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Trial is underway in Dickhoff malpractice lawsuit; 7-year-old child died of cancer


WILLMAR — The medical malpractice lawsuit filed by a Belgrade family whose 7-year-old child died of cancer last summer is underway in Kandiyohi County District Court.

The civil jury trial filed by Joseph and Kayla Dickhoff on behalf of their daughter, Jocelyn, against Dr. Rachel Tollefsrud and Family Practice Medical Clinic in Willmar began Monday and continues next week before District Judge Donald Spilseth.

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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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