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Willmar Minnesota 2208 Trott Ave. SW / P.O. Box 839 56201

Magnuson joins Rice Home Medical

WILLMAR -- Pam Magnuson has joined Rice Home Medical in Willmar as a customer service representative.


Rice Home Medical sells and rents medical equipment and supplies to be used in the home.

Magnuson's previous experience includes five years with a satellite computing service and 10 years with the Willmar Public Schools. She is a graduate of the medical assistant program at Ridgewater College.

Magnuson is married and has three teenage boys.


Eight providers from Meeker Memorial Hospital in Litchfield recently completed the Comprehensive Advanced Life Support provider course. In addition, 11 providers completed an accompanying trauma module. The course was hosted by Meeker Memorial Hospital at Affiliated Community Medical Centers in Litchfield. About 4,000 doctors, nurses and other health care professionals in Minnesota are certified in CALS. The curriculum was developed to increase the skill level of rural hospital staff in providing advanced life support and airway management for critically ill or injured patients.


Gil Warriner of Willmar, territory manager for Fort Dodge Animal Health of Overland Park, Kan., has received the company's prestigious 2008 President's Award. Warriner was recognized for outstanding sales performance. He has been a part of the Fort Dodge team since 1986. Fort Dodge, a division of Wyeth, is a global manufacturer of animal health products.

Going Places

Jill Rohman of Spicer was one of six staff members at Southwest/West Central Service Cooperative in Marshall to attend the 2009 Charting the Cs: First Annual Cross Categorical Conference held April 26-28 in Alexandria. The conference was for professionals working in the special education areas of assistive technology, deaf/blind, and developmental cognitive disabilities.

City of Willmar Building Permits

May 19 to 22, 2009

Alice Gorman, 424 20th St. N.W., residential reroofing, $6,800.

Matthew Erickson, 2414 Sixth St. N.E., residential deck, $4,000.

Luther Linn, 2204 Sixth Ave. S.E., residential repair, $250.

Gary Quale, 604 25th St. S.E., residential reroofing, $5,000.

Skylark Center, 1604 First St. S., commercial reroofing, $67,779.

Terry Pankow, 2300 Country Club Dr. N.E., residential reroofing, $3,500.

Presbytery of Minnesota Valleys, 4055 Abbott Dr. S., commercial steel roof replacement, $11,112.

Davis Rentals, 532 Benson Ave. S.E., demolition of garage, $0.

Steve Becker, 813 Irene Ave. S.E., residential reroofing, $3,500.

Sandy Lane, 820 Third St. S.W., residential reroofing, $1,100.

Pacific Avenue Apartments, 539 Pacific Ave. S.W., install fire wall/construct fire escape, $8,000.

Shirley Sundlee, 513 25th St. S.E., residential reroofing, $2,000.

Carl Rasmusson, 808 28th Ave. S.W., residential reroofing, $8,000.

Dennis King, 1012 Irene Ave. S.E., residential reroofing, $2,400.

Cheryl Wersinger, 600 33rd St. N.W., construct 160-square-foot storage building, $5,773.

All information is from the City of Willmar Building Inspection Report. The value of the project is rounded to the nearest dollar. Building removals have no dollar value.