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Officials at Rice Memorial Hospital have developed a new plan for how the city-owned hospital will respond to the changing health care environment over the next few years. Adoption of the plan has received unanimous support from officials and staff. Tribune photo by Dan Burdett
Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar, Minn., adopts new strategic plan to prepare for future
April 19, 2013 - 11:30pm
April 16, 2013
Hospital executive from Michigan new CEO at Redwood Falls, Minn., hospital
April 16, 2013 - 11:23pm
A letter of intent has been signed with Wilson Tool International to sell Molenaar LLC, which operates from this building on the Willmar Industrial Park, to Fey Promotional Products Group of Edgerton, in southwest Minnesota. Tribune photo by Gary Miller
Molenaar LLC of Willmar, Minn., sold
April 16, 2013 - 11:20pm
Willmar, Minn., mayor delays signing Torgerson resolution until abatement policy is on committee agenda
April 16, 2013 - 11:11pm
April 15, 2013
Rice Hospital in Willmar, Minn., notches up a good financial year, but faces challenges ahead
April 15, 2013 - 11:25pm
Willmar, Minn., City Council approves Torgerson tax abatement for hotel project
April 15, 2013 - 11:23pm
Angus cattle producer Gary Stai feeds a couple of heifers at his livestock farm near the south shore of Lake Andrew, west of New London. High grain prices for feed have reduced the profit margin for livestock producers like Stai. Tribune photo by David Little
West Central Minnesota cattle producers’ profit margins taking a big hit
April 15, 2013 - 11:21pm
April 4, 2013
Focus 2013: Rising to the Challenge
April 4, 2013 - 9:27am
April 3, 2013
Belgrade, Minn., Meats and Pastures a Plenty issue voluntary recall
April 3, 2013 - 11:48pm
Kelly Anderson of Spicer was one of three women who competed last week in a “best party theme” contest that aired on NBC’s “Today” show. Submitted photo courtesy of Kelly Anderson
Spicer, Minn., woman takes party-planning expertise to ‘Today’ show in New York City
April 3, 2013 - 11:43pm
Mary Catherwood of Willmar, right, looks over the fresh produce being sold by Larry Larson of Willmar June 14, 2012, during the Becker Market. The market is held Thursday afternoons throughout the summer  and into the fall on Becker Avenue in downtown Willmar. Tribune file photo by Ron Adams
Willmar’s downtown: A vibrant downtown, with busy, growing businesses
April 3, 2013 - 3:13pm
Jean Spaulding
Tools of the trade: Economic development options continue to grow
April 3, 2013 - 6:00am
Chris Magnuson looks over inventory at Unity Stamp of New London, which he owns and operates with his wife, Angela. The business owners say they’ve benefited from a business mentorship program. Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange
Mentors-Mentees: Learning from the advice of experienced business people
April 3, 2013 - 6:00am
The low cost of social media is a big reason why Erin Daniels uses it to promote the Glacial Ridge Winery in Spicer. As the marketing and events manager, Daniels runs the winery’s Facebook and Twitter accounts. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Area businesses embrace benefits, challenges of social media
April 3, 2013 - 6:00am
Mike Bates, owner of Mike’s Guns & Sporting Goods in downtown Benson, has found his niche among the area’s large hunting community. He says business has been steadily increasing every year. Tribune photo by Ashley White
Benson: Small downtown area boasts family values, tradition
April 3, 2013 - 6:00am