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Records published March 23
Police officer, 3 others killed in Wisconsin shootings
Burglars swipe $30K in tools from Minnesota school’s auto shop, principal's car
Great Indoors: Basketball-themed cake adds fun to Final Four
'Housing first' solution helping homeless fight addiction, health issues
Injured Lavine, his upbeat attitude still part of Timberwolves
Minnesota-born Lundquist chose broadcasting over the ministry 50-plus years ago
Bluejays ready to roll
Phil Hughes recalls visiting pitching guru Tom House
Hanzal's first Wild goal part of memorable family reunion
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'The Big Bang Theory' spinoff 'Young Sheldon' officially ordered at CBS
'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
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Milton M. Hamann
Marian A. Hanson
Ruth O. Jones
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
American wines are gaining in popularity
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
Swift: The new 'Maximum Overdrive': Could our appliances be too smart?
February 7, 2017
Willmar viagra privacy lawsuit dismissal upheld on appeal
ST. PAUL — A Willmar pharmacist who inadvertently provided information about a man's Viagra prescription to his estranged wife did not...
February 7, 2017 - 9:11pm
January 27, 2017
End of an era: Drugstore lunch counter in Benson to close Tuesday
BENSON — As regulars slide into their favorite booth or straddle a stool at the lunch counter, a waitress carrying a pot of coffee is quick...
January 27, 2017 - 6:45am
September 9, 2016
Walgreens may have to sell 500-1000 stores for Rite Aid deal approval
Drugstore chain Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc said it would likely have to divest between 500 and 1000 stores, more than its previous estimate, to win regulatory approval for its planned acquisition of Rite Aid Corp. Walgreens, the largest U.S. drugstore operator, had earlier estimated...
September 9, 2016 - 9:49am
Pharmacy takes shape
Work continues Monday on the new Thrifty White Pharmacy on South First Street in Willmar. The store is a month away from opening. Store...
November 9, 2015 - 11:47pm
August 11, 2015
Willmar pharmacy to move out of Skylark Center
WILLMAR — Thrifty White Pharmacy will construct a new store at the site of a former auto parts business at 2300 First St. S. in Willmar, according...
August 11, 2015 - 11:45pm
July 10, 2014
Advocates from Montevideo, Clinton to serve on medical cannabis task force
ST. PAUL — Jeremy Pauling of Montevideo and Maria Botker of Clinton are among those that Governor Mark Dayton appointed to a newly created task force on medical cannabis therapeutic research. Dayton announced the appointments of task force members on Thursday. Pauling and his...
July 10, 2014 - 11:03pm
December 31, 2013
Walgreen offers month of prescriptions to backlogged Obamacare enrollees
(Reuters) - Walgreen Co said on Monday it will provide a month's supply of certain prescriptions at no upfront cost to U.S. participants who have not yet received a plan identification number under President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law. The offering comes as U.S. government...
December 31, 2013 - 7:29am
May 13, 2013
Huge drug cost disparities seen in health overhaul
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Cancer patients could face high costs for medications under President Barack Obama's health care law, industry analysts and advocates warn. By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- Cancer patients could face high costs for...
May 13, 2013 - 7:21am
May 2, 2013
Women's groups decry appeal on morning-after pill
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration's decision to appeal a court order lifting age limits on purchasers of the morning-after pill set...
May 2, 2013 - 7:09am
May 1, 2013
FDA lowers age for buyers of Plan B pill to 15
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a surprise twist to the decade-plus effort to ease access to morning-after pills, the government is lowering the age limit...
May 1, 2013 - 7:12am
April 4, 2013
Walgreen clinics expand care into chronic illness
Walgreen Co. has stretched the reach of its drugstore clinics beyond treating ankle sprains and sinus infections to handling chronic diseases such as diabetes, asthma and high blood pressure. By TOM MURPHY AP Business Writer Walgreen Co. has stretched the reach of its drugstore...
April 4, 2013 - 4:24pm
June 18, 2010
Jury finds Grove City man guilty in pharmacy robbery
WILLMAR -- A jury found James Howard Stellman, 50, of Grove City, guilty Thursday on three felony charges for robbing the Willmar Prescription...
June 18, 2010 - 12:00am
April 23, 2010
One Ala. man charged, another is in custody for alleged roles in Benson pharmacy burglary
BENSON -- A man has been charged with second-degree burglary in connection to the Oct. 19 burglary of Breen's Pharmacy in Benson, with another man in custody in Alabama, according to Benson Police Chief Jim Crace. Police are looking for a third suspect. James Michael McClintock,...
April 23, 2010 - 12:00am
April 22, 2010
Alabama man charged in Benson pharmacy burglary
BENSON -- One man has been charged in connection to the burglary of Breen's Pharmacy in Benson, with more arrests and charges expected. According to Benson Police Chief Jim Crace, Michael James McClintock, 55 of Hanceville, Ala., has been charged in Swift County District Court with...
April 22, 2010 - 11:16am
October 17, 2009
Thieves take drugs from Benson pharmacy
BENSON - Thieves got away with prescription drugs and money during a break-in early Friday morning at a Benson pharmacy. It's believed the burglar, or burglars, entered the Breen's Pharmacy building through a roof-top air duct between 4:30 - 6 a.m.
October 17, 2009 - 9:39am