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'Haunted by mistake,' gunman apologizes for killing 2 at Twin Cities hotel
Predicted big snowstorm fizzles out for much of Minnesota, SD
Prosecutors say Minnesota man was sex trafficker, while he says he was just women's driver
More than 200 officers clear muddy protest camp, but 46 arrested
Dakota Access oil could flow by March 6
Girls Basketball: Cardinals hit a bump in the road
Vikings' Spielman raves about running backs in NFL draft
Kaymer one behind two rookie leaders at Honda Classic
Twins plan to ease Mauer, Dozier into lineup
Local Roundup: Willmar hockey team clipped in 3A playoffs
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Anna Mae Hawley
Nicole Rae Ruff
Barbara Ann Berkeland
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Cartoon by Bruce Plante for Feb. 23
Minnesota Opinion: Kill Legislature's ridiculous secret-meeting exemption
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
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