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The exterior of Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar is pictured in this undated photo. The city-owned hospital has so far posted a profit of more than $193,000 this year. Tribune photo by Bill Zimmer

Rice has strong start to year


WILLMAR -- Continued tight management of staffing levels and expenses has helped Rice Memorial Hospital earn a net return for the first half of 2009.

As of June 30, the city-owned hospital had posted a profit of $193,353.

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Anne Polta

Anne Polta covers health care, business/economic development and general assignment. Her HealthBeat blog can be found at Follow her on Twitter at @AnnePolta.

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