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Riverview planning another large dairy in western Minn.
Final Willmar levy and budget approved
Lawmakers support local option sales taxes in New London, Spicer
Warren's Generators honored
Engan Associates design nationally recognized
Bluejays girls team dominates Hendricks
Pitino has Gophers poised to take 12-1 record into Big Ten play
Is Dozier blockbuster trade in the works?
Wild remain unconcerned with middling special teams
Timberwolves' bench playing Minnesota's best basketball
Willmar artist to paint community mural
'Mostly Minnesota Christmas' now playing
Lauded singer, poet Leonard Cohen dead at 82
'The Wall' on stage Friday at The Barn
Singer with regional ties talks about time on 'The Voice'
Heavy teenage drinking linked to abnormal brain development
PieLogNog: A great holiday mashup
Willmar area cattle sorters leaving their mark on growing sport
Read Live it! December-January issue
Knowing personalized risk for diabetes may not change lifestyles
Dorothy M. Peterson
Luella O. Carlson
Harlow D. Skindelien
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Letter: Treat all ladies with respect
Minnesota Opinion: Free Vikes-tix perk 'looks bad' for all
Estrich commentary: Living in the Trump twilight
Editorial: Time for two school sides to find agreement
Bruce & Deb Johnson
Russel & Dorraine Miller
April 7, 2010
Officials talk of a possible new home for Willmar Ambulance
WILLMAR -- Plans are moving ahead that would allow the Willmar Ambulance Service to move into Kandiyohi County's new rescue squad building on...
April 7, 2010 - 12:00am
March 27, 2010
Kandiyohi County says it is prepared for GAMC changes
WILLMAR -- Compromise legislation that will keep the general assistance medical care program alive means more changes for county family service departments that administer the program. "We're capable and ready to respond," said Kandiyohi County Family Services Director Jay Kieft...
March 27, 2010 - 12:00am
October 15, 2009
Rice officials: City must vote unanimously on its charter amendment
WILLMAR -- Rice Memorial Hospital officials want Willmar City Council members to understand they must vote unanimously on a charter ordinance amendment that would extend the term limits for Rice Hospital Board members. The importance of the 8-0 vote was stressed by Rice Board President...
October 15, 2009 - 12:00am
August 1, 2009
Rice's new CEO digs into challenges
The neatness of Mike Schramm's desk belies the busy schedule he's had since becoming Rice Memorial Hospital's new chief executive on June 1.
August 1, 2009 - 12:00am
July 9, 2009
Rice board backs job efficiency criteria for new CEO
WILLMAR -- Rice Memorial Hospital's board of directors approved a set of criteria Wednesday for rating the performance of their new chief executive,...
July 9, 2009 - 12:00am
June 11, 2009
Ten days into job, Schramm finds himself one busy CEO
WILLMAR -- Rice Memorial Hospital's new chief executive has been spending his first 10 days on the job meeting people and getting to know the...
June 11, 2009 - 12:00am
June 9, 2009
Committee backs effort by hospital to conserve trust's value
WILLMAR -- Rice Hospital Board's effort to conserve the value of a trust established decades ago to pay for hospital charity care has the support of the Willmar City Council's Finance Committee. The committee voted Monday to support the hospital's ef-fort to reclassify the Rice Trust...
June 9, 2009 - 12:00am
May 15, 2009
Incoming CEO begins making the rounds at Rice Memorial
WILLMAR -- The transition for Rice Memorial Hospital's new chief executive officer, who will officially step into his position June 1, continues...
May 15, 2009 - 12:00am
May 7, 2009
Willmar City Council approves $20K relocation payment to new CEO at Rice Memorial Hospital
WILLMAR -- Rice Hospital Board's decision to make a relocation assistance payment to incoming chief executive officer Michael Schramm of Litchfield...
May 7, 2009 - 12:00am
April 24, 2009
Willmar City Council panel supports $20,000 relocation payment to Rice Memorial Hospital's new CEO
WILLMAR -- Rice Memorial Hospital Board could provide a $20,000 relocation payment to Rice's new chief executive if the City Council approves...
April 24, 2009 - 12:00am
April 9, 2009
New CEO Schramm signs Rice contract of $250K
WILLMAR -- Michael Schramm signed a contract Wednesday, officially becoming the new chief executive of Rice Memorial Hospital. The employment...
April 9, 2009 - 12:00am
April 7, 2009
Contract for new CEO is on Rice board agenda
WILLMAR -- A proposed employment agreement for Rice Memorial Hospital's new chief executive will be reviewed for approval Wednesday by the hospital board of directors. The board meets at 5 p.m. in the hospital board room. The board voted March 18 to hire Michael Schramm as the city-owned...
April 7, 2009 - 12:00am
March 20, 2009
Newly selected CEO says he is looking forward to challenges of leading Rice Memorial Hospital
WILLMAR -- Michael Schramm says he's looking forward to the challenge of becoming Rice Memorial Hospital's new chief executive. Schramm, 38,...
March 20, 2009 - 12:00am
March 19, 2009
Officials at Rice choose Schramm as top executive
WILLMAR -- The Rice Memorial Hospital Board on Wednesday selected Michael Schramm as its choice for the new chief executive of the city-owned...
March 19, 2009 - 12:00am
March 18, 2009
Rice Hospital Board to name new CEO tonight
WILLMAR -- Rice Memorial Hospital's new chief executive is expected to be named tonight by the hospital board of directors. Board members are...
March 18, 2009 - 12:00am