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July 16, 2010
Katherine Blauvelt, left, and Debra Wallace, both Central Minnesota field representatives for Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., answer questions about senior benefits and programs during a senior listening session Thursday at the Willmar Community Center. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
For aging population, need for community services is outgrowing the funding
July 16, 2010 - 12:00am
July 14, 2010
Franken's staff to host Willmar hearing on senior issues
July 14, 2010 - 2:28pm
June 9, 2010
A long-awaited expansion and renovation will start this fall at Rice Care Center on Willmar Avenue Southwest. Over the next four years, $5.5 million will be invested in building a new short-term stay wing and renovating the existing nursing home. Tribune photo by Anne Polta
$5.5 million expansion and renovation project set to begin later in the year at Rice Care Center
June 9, 2010 - 12:00am
April 15, 2010
County dedicates $10K to fight against invasive species in local lakes
April 15, 2010 - 12:00am
March 3, 2010
Mary Jane Stredde, left, received the District E Volunteer of the Year  Tuesday from the Aging Service Minnesota Institute. Stredde was the guest of honor during a ceremony at Centennial Square in Willmar where Bethesda Health and Housing CEO Doug Dewane presented the award. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
'Something to live for': Bethesda volunteer, 75, presented award from Aging Services of Minn.
March 3, 2010 - 12:00am
January 27, 2010
Bethesda launches capital campaign
January 27, 2010 - 12:00am
November 19, 2009
Kate Selseth, director of the Minnesota River Area Agency on Aging, explains Medicare prescription drug enrollment to an audience Tuesday at Bethesda Pleasant View in Willmar. Tribune photo by Anne Polta
A helping hand along the way
November 19, 2009 - 12:00am
November 2, 2009
Letter: Thanks for Prime Time stories
November 2, 2009 - 12:00am
October 22, 2009
Lori Petersen of Olivia wears goggles Wednesday that will be part of the virtual dementia tour at Church of St. Mary in Willmar. "It should change people," Petersen said of the tour, intended to provided insight into what it's like to live with dementia. The goggles are designed to give people an idea of how someone with dementia navigates through the world. The tour is being offered Tuesday on an appointment basis. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
New regional network focuses on meeting a growing need
October 22, 2009 - 12:00am
October 6, 2009
Scott Larson has served Madison Lutheran Home Inc. since 2002 in roles as chief financial officer and assistant administrator and, since 2007, as chief executive officer. The campus has invested $7.2 million in capital improvement in the last decade. (Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)
While many fretted implications of aging population, Madison health care invested $7M in its future
October 6, 2009 - 12:00am
August 29, 2009
John Chester, left, the building contractor for the new wellness center at Bethesda Pleasant View, speaks about the program during the ground-breaking ceremony Friday. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Bethesda breaks ground for innovative $6M senior wellness center
August 29, 2009 - 12:00am
January 3, 2009
Frank Kranitz, of Granite Falls, left, serves lunch Friday to Sandra Ryer, of Granite Falls, and others at the Granite Falls Senior Citizens Center. The Prairie Five Senior Nutrition Program provides meals in several area cities, and will continue to do so through the 2009 contract. However, the Upper Minnesota River Valley Regional Development Commission will no longer have a role in the delivery of this and other services for seniors. (Tribune photo by Bill Zimmer)
Upper Minnesota Valley RDC loses role in senior services
January 3, 2009 - 12:00am
November 7, 2008
Agencies work to prevent falls among elderly
November 7, 2008 - 12:00am