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Minnesota potato salad thief pleads guilty
Negative tone of White House race sours young voters
New chalet set to open at destination northern Minnesota ski resort
New Jack Pine Brewery breaks ground in Baxter
Chevron sees big profits in California despite regulations
WCT Sport Show: Willmar preps for TRF, four locals vie for 6AAA section
Roundup: Cardinals volleyball team 2-2 at Moorhead Invite
Timberwolves could win 50 games... or miss playoffs
Managers win measure of credit for World Series showdown
WCT daily sports schedule
1960's icon Bobby Vee dies at Minnesota care facility
Prince’s legendary vault is now open; song due out in November
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Now is the perfect time for houseplant tasks
Social Security Administration declared a 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for 2017
An Epic journey
Spooktacular: The whole family can help make ghostly yard ornaments
Kathleen H. Diederich
Paul E. Biermann
Marlene M. Heipler
Arlene D. Rudy
Mervin LeRoy Speckman "Doc"
Presidential Endorsement: This time for president, none of the above
John Gehrking letter: Sawatzky is a typical politician
Paul Hoffer letter: Lang is ready to serve his district
Dionne commentary: Trump is not a GOP aberration
Estrich commentary: Trump is the uncontrollable man
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