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July 27, 2015
Former nurse sentenced to 20 years of probation on drug charge
WILLMAR — A former nurse was sentenced to 20 years of probation Monday on a felony drug possession charge for allegedly stealing medications prescribed to residents of a New London nursing home. Mary Elizabeth Prigge, 39, formerly of Belgrade, was sentenced on an amended felony...
July 27, 2015 - 11:03pm
June 2, 2015
Former nurse admits to stealing meds
WILLMAR — A former nurse pleaded guilty Tuesday to a felony drug possession charge for allegedly stealing medications prescribed to residents of a New London nursing home. Mary Elizabeth Prigge, 39, formerly of Belgrade, pleaded guilty Tuesday to an amended felony third-degree...
June 2, 2015 - 11:07pm
April 16, 2015
Mayo Clinic hiring means nursing shortage for other facilities
For 30 years, Bobbi Jo Funke has worked some form of nursing job. From working as a nurse aid in high school to her current job as a licensed...
April 16, 2015 - 6:00am
February 18, 2015
Former nurse faces second-degree drug charge
WILLMAR — A former nurse made her first court appearance Wednesday on a charge of felony second-degree drug possession for allegedly swiping medications prescribed to residents of a New London nursing home. Mary Elizabeth Prigge, 38, of Belgrade, is alleged to have taken medications...
February 18, 2015 - 11:33pm
December 13, 2013
Volunteers make hand-made connections of love and support to babies in Kandiyohi County
Gunnar Thorp is snuggled and asleep in a thick, colorful quilt that not only keeps the 1-month-old baby warm during naps, but also provides a...
December 13, 2013 - 11:15pm
September 19, 2013
Woman faces drug charge, allegedly took nursing home drugs
WILLMAR — Kelly Christine Silas, 36, of Topeka, Kan., made her first court appearance Wednesday on a second-degree drug sale charge for allegedly possessing pain medications and other controlled substances found in her nursing home office by state officials. Silas was released...
September 19, 2013 - 11:19pm
May 14, 2012
Nurses at Willmar, Minn., hospital singled out for making a difference in patients' lives
WILLMAR -- Three registered nurses at Rice Memorial Hospital were honored last week for making a difference in the lives of their patients. Jonelle Heinen, Shannon Miller and Heidi Ahrendt were nominated for the award by patients and families. Rice hosts the "My Nurse Made the Difference"...
May 14, 2012 - 12:00am
January 21, 2011
Nurses' Rally Held at Rice Hospital
Registered nurses at Rice Memorial Hospital wore red T-shirts and held handmade signs in a show of solidarity Friday morning as mediation got...
January 21, 2011 - 6:32pm
January 10, 2011
Nurse navigator brings helping hand to cancer patients
WILLMAR -- Sometimes the patient is just looking for a quick word of reassurance.
January 10, 2011 - 12:00am
August 17, 2010
Democrat says GOP workers' presence is intimidating voters
ST. PAUL -- Mark Dayton says Republican workers who videotape almost his every move are getting so close that they intimidate voters trying to talk to the DFL governor candidate.
August 17, 2010 - 12:00am
June 30, 2009
Willmar woman's personal mission to Liberia leads to a surprising gift
Phebe, Liberia, is still a place where it can take months to receive a letter. The rainy season makes the roads utterly impassable, 85 percent...
June 30, 2009 - 12:00am
April 28, 2009
Business Briefs, April 28
Frost-Johnston, Bebler join Block Nurse Board WILLMAR -- Bunne Frost-Johnston and Sandy Bebler have joined the board of Willmar Community Senior Network/Living at Home Block Nurse Program. Frost-Johnston has worked with community-based senior care for 29 years in the Bethesda Adult...
April 28, 2009 - 12:00am
November 7, 2008
Agencies work to prevent falls among elderly
WILLMAR -- It's commonplace for Connie Feig, director of the Atwater Area Living at Home Block Nurse Program, to hear her elderly clients talk about how they've slipped or stumbled or nearly fallen. So when the Minnesota Department of Human Services launched an initiative recently...
November 7, 2008 - 12:00am