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State grants nearly $24 million to grow rural transit
Man interviewed numerous times in Jacob Wetterling's disappearance sues sheriff
North Carolina Senate passes repeal of transgender bathroom law
Minnesota- based Land O'Lakes, Inc. acquires Vermont Creamery
Patrol asks for public's help in road rage shooting in Twin Cities
UND cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming
Eriksson Ek showing signs of improvement for Wild
Rule 5 pick Haley makes Twins roster
When Bridgewater is cleared to play, Zimmer wants him in purple
Wild coach says Parise's eye 'looks pretty black and blue' but expects star to return soon
'Trading Spaces' returning to TV
Donald Trump once called actress Emma Thompson for a date
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
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Minnesota lawmakers: A bipartisan proposal to fight opioid abuse
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Farmers leading progress on buffer requirement
Pinke: Rally around rural communities
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October 25, 2016
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