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Governor to receive invite to tour Appleton prison
Records for Aug. 27
New London depot makes another historic move
Community steps forward to help as water recedes
From digging to grain bins, farmers face varied dangers
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
NLS volleyball team wins two at Albany Invite
Ridgewater rallies past Ellsworth, opens 2-0
Molitor proceeding with caution on Mauer return
Maybe Bridgewater should just take a knee until Week 1
Tickets on sale Friday for tours of Paisley Park
Mislabeled pills seized at Prince's home after his death
J.K. Rowling releasing 3 new 'Harry Potter' books
New Barn play continues this week
R2-D2 actor kenny Baker dead at 81
Milestones launching in September
Live it: Get lost in the art of weaving
Live it!: The changing role of pets in a family
August/September 2016 issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
Roland E. "Rollie" Swenson
Harold (Bill) William Wright
Cartoonist Opinions for Aug. 27
Letter: Our declining moral values
Why can't political ads be truthful?
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
Letter: Nutrition must start early in life
August 22, 2016
Rice Hospital names new director of finance
WILLMAR—Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar has named Jessica Hennen as its director of finance. Hennen has served as a financial analyst...
August 22, 2016 - 12:19pm
August 9, 2016
New surgeon joins ACMC
WILLMAR—Dr. Katherine Reigstad, general and vascular surgeon, has joined the Affiliated Community Medical Centers team. She specializes in vascular surgery, dealing with diseases affecting the vascular system including arteries, veins and lymphatic vessels. Reigstad will begin...
August 9, 2016 - 12:57pm
Benson native to join clinic as family physician
BENSON—Affiliated Community Medical Centers and Swift County-Benson Hospital announce Dr. Josie Syverson will provide medical care for families and individuals at the ACMC-Benson clinic. Syverson is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Duluth with a bachelor's degree in...
August 9, 2016 - 12:52pm
August 8, 2016
Rice Hospital awarded 4-star rating
WILLMAR -- The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently awarded Rice Memorial Hospital four stars in the CMS overall hospital quality...
August 8, 2016 - 4:33pm
July 26, 2016
Southern Prairie Community Care has successful second year
MARSHALL—In its second year, Southern Prairie Community Care program has more than 26,000 attributed members and saved Minnesota taxpayers $10 million in projected state spending. Southern Prairie works with the Minnesota Department of Human Services to deliver healthcare to...
July 26, 2016 - 1:00am
July 21, 2016
Joint meeting set on Benson senior living project
BENSON -- A proposal by the Swift County-Benson Hospital to build a 75-unit senior housing facility attached to the hospital, with potential...
July 21, 2016 - 11:57pm
July 19, 2016
Rice Rehabilitation Center moves into its new facility
WILLMAR -- Boxes were being unpacked Friday morning as staff settled into the new Rice Rehabilitation Center. Outside, workers were putting the...
July 19, 2016 - 11:50pm
June 29, 2016
Blue Cross delivers major blow to health reform in Minnesota
Minnesota's largest health insurer, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, has decided to stop selling health plans to individuals and families...
June 29, 2016 - 10:54am
May 24, 2016
Johnson Memorial Health Services of Dawson recognized for performance
DAWSON — Johnson Memorial Health Services of Dawson received one of four 2015 Performance Excellence Awards from the Performance Excellence Network, formerly the Minnesota Council for Quality, during the network’s 2016 conference. The award is based on an evaluation of the organization’s...
May 24, 2016 - 5:43am
May 12, 2016
Life Link III earns reaccreditation
MINNEAPOLIS — Life Link III has been awarded reaccreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems for both its rotor wing and fixed wing services. To earn accreditation, providers must meet strict guidelines and safety standards that address medical...
May 12, 2016 - 5:24am
May 3, 2016
ACMC welcomes new quality manager
WILLMAR — Kelly Tauber is the new quality manager for Affiliated Community Medical Centers. In her new role, Tauber will manage quality improvement activities and develop the quality care and patient safety culture throughout the 11-clinic system headquartered in Willmar. She...
May 3, 2016 - 5:35am
May 2, 2016
Willmar Medical Services discusses new same-day surgery center
WILLMAR — A brand-new outpatient surgery center will eventually join the local array of health care services. The project has been under discussion...
May 2, 2016 - 12:07am
April 26, 2016
Bahl retiring from St. Cloud VA system
ST.CLOUD — After 40 years of federal service, Barry Bahl will be retiring as the director of the St. Cloud VA Health Care System. Bahl was appointed director of the Veterans Affairs health care system in 1999. Bahl leads a health care system which covers 27 counties and includes...
April 26, 2016 - 8:21am
April 12, 2016
'When the treatments are over, it's not over ...' nurse says at cancer symposium
WILLMAR — For the 100-plus health professionals who attended a day-long cancer symposium Wednesday in Willmar, some of the lessons came directly...
April 12, 2016 - 10:43pm
Willmar Imaging Services welcomes new director
WILLMAR — Dana Woelfel has been named the new director of Willmar Imaging Services, a joint venture between Affiliated Community Medical Centers and Rice Memorial Hospital. Woelfel will provide leadership to both the staff Willmar Imaging Services and the imaging staff at all ACMC...
April 12, 2016 - 5:03am