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Law enforcement urges peace during pipeline protests
How will it end? Experts weigh in on possible outcomes of Dakota Access Pipeline protest
Fire at California loft party kills 9, higher death toll feared
Kandiyohi County Board to meet Friday
Truth-in-Taxation hearing to be held Monday at Willmar council meeting
Toriumi's hat trick powers WarHawks
Dragons win first of two on northern road trip
Slagter scores 31 in Cards' tournament win
Aggressive D key to Cardinals' victory
Sartell/Sauk Rapids blanks Willmar
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Around our region published Nov. 30
Willmar Senior High announces first-term honor roll
Evelyn R. Yanish
Todd D. Johnson
Helen W. Olson
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
November 21, 2016
Newcomer receives physician excellence award
WILLMAR — ACMC Health has awarded Dr. David Newcomer its 2016 ACMC Physician Excellence Award. Newcomer is an internal medicine physician...
November 21, 2016 - 11:51am
September 30, 2016
Soderberg joins ACMC in obstetrics, gynecology
WILLMAR—Affiliated Community Medical Centers has announced the arrival of Dr. Douglas Soderberg, obstetrician and gynecologist. Soderberg...
September 30, 2016 - 8:28pm
August 31, 2016
Granite Falls Hospital to establish clinic next year
Citing frustrations with declining market share and health professional recruitment by Affiliated Community Medical Centers, Granite Falls Municipal...
August 31, 2016 - 11:50pm
May 2, 2016
Willmar Medical Services discusses new same-day surgery center
WILLMAR — A brand-new outpatient surgery center will eventually join the local array of health care services. The project has been under discussion...
May 2, 2016 - 12:07am
April 11, 2016
Olympic Wrestling: Déjà vu all over again for Wechter
Willmar surgeon John Wechter had his dreams of earning a spot on the U.S. Greco-Roman Olympic team scuttled by a recurring shoulder injury
April 11, 2016 - 11:58pm
February 9, 2016
ACMC ventures into accountable care
WILLMAR — The entry of Affiliated Community Medical Centers into the world of accountable care organizations probably won’t be immediately...
February 9, 2016 - 10:49pm
February 6, 2016
Wearing red for heart health
Orthopedic receptionists Vonna Faber, from left, and Mardi Eckhoff and orthopedic nurse Amie Carlson wear red Friday at Affiliated Commity Medical...
February 6, 2016 - 10:02am
ACMC selects new president, CEO
WILLMAR — Dr. Cindy Firkins Smith has been chosen as the new president and chief executive officer of Affiliated Community Medical Centers. Smith will assume her duties in January 2016, ACMC announced in a news release. Dr. Ronald Holmgren, who has been president and CEO of the...
July 6, 2015 - 11:26pm
July 1, 2015
Local clinics approach medical marijuana cautiously
WILLMAR — As Minnesota enters a new era of legalized medical marijuana, Willmar-area health providers are taking the cautious route. Affiliated Community Medical Centers is leaving it up to individual doctors to decide whether to become certifiers for medical cannabis use — a...
July 1, 2015 - 11:31pm
Transition underway: Change began months ago in preparation for retirement of ACMC administrator
WILLMAR — As administrator of Affiliated Community Medical Centers, there were days when Terry Tone literally had to roll up his sleeves — like the time floodwaters threatened to cause a sewer backup at ACMC in Granite Falls and he pitched in, tie and all, to help stack sandbags. Tone,...
September 1, 2014 - 10:51pm
August 27, 2014
Patient thanks clinic with art
WILLMAR — A thank-you note probably would have been enough, but Deb Shriver wanted to do more to show her gratitude to the doctors at Affiliated Community Medical Centers who have cared for her and her family. So she commissioned a one-of-a-kind work of art. The watercolor by...
August 27, 2014 - 9:48am
October 23, 2013
Creativity, planning key to throwing a memorable holiday party
It’s not even Halloween yet, but many businesses have already started thinking about this year’s holiday party. ...
October 23, 2013 - 1:04am
October 22, 2013
ACMC breaks ground in Marshall
MARSHALL — Affiliated Community Medical Centers broke ground Monday on a planned new ambulatory surgery center in Marshall, part of an effort to provide cost-effective outpatient surgical services for area residents. A group of clinic administrators and providers gathered to celebrate...
October 22, 2013 - 11:14pm
ACMC breaks ground for new surgery center in Marshall, Minn.
MARSHALL — Affiliated Community Medical Center broke ground on a planned new ambulatory surgery center in Marshall on Monday, part of an effort to provide cost-effective outpatient surgical services for area residents. A group of clinic administrators and providers gathered...
October 22, 2013 - 10:22am
September 16, 2013
ACMC names new administrator
WILLMAR — Stephen Gerberding has been hired as the new administrator of Affiliated Community Medical Centers, effective in December. ACMC...
September 16, 2013 - 11:29am