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Plan B initiated for psychiatric unit after Rice decision

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WILLMAR -- The Minnesota Department of Human Services is pulling plan B out of its pocket for developing a 16-bed psychiatric hospital somewhere in the 18-county area of southwest Minnesota.


The action is needed following a decision this week by Rice Memorial Hospital not to participate in a partnership with the state to operate a facility in Willmar.

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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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