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U.S. wildlife managers urge lifting Yellowstone grizzly protections
Sex abuse lawsuit filed against New Ulm Diocese, lawyers seeking accused priest names
Retail sales rise in November, boost economic outlook
Asiana crash pilots knew speed was low, hesitated
U.S. jobless claims surge, erase prior weeks' declines
Timberwolves stun Sixers
MLB roundup: Major League Baseball moves to ban collisions at home plate
Vikings’ curious handling of Freeman leaves QB trio — and fans — in limbo
Willmar notebook: Gophers’ wrestler Steinhaus stout in return
‘Nuncrackers’ opens tonight at The Barn Theatre in Willmar, Minn.
‘Come, Lord Jesus’ theme of Calvary’s Advent Festival this year
Taylor Swift sweeps top prize at American Music Awards
'Lend Me A Tenor': Comedy production on stage through Saturday at Ridgewater College in Willmar, Minn.
Rebranding, renovation gives Rice Home Medical a whole new look
Auto sales rise in November, boosted by discounts
Chrysler's November sales rise 16 percent, top expectations
Earlier-than-usual online deals to steal Cyber Monday thunder
Spam, Skippy give boost to Hormel's 4Q results
Torison — Severson
Warm the Children just past halfway point
Ide — Schroeder
Hanson — Petersen
Schack — Malkuch
Alice A. Christenson
Hazel Anne Thooft
Isaiah Matthew Thooft
Hats Off from Redeemer
Letter: Did anyone go outside except to shop over holiday weekend?
Letter: Perhaps EDC board member wishes to live in metro area
Letter: Praise for Willmar mayor, council protecting tax dollars
Letter: Get to know Mayor Yanish (link fixed)
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...
news / local
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"...
news / local
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 under way between hospital management and the nurses' bargaining unit.
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.
news / local
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.
news / local
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...
news / local / region
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...
local / community
November 7, 2008 - 12:00am