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Records published July 25
Democrats in disarray on eve of convention to nominate Clinton
Fewer applicants this time as Willmar PD seeks to fill officer position
Rumor of BNSF backing out of Willmar railroad bypass project called 'ludicrous'
Jed Carlson column: 'Rand Jr.' looks back on his sports icon
Roundup: Chuckers earn spot in County Line title game
Stingers sweep pair on Sunday
Richards lifts Glenwood past BOLD and into state tournament
Hundreds enjoy an evening of music at Robbins Island
'American Crime Story,' 'Thrones" score top Emmy noms
Smithsonian exhibit on display at Prairie Woods
Sharing Netflix or HBO Go passwords now a federal crime
'My Ocean': On the Ordway Prairie in west central Minnesota
Swanson — Winther
Schmidt -- Danielson
Lang -- Nieman
Frye -- Birkland
Dahl -- Schow
Live it: How a mentoring program helps Willmar-area girls find their way
Live it!: Local mentoring program has a lasting effect on the young lives it touches
June/July issue of Live it! Magazine now available online
Live it: Tips for DIY leatherworking in jewelry
Live it: Nothing screams spring like asparagus
Mark Donovan Goblirsch
Ardis "Rusty" Smith
Commentary: Ted Cruz holds his nose
Tribune Opinion: Willmar benefits from 'Moving Health Forward'
Letter: A credit to sports writing
Letter: Criticism of Peppin unwarranted
Commentary: Latest VA fix creates new ills
January 28, 2012
Vision for future of local health care unveiled to Willmar, Minn., area providers
WILLMAR -- Local health organizations were handed an opportunity this week to redesign how they care for patients. What's envisioned is a complete realignment of how doctors and hospitals are paid, with rewards for making patients better and information technology to guide decision-making...
January 28, 2012 - 12:00am
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December 27, 2011
City notches up some banner years for doctor recruitment
WILLMAR -- When Dr.
December 27, 2011 - 12:00am
April 29, 2011
Editorial: Practice tornado safety is critical
America's tornado season is well under way -- as was demonstrated Wednesday as multiple killer tornadoes ripped across the South killing at least 284 people across six states. Experts say Wednesday the storm that spawned a tornado formed in Mississippi and traveled for over 300 miles. Wednesday's...
April 29, 2011 - 12:00am
November 2, 2010
Donner takes over Pauly Chiropractic WILLMAR -- Pauly Chiropractic Center, 412 19th Ave. S.W., Willmar, is now under the ownership of Dr. Ben Donner. Pauly is retiring after 31 years of service. "It went so fast," says Pauly. "I have been able to work with thousands of patients...
November 2, 2010 - 12:00am
Local medical providers are getting prepared to offer 2010-11 version of the influenza vaccine to patients
Look for flu shots to start becoming available this month. Local medical providers are gearing up to offer the 2010-11 version of the annual...
September 2, 2010 - 12:00am
Family Practice nurse practitioner to begin seeing patients in small town
A small town's desire to provide health care for its residents, especially its elders, has resulted in a new relationship with a medical provider...
April 2, 2010 - 12:00am
December 18, 2009
Demand for H1N1 shot is on the rise at local clinics, officials say
WILLMAR -- On Wednesday, the first day the H1N1 novel influenza vaccine became available to the general public, 200 people were on the flu-shot appointment list at Affiliated Community Medical Centers in Willmar.
December 18, 2009 - 12:00am
October 9, 2009
Atwater City Council looks to Family Practice Medical Center to staff its clinic
ATWATER -- Hopes are being renewed that the Atwater clinic could be re-opened. During a report Wednesday, the Atwater City Council was informed...
October 9, 2009 - 12:00am
September 17, 2009
Providers say now is the time to get regular flu vaccine
WILLMAR -- It might still be several weeks before a vaccine for the H1N1 novel influenza virus arrives in Minnesota. But local health providers are urging people to take early steps to protect themselves by getting vaccinated now against regular seasonal flu. "That's a line of defense,"...
September 17, 2009 - 12:00am
May 5, 2009
Although rural areas struggle to recruit docs, region having little difficulty
WILLMAR -- Dale Hustedt is looking forward to this autumn, when a second doctor will join Rice Memorial Hospital's inpatient hospitalist service. "We've been looking for a hospitalist for quite some time," said Hustedt, the interim chief executive officer at the city-owned hospital. A...
May 5, 2009 - 12:00am
Although rural areas struggle to recruit docs, success is seen across the region
WILLMAR -- Dale Hustedt is looking forward to this autumn, when a second doctor will join Rice Memorial Hospital's inpatient hospitalist service. "We've...
May 5, 2009 - 12:00am
As rural physician shortage hits home, clinics try new recruitment strategies
Affiliated Community Medical Centers needs three family practice doctors, three internists, another neurologist and another oncologist -- and that's just at the clinic in Willmar. Dr. David Newcomer, medical director for ACMC, lists the needs at some of the regional multispecialty...
May 5, 2009 - 12:00am
April 28, 2009
Local health officials hike monitoring, preparation for swine flu
WILLMAR -- Local health authorities have stepped up their surveillance for possible cases of North American, or swine, influenza. They're also...
April 28, 2009 - 12:00am
April 18, 2009
Report looks at area health care disparities
WILLMAR -- When the staff at Affiliated Community Medical Centers sat down to talk to local Somali leaders about how to better meet their health care needs, they learned a lot. One of the things they learned was that people didn't necessarily want bilingual brochures about shots...
April 18, 2009 - 12:00am