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With few races, Minnesota primary turnout in August likely small
High court race is a Minnesota question
Eden Valley farmer elected to National Corn Growers Board
Poll: Trump trails by 6 points after DNC
Vikings & fine art come together in new stadium
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Stanley Cup to meet Stanley car in Minnesota
G/L Legion marches ahead at state
Getting it right
Stingers rebound to clobber Bucks
Judge dismisses 29 claims to late musician Prince's estate
Small town Lake Lillian gears up for big time production
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
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Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
ASTRO BOB: Getting stung by a 'scorpion' can be a beautiful thing
The search for a world-record lake trout
Johnson -- Haverly
Quisberg -- Larson
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
David L. Lake
Joan M. Caspers
Esther Helen Iverson
Parker: Are we all Democrats this year?
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Obama: Continuity we can believe in
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Affiliated Community Medical Centers
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
January 12, 2016
ACMC establishes Medicare ACO
WILLMAR — A new accountable care organization formed by Affiliated Community Medical Centers is among 100 new Medicare ACOs announced this...
January 12, 2016 - 11:46pm
September 27, 2015
ACMC’s new leader: Incoming president is passionate about patient care, rural practice
WILLMAR — As president of the Minnesota Medical Association from 2013 to 2014, Dr. Cindy Firkins Smith crisscrossed the state, talking to doctors...
September 27, 2015 - 11:18pm
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
February 20, 2015
Flu activity starts tapering off
WILLMAR — The good news: After an aggressive start to the season, influenza activity has declined noticeably this past month. The not-so-good...
February 20, 2015 - 11:37pm
January 16, 2015
Providing a helping hand
Greeter Brian Gislason, center, helps Robert Olson to his car driven by his wife, Norma, at right, Friday at the Affiliated Community Medical...
January 16, 2015 - 10:41pm
September 5, 2014
Vaccine trickles into town
WILLMAR — Local health providers are gearing up for that annual rite of autumn, the administering of the influenza vaccine. Vaccine that is...
September 5, 2014 - 11:15pm
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
August 3, 2014
ACMC clinics recognized for strides in patient disability access
WILLMAR — In the waiting rooms at Affiliated Community Medical Centers, patients have their choice of chairs to sit in. Some chairs have arms,...
August 3, 2014 - 11:07pm
June 18, 2013
ACMC earns health care home certification
WILLMAR - It’s official: Affiliated Community Medical Centers is now certified by the Minnesota Department of Health as a health care home. The multispecialty regional health network announced the news Tuesday. The certification applies to all of ACMC’s clinic locations:...
June 18, 2013 - 11:40am
April 16, 2013
ACMC announces plans for new same-day surgery center in Marshall, Minn.
WILLMAR — Affiliated Community Medical Centers announced plans Tuesday to build an outpatient ambulatory surgery center on the northeast corner of the new ACMC-Marshall clinic on Carlson Street. The ambulatory surgery center, also known as an outpatient surgery center or same-day...
April 16, 2013 - 12:46pm