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Keeping jobs on the prairie: Clarkfield Outdoors defies odds with American-made apparel
U.S. court puts Obamacare case on hold until Trump takes office
Abe to become first Japanese PM to visit Pearl Harbor
Dog found in rubble of downtown Sioux Falls building 48 hours after it collapsed
Willmar police officer escapes injury in early-morning rollover crash
Dragons place third at own invite
Aus, Struxness earning big rodeo wins, cash
Card gymnast place third at Becker
Gophers accept bid to Holiday Bowl in San Diego Dec. 27
Slagter paces Cards at Monticello invite
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Dorothy M. Peterson
Helen W. Olson
Roger K. Straight
Virginia L. Anderson
Ronald J. Fernholz
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
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