October 29, 2010
Halloween song and dance
October 29, 2010 - 12:00am
60-year-old man hit with four more charges in daycare molestation case
WILLMAR -- The Willmar man accused of molesting a young girl at a daycare in rural Willmar has been charged with four more counts of criminal...
September 29, 2010 - 12:00am
September 28, 2010
Willmar man faces four more counts of crim sex conduct, allegedly touched three more victims at daycare
WILLMAR -- The Willmar man already accused of molesting a young girl at a daycare in rural Willmar has now been charged with four more counts...
September 28, 2010 - 4:15pm
September 9, 2010
Man charged with molesting girl, 5, at day care is released on $25,000 bond
WILLMAR -- Unconditional bail was set Tuesday at $200,000 for Larry Alan Stoeser, 60, of Willmar, who is accused of molesting a 5-year-old girl...
September 9, 2010 - 12:00am
September 2, 2010
Willmar man faces charges for assaulting 5-year-old at rural daycare
WILLMAR -- A 60-year-old Willmar man has been charged with two counts of criminal sexual conduct for allegedly molesting a 5-year-old girl at...
September 2, 2010 - 12:00am
September 1, 2010
Willmar man charged for sexuallly assaulting girl at rural daycare
WILLMAR -- A 60-year-old Willmar man has been charged with two counts of criminal sexual conduct for allegedly molesting a 5-year-old girl at a daycare in rural Willmar. Larry Alan Stoeser is being held in the county jail pending a Sept. 7 hearing.
September 1, 2010 - 10:00pm
December 29, 2009
MinnWest makes daycare an 'attractor'
WILLMAR -- Steve Salzer is hoping the sight of toddlers playing on swings and babies crawling on their tummies will bring new high-tech businesses...
December 29, 2009 - 12:00am
September 15, 2008
Sign language helps YMCA day care children communicate, connect
WILLMAR -- At 15 months, Alyssa Peterson is rapidly building up a vocabulary. She can say "milk," "more," "please" and "all done" -- all in sign language. It has gone a long way toward helping her parents, Heather and Micah Peterson, understand her needs and wants. "I had no idea...
September 15, 2008 - 12:00am