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Michael Kerstetter of Willmar lifts weights Friday during a workout at the Kandiyohi County Area Family YMCA in Willmar. Rice Memorial Hospital this month received a three-year, $475,000 grant from the George Family Foundation for the Healthy Communities Partnership, to help community hospitals develop capacity in preventing chronic disease. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar, Minn., launches three-year community wellness initiative


WILLMAR — Rice Memorial Hospital will soon launch a three-year effort to address obesity among adults and strengthen the hospital’s role in community health.

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