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Jury rules in doctor’s favor, finds no negligence in Dickhoff case


WILLMAR — A Kandiyohi County jury has found that a Willmar doctor was not negligent in the care of a 7-year-old child who had a rare form of cancer and died last summer.

The verdict was rendered Wednesday in a civil case filed by Joseph and Kayla Dickhoff on behalf of their daughter, Jocelyn, against Dr. Rachel Tollefsrud and Family Practice Medical Clinic in Willmar.

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Gretchen Schlosser

Gretchen Schlosser is the public safety reporter, and writes about agriculture occasionally, for the West Central Tribune. She's been with the Tribune since 2006 and has 17 years of experience working in news, media and communications. 

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