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Kandiyohi County endorses plan that would keep mental health facility open in Willmar, Minn.


WILLMAR — A gap in adult mental health care in rural Minnesota, and the looming closure date of the 16-bed specialty care facility in Willmar, has resulted in a proposal to develop a new type of residential treatment center there.

The Minnesota Department of Human Services is requesting proposals for a demonstration site that could answer both concerns.

Proposals to provide the new service at the Willmar facility must be submitted to the state by March 15.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
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