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June 23, 2010
Man facing sex charges ordered by judge to be evaluated
WILLMAR -- A district judge has ordered a mental competency evaluation for Thomas Harold Kremer, 62, of Kandiyohi, who faces eight first- and...
June 23, 2010 - 12:00am
May 21, 2010
May 21, 2010 - 12:00am
May 7, 2010
Family services supervisor draws attention to stigma of suffering from mental illness
WILLMAR -- Carmen Clementson is an avid runner who's training for her first half-marathon of the season. When she pulled a new pair of tennis...
May 7, 2010 - 12:00am
March 11, 2010
State redesign of mental health services means changes for Willmar hospital as well as closures statewide, 200 job losses
Changes to Minnesota's mental health services will mean eliminating 200 full-time jobs, closing several community mental health hospitals and...
March 11, 2010 - 12:00am
March 2, 2010
Letter: Caring for the less fortunate
Once again Gov. Pawlenty has chosen to go after the most disadvantaged people in our state: the elderly, mentally ill, both children and adults, and all the developmentally disabled citizens of Minnesota. These people are the least able to advocate for themselves. Living conditions...
March 2, 2010 - 12:00am
January 28, 2010
Mental health center director recalled as steady, well-respected leader
WILLMAR -- Colleagues and friends remembered Dr. Eugene Bonynge this week as a steady hand whose leadership helped shape Woodland Centers as...
January 28, 2010 - 12:00am
November 14, 2009
Future of Willmar mental health hospital unknown
WILLMAR -- Kandiyohi County officials say the 16-bed adult mental health hospital that opened a year ago in Willmar could be closed down while...
November 14, 2009 - 12:00am
July 27, 2009
Gaps in mental health care persist
WILLMAR -- Service contracts approved by the Kandiyohi County Board of Commissioners indicate a gap in mental health services still exists. Mary Kjolsing, director of the Rice Hospital mental health unit, said a shortage of psychiatrists has meant a reduction in care in places like...
July 27, 2009 - 12:00am
June 5, 2009
Hats off to mental health walk participants
Hats off to all who participated in the Awareness Walk for Mental Health on May 28 in Willmar and the Kandiyohi County Family Services mental health division for initiating, planning and coordinating the walk.
June 5, 2009 - 12:00am
May 29, 2009
Awareness Walk for Mental Health
May 29, 2009 - 12:00am
May 11, 2009
County mental health services praised by recipients, family
WILLMAR -- Catherine Harris had struggled with mental illness for years, but in 2003 she hit a low point. She said she'd failed at school and work and had left a suicide letter on her computer. "I felt like I was a failure.
May 11, 2009 - 12:00am
May 5, 2009
Assistance with son's care helps Sunburg family live a normal life
SUNBURG -- By his second birthday, Angela Sondrol already knew that her son's aggressive behavior represented more than his being a "naughty kid.'' She sought help for him in every direction to no avail. As a single parent, she moved in with her parents for help with his care.
May 5, 2009 - 12:00am
April 1, 2009
Funding for Willmar veterans home included in House bonding bill
WILLMAR -- Funding for a 90-bed veterans specialized mental health nursing home in Willmar is included in a $200 million House supplemental bonding bill. The bill was introduced late Monday, is expected to pass through committees this week and get final approval in the House next...
April 1, 2009 - 12:00am
March 31, 2009
Willmar veterans home included in House bonding bill
WILLMAR - Funding for a veterans mental health nursing home in Willmar is included in a $200 million House supplemental bonding bill. The bill was introduced last night, is expected to pass through committees this week and get final approval in the House on Monday, according to Rep....
March 31, 2009 - 11:18am
February 11, 2009
HealthBeat blog: Animal hoarding and mental illness
Who are animal hoarders? What motivates them to collect such large numbers of animals that authorities are forced to intervene? In Animal hoarding and mental illness, HealthBeat, the West Central Tribune's health blog, explores this little-understood behavior and what researchers...
February 11, 2009 - 3:11pm