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Records published Feb. 25
Child found safe in Willmar after possible abduction
Klobuchar, Peterson go to bat for rural broadband
Nolan hears about Iron Range infrastructure challenges
Today, Keith Ellison may become DNC leader
Bemidji coach issues apology for prep hockey brawl with Brainerd
Boys Basketball: 'Jacks top MACCRAY
Palmer, Bryan share Honda Classic lead
Local Roundup: Wildcats bounce back with vengeance
Junior Hockey: Two WarHawks heading to Hamline
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
'Fire & Ice': Diamond Edge figure skating show is Saturday, Sunday in Willmar
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Keith L. Kendall
Lawrence "Junior" Johnson, Jr.
Wishing loved one could let go of life should not bring guilty feelings
Tribune Editorial: Willmar City Council makes a good Holland decision
Cartoon by Ken Catalino
Cartoon by Bruce Plante for Feb. 23
Minnesota Opinion: Kill Legislature's ridiculous secret-meeting exemption
Nurse charged with murdering 8 at Canadian nursing home
OTTAWA -- A Canadian nurse was charged on Tuesday with using drugs to murder eight elderly patients at two long-term care facilities, a highly...
October 25, 2016 - 12:40pm
June 1, 2016
Swift County-Benson Hospital to expand
BENSON — Although into its third consecutive year of losing money, the Swift County-Benson Hospital is planning a $28.3 million, two-phase construction project that includes building a new 75-unit senior living complex and remodeling the hospital. The plan also includes a new partnership...
June 1, 2016 - 11:19pm
March 29, 2016
Love blooms for two residents of a Minnesota nursing home
Love may have bloomed late for Oak Crossing residents June Winings and Gordon Myhre, but it’s no less sincere for its tardiness. “It’s...
March 29, 2016 - 11:04am
February 24, 2016
Veterans make plea to legislators for veterans’ nursing home in Montevideo
WILLMAR — More than four decades ago, Chris LaBeau returned home from two tours of duty in Vietnam as a wounded veteran. On Tuesday, he brought...
February 24, 2016 - 12:03am
February 10, 2016
Montevideo launches veterans’ home campaign
MONTEVIDEO — Montevideo launched its effort to see a veterans’ nursing home built in the community shortly after the state Legislature approved...
February 10, 2016 - 11:15pm
December 22, 2015
Cold temps don’t stop construction
Construction continues Tuesday at Bethesda Pleasant View, a 123-bed nursing home in Willmar, despite a temperature of 30 degrees and winds from...
December 22, 2015 - 9:41pm
November 18, 2015
Montevideo rallies for veterans’ home
MONTEVIDEO — Montevideo offered a hero’s welcome to members of the state Senate’s Capital Investment Committee as they arrived to see where...
November 18, 2015 - 11:59pm
October 16, 2015
Minnesota AG seeks protection for nursing home residents
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s attorney general is urging the federal government to enact rules that would help ensure people who are entering a nursing home don’t sign away their right to take disputes with the nursing home to court. Waiving the right to legal action is presented...
October 16, 2015 - 10:14pm
June 29, 2015
Man charged in nursing home stabbing
CROOKSTON -- Polk County prosecutors charged a 52-year-old man with attempted murder after a man was stabbed in the chest with a steak knife at a Crookston retirement home. Brian Christopher Mitre of Crookston appeared Monday in Polk County District Court on felony charges of...
June 29, 2015 - 10:45pm
Bethesda construction continues
The silt fences are up and heavy equipment is crawling around on the site of new construction at Bethesda Pleasant View in Willmar. With the...
April 29, 2015 - 6:52am
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
January 21, 2015
Funds for better elder care
ST. PAUL — Minnesota nursing home workers can earn more money at Fleet Farm, Dairy Queen and a sugar beet processing plant than they can helping...
January 21, 2015 - 10:45am
December 9, 2014
Montevideo rallies troops to build veterans' nursing home
MONTEVIDEO — Montevideo is rallying the troops for another run at winning state support to build a 90-bed veterans’ nursing home in the community. Some...
December 9, 2014 - 11:07pm
August 26, 2014
Granite Falls to build nursing home
GRANITE FALLS — A traditional groundbreaking ceremony was held Tuesday for a new 48-bed skilled nursing facility in Granite Falls, but don’t let the standard-issue hard hats and gold-colored shovels confuse. The plans are to build anything but a traditional nursing home. The...
August 26, 2014 - 11:35pm
August 18, 2014
Bethesda breaks ground this week for $21M project in Willmar
WILLMAR — Ground will be officially broken Thursday for a $21 million project to expand the Bethesda Health and Housing campus. Beds at the...
August 18, 2014 - 11:46pm