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The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. Bloomberg photo by Ariana Lindquist
Businessman modeled his firm on Mayo Clinic, then gave $200 million for medical school
7 hours 54 min ago
November 7, 2018
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Olivia facility adds telemedicine care
November 7, 2018 - 11:21am
October 31, 2018
Willliam Myers processes open enrollment requests at the MNsure Contact Center in St. Paul, Tuesday, Oct. 30. The open enrollment period runs from Nov. 1, 2018 to Jan. 13, 2019.  Scott Takushi / Pioneer Press)
MNsure open enrollment begins with new software
October 31, 2018 - 7:02pm
October 30, 2018
MNsure open enrollment is approaching this week
October 30, 2018 - 7:16am
October 23, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune
Community members attended an Opioid Town Hall meeting Monday at WEAC in Willmar.
Opioid addiction: It is not a moral failing; Willmar Town Hall begins community conversation
October 23, 2018 - 5:58pm
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Dr. Linda Jackson, director of the Rice Regional Dental Clinic, checks a patient in this August 2017 file photo. A $100,000 grant from the Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation will allow the addition of a part-time dentist and support staff, Jackson said, which will shorten the wait time for the 35 to 40 patients per day seen at the clinic.
Rice Dental Clinic adding staff thanks to $100,000 grant
October 23, 2018 - 6:11am
October 17, 2018
Chemicals being applied to a field near Moorhead, Minn., in 2008. Forum News Service file photo
Minnesota kids take part in chemical exposure study
October 17, 2018 - 4:01pm
October 15, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Melissa Wentzel, right, Club Bethesda director, steers a trishaw while Mary Frick, Bethesda Club member, left, and Britta Diem, Willmar Community Center Director, enjoy the ride. Modeled after rickshaws, the battery-assisted, three-wheel bikes are a way for seniors or anyone with limited mobility to get outdoors.
Joy ride: Trishaws rekindle the biking experience for local seniors
October 15, 2018 - 7:09pm
October 12, 2018
Nate Clark
MNsure CEO talks decreases in health care premiums
October 12, 2018 - 6:38pm
October 11, 2018
IMPACT of Health Care in Kandiyohi County and beyond magazine now available online
October 11, 2018 - 11:39am
October 8, 2018
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Mohagen Hansen, the project architects for the Minnesota Department of Health's 16-bed child and adolescent hospital to be located in Willmar, provided plans for the project to the Willmar Planning Commission Wednesday for review.
Plans for children's mental health hospital approved; Willmar Planning Commission gives OK for facility plans
October 8, 2018 - 6:03am
October 7, 2018
Shelby Lindrud / Tribune 
The James House is planning on moving its operations to this house on 19th Avenue Southwest in Willmar, the old home of CTI Music Ministries. Also, instead of offering housing and services to men battling addiction, the James House will now serve women.
James House to reopen in new home in southwest Willmar
October 7, 2018 - 7:40pm
Big Medicare changes mean some seniors must seek new plans
October 7, 2018 - 6:00am
October 4, 2018
T. Denny Sanford, who's given almost $1 billion to namesake Sanford Health, holds a photograph of his mother, Edith, who died when he was 4 years old and inspired him to donate to fight breast cancer. Special to Forum News Service
Sanford Health namesake donated over $1 billion, and he still made Forbes billionaires list
October 4, 2018 - 5:17pm
October 3, 2018
Erica Dischino / Tribune

Dr. Ina Drown, an eye surgeon and ophthalmologist, began working at the Carris Health Clinic-Willmar Skylark Center in August. Carris Health, a merger of Affiliated Community Medical Centers and Rice Memorial Hospital into a new nonprofit subsidiary of CentraCare Health, has had great success recruiting medical professionals since its launch Jan. 1.
Creation of Carris Health brings new life to workforce recruitment around Willmar
October 3, 2018 - 5:17am
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