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August 26, 2016
United Blood Services phlebotomist Shelleane Janssen transfers blood into test tubes. Jay Pickthorn / The Forum
FDA wants donated blood tested for Zika virus
August 26, 2016 - 2:40pm
July 6, 2016
A February 2010 file photos shows Ridgewater College student Isaac Rumsey of Willmar, left, and Red Cross worker Julie Eberle of Litchfield during an American Red Cross blood drive at the college in Willmar. The American Red Cross is urging donors to step forward over the summer months, when fewer schools, businesses and volunteer groups schedule blood drives. Tribune file photo
Red Cross urges donors to step forward
July 6, 2016 - 12:03am
March 2, 2016
First-time blood donor Carly Hulstein, a Willmar High School junior, receives encouragement from Anita Allison of the American Red Cross Wednesday. Carly was among 86 students and staff signed up for the blood drive sponsored by the student council. (RAND MIDDLETON | TRIBUNE)
High schoolers donate blood
March 2, 2016 - 11:56pm
June 16, 2012
Donors needed to stave off a growing blood shortage in upper Midwest
June 16, 2012 - 12:00am
July 12, 2011
Sisters Cheryl Plathe of Willmar, from left, Colleen Barber of New London and Marian Bloom of Willmar show off their blood donor pins.Plathe and Barber earned 12-gallon pins Monday at the Red Cross Bloodmobile at the Willmar Assembly of God. Bloom is one pint short of earning her 13-gallon pin. (Tribune photo by Anne Polta(
Willmar, Minn., sisters collectively donate 250-plus pints of blood
July 12, 2011 - 12:00am
December 1, 2010
Teen pleads to charge in burglary, as DNA testing does him in
December 1, 2010 - 12:00am
February 11, 2010
Isaac Rumsey, a student at Ridgewater College in Willmar, left, donates blood Wednesday during a Red Cross blood drive at the college. More than 250 people donated blood during the event. Also pictured is Julie Eberle of Litchfield. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Blood drive draws crowd
February 11, 2010 - 12:00am
January 18, 2010
Winter weather disrupts blood donations in area
January 18, 2010 - 12:00am
January 12, 2010
Minneapolis police, fire departments call for blood
January 12, 2010 - 9:30am
December 31, 2009
Leanne Becker, left, of the American Red Cross in St. Cloud, takes blood Wednesday from Sarah Sieck of Willmar at First Presbyterian Church in Willmar. Red Cross representatives have said that the blood center has a dangerously low inventory for the holiday season this year. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Red Cross needs more blood
December 31, 2009 - 12:00am
September 23, 2009
Local banks to host group blood drive Friday
September 23, 2009 - 12:00am
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