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Appleton firm fights western fires
One dead after early morning house fire in Freeport
Records published Sept. 1
School begins, for some
Judge to settle WOTUS dispute
Video: Girls tennis roundup: Willmar goes 2-0 at Litchfield
Bridgewater to Wallace connection looks promising
Twins hitting coach Brunansky knows his balls, strikes ... and don’t umpires know it
Prep cross country: Willmar takes both team titles at Moorhead
Prep soccer roundup: Cardinals shut out Marshall
Dakota art showcased in Granite Falls, Minn.
New London, Minn., Music Festival is Saturday
'Come Blow Your Horn': Comedy now playing at The Barn Theatre in Willmar, MN
29th Annual Antique Car Run begins Saturday in New London
Video: Willmar Farmer's Market 50 years later
With deal in place, Starlite Drive-In in Litchfield doesn't appear to be going anywhere
Fransen — Stock
Post — Veldkamp
Wold — Blomker
August/September issue of Live it! Magazine available in stands and online
Cynthia "Cindy" Jane Sapp Morgan Stephen Grant
Dolores Mathilda Ann Bergstrom
Lois Amy Schmidt
Victor V. Steinbach
Wesley G. Haglund
CAPITOL CHATTER: Is Walker a Pawlenty rerun?
Midwest Opinion: Fence off Canada? Don’t even think about it
Letter: Is anyone being held responsible?
Letter: A well-known verse for repentance
Editorial: Minnesota sports scene looks quite encouraging
August 24, 2015
Health Dept. to host informational meeting Thursday in Willmar on medical cannabis
WILLMAR — In an effort to educate the public about the state’s new medical cannabis program, the Minnesota Department of Health Office of Medical Cannabis will host an informational meeting at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Kandiyohi County Health and Human Services Building. The...
News / local
August 24, 2015 - 12:44am
August 23, 2015
For seniors, any exercise may be better than none
Even 15 minutes a day of brisk walking, cycling or swimming could help older adults live longer, according to a review of past research that found any physical activity is better than none.
News / nation
August 23, 2015 - 10:53pm
August 18, 2015
SW Minn. health partnership achieves $4 million in savings
WILLMAR — An integrated health partnerships demonstration project by Southern Prairie Community Care achieved $4 million in savings in 2014 while managing care for the Medicaid population in 12 participating counties. Altogether, the 16 provider groups working with the Minnesota...
August 18, 2015 - 5:41pm
July 15, 2015
Home cooking better for diet than dining out, whether fast food or full service
Home cooking is still the best way to control the calories, fat, sugar and other nutrients that families consume, a new U.S. study suggests.
News / nation
July 15, 2015 - 10:39pm
July 2, 2015
Washington state reports first measles death in the nation in 12 years
SEATTLE — A previously undetected measles infection was found by an autopsy to be the underlying cause of a Washington state woman’s death this spring, marking the first known U.S. fatality from the disease in 12 years, public health officials said Thursday. The woman from Clallam...
News / nation
July 2, 2015 - 10:16pm
June 25, 2015
Rozendaal is chair-elect of Medical Group Association
WILLMAR — Affiliated Community Medical Centers Chief Financial Officer Tom Rozendaal was recently nominated and named the incoming chair-elect for the American Medical Group Association CFO Leadership Council beginning July 1. The council is a trusted network of chief financial...
June 25, 2015 - 12:03pm
Supreme Court upholds key Obamacare insurance subsidies
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the nationwide availability of tax subsidies that are crucial to the implementation of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, handing a major victory to the president.
News / nation
June 25, 2015 - 9:55am
June 23, 2015
Same care, different model: Rice Hospital to begin integrated approach to intensive care
WILLMAR — The “where” of intensive care at Rice Memorial Hospital is changing this week, but not the “how.” On Wednesday the hospital...
News / local
June 23, 2015 - 12:41am
June 11, 2015
E-cigarettes growing more popular — and poisoning more kids
ST. PAUL — Minnesota has seen a jump in the number of children poisoned by e-cigarettes and their liquid refillables, the Minnesota Department of Health said Wednesday. From 2013 to 2014, the number of e-cigarette and e-liquid poisonings among Minnesota children 5 and younger rose...
News / state
June 11, 2015 - 11:08pm
June 4, 2015
Freitag earns Certified Diabetes Educator status
WILLMAR — Jennifer Freitag, registered nurse and certified nurse practitioner with the Willmar Diabetes Center, recently passed her certification examination as a Certified Diabetes Educator through the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators. A Certified Diabetes Educator...
June 4, 2015 - 7:02pm
May 30, 2015
Story hour gives positive message about disabilities
WILLMAR — A crowd of children filled the kids’ reading corner Friday morning at the Willmar Public Library, listening to Rep. Dave Baker...
News / local
May 30, 2015 - 12:03am
May 29, 2015
Rice Hospital nurses honored for making a difference in patient lives
WILLMAR — Three registered nurses at Rice Memorial Hospital were honored this past week for making a difference in the lives of their patients. The winners — Lisa McBrian, Josh Christoffers and Connie Larson — were chosen for the My Nurse Made the Difference award, given annually...
May 29, 2015 - 9:30am
May 19, 2015
Abrams joins ACMC urgent care department
WILLMAR — Affiliated Community Medical Centers in Willmar recently welcomed Dr. Scott Abrams to the team of physicians in the urgent care department. Abrams received his bachelor’s degree in biology from Augustana College in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He earned his doctorate...
May 19, 2015 - 5:12pm
May 12, 2015
Saulsbury attends facial aesthetic symposium
WILLMAR — Jackie Saulsbury, a registered nurse employed by Aesthetics Inc., attended and participated in the 2015 Foundation for Facial Aesthetic Surgery’s Aesthetic Symposium and Exhibition in Atlanta, Georgia. The symposium was a multi-specialty program offering information,...
May 12, 2015 - 1:58pm
Divine Home Care hires Egge as RN case manager
WILLMAR — Divine Home Care has hired Kristen Egge as registered nurse case manager in the Willmar office. She will be responsible for case management for a team of clients and providing nursing services. Egge began her role in April 2015. Before joining Divine Home Care, Egge...
May 12, 2015 - 1:45pm