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Moorhead lawyer fights two-decade war on circumcision
'It made me stronger': MN, WIS women recount a mix of military experiences
ASTRO BOB: Don your spacesuit, we're going for a ride
Retired DNR conservation officer makes case for copper bullets during deer hunting trip with his daughter
Paul Gazelka: The Brainerd man for the statewide Republican moment
With online registration of deer, Wisconsin DNR biologist misses hunter interaction
State Swimming & Diving: Schramm second in Class A 1-meter diving
NA3HL Hockey: WarHawks overcome Whalers in third period
'Dogs fit to be split: Miami rallies to down UMD and earn split of NCHC series
Oshie, Holtby guide Capitals past Wild
Why is Peter Dinklage still stuck playing characters defined by dwarfism?
From Fred and Ginger to Kate and Leo: When movie couples make fans hope for real-life love
'Marian' opens tonight on Ridgewater College stage in Willmar
Jimmy Fallon to host live Super Bowl edition of ‘The Tonight Show’ in Minneapolis
Garth Brooks lip-syncing controversy at the CMA Awards really hit a nerve
What you need in your winter survival kit
'Made in America' concerts set by Prairie Arts Chorale
Generations section now available online
500 years of Reformation brings together some 800 people in Willmar
Protecting a special place: Thanks to Prairie Woods, Geer Island will remain a natural sanctuary
October/November issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Latest issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it!: The intrigue of arm knitting
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
Ruth A. Schmitt
Roland H. Severson
Gloria Leola Schauer
Sammy W. Brazzle, Jr.
LaVonne A. Welter
Letter: Farm economy needs rescuing
Tribune Editorial: County sales tax needed to invest in critical infrastructure
Letter: Do your part to keep roads safe
Letter: More truths are coming out
Commentary: Don't hold your breath for a 'reckoning' on Bill Clinton
WCT Sports Show: Volleyball playoff preview
WCT Sports Show: Mid-Season Football Rankings
WCT Sports Show: Area volleyball contenders
WCT Sports Show: Week 3 Pigskin Picks
WCT Sports Show: Ranks! And Picks!
Card of Thanks
Emma Anne Williams
September 26, 2012
Youth psychiatric hospital in Willmar, Minn., cited as top performer
WILLMAR - An inpatient psychiatric hospital in Willmar that serves children and adolescents has been recognized by a national non-profit organization that accredits more than 19,000 U.S.
September 26, 2012 - 2:24pm
August 9, 2012
Rice gets settlement in class action
WILLMAR -- Rice Memorial Hospital has received a $500,000 settlement as part of a successful class-action suit against the U.S.
August 9, 2012 - 12:00am
August 4, 2012
Hospital finance panel supports 5-year plan
WILLMAR -- Rice Memorial Hospital will aim for at least a 2 percent annual profit margin for the next five years and will continue to build up its debt capacity to take on new projects. These two goals are contained in a five-year financial plan that received an endorsement Friday...
August 4, 2012 - 12:00am
August 3, 2012
Editorial: Celebrate 75 years of Rice Hospital
Celebrating 75 years of operations is the theme of Rice Memorial Hospital this week. The local hospital and the city of Willmar should celebrate...
August 3, 2012 - 7:21am
June 23, 2012
National XC champ 1st at Willmar Fests (Minn) 4-mile run
WILLMAR -- One never knows who will show up race day. Saturday morning in downtown Willmar, it was 2011 NCAA Division III Cross-Country champion...
June 23, 2012 - 1:34pm
May 12, 2012
Willmar, Minn., hospital investing more than ever in workforce preparation, training
WILLMAR -- Rice Memorial Hospital is investing more than ever in workforce preparation, training and education, to the tune of thousands of hours annually, according to the hospital's latest human resources report. The report, which was shared Wednesday with the hospital board of...
May 12, 2012 - 12:00am
May 10, 2012
HealthBeat blog: The truth about nurses
May 10, 2012 - 8:42am
April 12, 2012
Willmar, Minn., hospital reports 6% profit in '11 but seeing gains erode this year
WILLMAR -- Rice Memorial Hospital had the best financial performance in 2011 in at least five years, earning a 6 percent overall return on total revenue of more than $100 million. That translates into a $6 million profit that can be plowed back into services, improvements and new...
April 12, 2012 - 12:00am
April 2, 2012
Sen. Franken to visit Willmar, Minn., to discuss rural health care workforce issues
WILLMAR -- Sen. Al Franken will visit Willmar on Tuesday to tour Rice Memorial Hospital and talk to area health care officials and employees about the workforce challenges facing rural health care. The visit will include a tour of the Rice Regional Dental Clinic, a joint program...
April 2, 2012 - 2:44pm
March 26, 2012
March 26, 2012 - 12:00am
March 14, 2012
Rice Memorial Hospital Board in Willmar, Minn., to consider proposal tonight for joint anesthesia, sleep lab services
WILLMAR -- Local anesthesia services would be enhanced under a proposal to fold them into Willmar Medical Services, a 4-year-old joint venture between Rice Memorial Hospital and Affiliated Community Medical Centers. The plan would transfer sleep lab services into the joint entity...
March 14, 2012 - 11:22am
February 13, 2012
Rice Hospital in Willmar, Minn., offers 'amnesty' to pay off old patient bills
WILLMAR -- Got an old unpaid bill at Rice Memorial Hospital? The hospital recently began offering "amnesty" in the form of a 25 percent discount to patients who pay off the entire balance for care they received Jan. 31 or earlier. It's the first time Rice has done so, and hospital...
February 13, 2012 - 12:00am
February 9, 2012
Plan unveiled to board for renovating Rice Care Center
WILLMAR -- A proposal to renovate the skilled nursing wings at the Rice Care Center calls for a "household" concept that creates groups of resident...
February 9, 2012 - 12:00am
January 25, 2012
Oklahoma hospital must pay $1M to Garth Brooks
CLAREMORE, Okla. (AP) -- An Oklahoma hospital that failed to build a women's health center in honor of Garth Brooks' late mother must pay the...
January 25, 2012 - 8:50am
December 30, 2011
Noted Willmar physician dies at age 81
WILLMAR -- Dr. Donald Mattson, a longtime Willmar physician who also did extensive missionary and volunteer work, died Thursday at Bethesda Pleasant View Home in Willmar. He was 81. Mattson spent four decades in medicine. He worked at a medical mission in Korea in the late 1950s...
December 30, 2011 - 12:00am