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October 31, 2012
Children/family events New London: 3 to 5 p.m. today, trick or treat at the New London merchants and the Glen Oaks campus. Spooky Tales: 4 p.m. today, for kindergarten through grade 4, Willmar Public Library. Come dressed in your costumes and listen to scary stories, make a creepy...
news / local
October 31, 2012 - 12:00am
March 17, 2012
St. Patrick's Day events around west central Minnesota today offer fun for everyone, not just Irish
Virginia McGeary has been to every St. Patrick's Day parade in Benson since Duffy's Bar started organizing the event 18 years ago. While she has ridden in the parade a few times, this year, she'll be the grand marshal -- and for a very special reason. McGeary, who is half Irish...
extra / local / region
March 17, 2012 - 8:00am
January 20, 2011
Little change seen by state in reportable patient harm at hospitals
WILLMAR -- Minnesota hospitals saw little change last year in the number of adverse events reported to the state Health Department. There were 305 "never" events that met the mandatory reporting threshold, according to an annual report being released today by the state Department...
news / local / region
January 20, 2011 - 12:00am
August 9, 2010
County fair comes to town
WILLMAR -- There's no experience quite like the county fair: the smell of barn animals, the folksy sounds of country music and the sight of children eating anything - and everything - that comes deep-fried and on a stick. Beginning tomorrow, hundreds of entries ranging from baked...
news / local / entertainment
August 9, 2010 - 12:00am
January 16, 2010
Two area hospitals report adverse events in 2009
WILLMAR -- After a piece of a sizing cuff was accidentally left inside a patient during major surgery at Rice Memorial Hospital last year, a hospital team gathered to analyze how it happened and how to prevent similar incidents in the future. The hospital has since adopted a different...
news / local / region
January 16, 2010 - 12:00am
August 15, 2009
Events Shoreland Restoration Maintenance Workshop -- The Middle Fork Crow River Watershed District is holding a workshop that will give participants practical solutions and technical information about the best ways to manage your property to maintain the health and value of your...
August 15, 2009 - 12:00am
February 23, 2009
Support groups Caregiver NEW LONDON -- The New London Caregiver support group will meet at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Peace Lutheran Church in New London. Sue Leal and Kathy Dahl of Kandiyohi County Family Services will speak on financial information and senior programs. For more information,...
February 23, 2009 - 12:00am
January 17, 2009
Report outlines adverse events at Minnesota hospitals in 2008
After a patient at Chippewa County-Montevideo Hospital died by suicide last year, a hospital team sat down and analyzed what happened and how corrective action could be taken to prevent it from happening again. The process "definitely" was helpful, said Mark Paulson, the hospital's...
local / news
January 17, 2009 - 12:00am
January 16, 2009
State releases report on adverse health events
Four area hospitals are among those who reported adverse events last year to the Minnesota Department of Health. The annual report was released today by the state Health Department. This is the fifth year that Minnesota hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and community behavioral...
news / region / state
January 16, 2009 - 1:30pm
December 27, 2008
Conservation Calendar: Weekly/monthly
Kandiyohi County Pheasants Forever Chapter #2 meetings -- The Kandiyohi County Pheasants Forever Chapter #2 will hold general meetings leading up to its banquet on April 3, 2009, at the Holiday Inn Conference Center in Willmar. The meetings will be held at the Kandiyohi Entertainment...
December 27, 2008 - 12:00am
September 4, 2008
Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily Admission is $5 for adults, children 12 and under admitted free The site is located 1 mile east of Atwater on U.S. Highway 12 and ¼ mile south; food is available on the grounds. n Tractor parade -- each day at 1:30 p.m. n Community...
September 4, 2008 - 12:00am