Editorial: Celebrate 75 years of Rice Hospital
Celebrating 75 years of operations is the theme of Rice Memorial Hospital this week.
The local hospital and the city of Willmar should celebrate the continued successful operation of a medical hospital within the community and region.
The hospital opened on Aug. 2, 1937, in Willmar at the peak of the Great Depression, built with $166,000 in funding from the Cushman Rice legacy and federal Public Works Administration funding.
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