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Projections say Macron, Le Pen go through to runoff in French vote
Trump pressures Democrats on Obamacare to get border wall deal
Bill O'Reilly to Return With Podcast on Monday
North Korea says ready to strike U.S. aircraft carrier
Ibarra scores in Minnesota's win over Colorado
Hicks' five RBIs help power Tigers past Twins
Chappell birdies final hole to take Texas Open
UMD's defensive corps, led by freshman Mikey Anderson, will be youthful next season
All about the details: Awards mount for Minnesota taxidermist
Soul singer Cuba Gooding Sr. found dead in his car
Adam Sandler to make rare appearance in Minnesota
Carrie Fisher won't appear in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'
Hollywood's Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner file for divorce
MTV to revive reality series 'Fear Factor'
Focus 2017: Spotlight on Public Service
'Kitchen Witches': Comedy opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar chain of lakes focus of Wednesday's public meeting
Earth Day 2017 celebrated April 22 in west central Minnesota
'Camper Cabins' guide to great outdoors
Iris M. Hanson-Cain
Jackalee 'Jackie' Peterson
Dennis R. Erdman
Marvin I. Braegelman
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
Picking apples: How to decide which variety to plant
Cartoon by Bruce Plante
Cartoonist Opinions published April 22
Jen Wetterling- Martin Bridal Shower
October 11, 2016
Live it!: Holistic approach to treatment looks at mind, body and spirit
On her worst days, Michelle Abner's pain was debilitating. For 19 years she dealt with what felt like a baby's head in repose against her pelvis....
October 11, 2016 - 8:51am
August 29, 2016
Loomis, Mathiowetz join Big Stone Therapies
OLIVIA—Danelle Loomis has joined Big Stone Therapies in Olivia as a physical therapist, and Kayla Mathiowetz is a new speech language...
August 29, 2016 - 12:28pm
August 11, 2015
Loya is new counselor at Woodland Centers in Willmar
WILLMAR — Sheila Loya, a licensed professional counselor, recently joined Woodland Centers of Willmar. A native of Zumbrota, Loya is excited to return to her Minnesota roots and join the Woodland Centers team. After earning her bachelor’s degree from the College of St. Teresa...
August 11, 2015 - 11:56am
July 9, 2013
Willmar, Minn., hand therapist Tanner receives certification
Sarah Tanner of the Rice Rehabilitation Center in Willmar, Minn., recently received her certification in hand therapy through the Hand Therapy Certification Commission Inc. To qualify for the exam, a candidate must be an occupational therapist or physical therapist with a minimum...
July 9, 2013 - 6:00am
March 25, 2013
Busy volunteers at center in Granite Falls, Minn., say demand is great for therapeutic riding
GRANITE FALLS — For children with challenges ranging from autism to learning disabilities, progress can come ever so slowly, one step at a...
March 25, 2013 - 4:10am
October 22, 2011
Open house features new pool
October 22, 2011 - 12:00am
December 6, 2010
Veterinary chiropractic, acupuncture bring relief for ailing pets
Nido has issues. The 4-year-old yellow Lab is allergic to "just about everything," said his owner, Ruth Christenson. "We had to really struggle...
December 6, 2010 - 12:00am
November 27, 2010
Minnesota Opinion: Proton-beam therapy will brings jobs, patients to Rochester
An excerpt from recent Minnesota editorials: From The Associated Press Proton-beam therapy will being jobs to state: Proton-beam therapy will bring jobs, patients to Rochester Those of us who have no training in radiology, oncology or advanced physics have a lot to learn about...
November 27, 2010 - 12:00am
June 23, 2010
Therapy dogs at Rice Hospice in Willmar help bring comfort to dying patients
Marilyn Modica is looking forward to the comfort she and her dog will soon be bringing to patients in Rice Hospice. Buddy, a 6-year-old Peke-a-Poo,...
June 23, 2010 - 12:00am
June 22, 2010
Therapy Dog Training
A group of volunteers and their dogs attend a weekend training so that they can qualify for becoming Therapy Dogs, at a session held on June...
June 22, 2010 - 6:01pm
April 29, 2010
The Ridgewater College Theatre presents "Beyond Therapy" at 7:30 p.m. tonight through Saturday at the Willmar campus theater. This Christopher...
April 29, 2010 - 8:00am
December 28, 2009
Rice Hospice uses gentle sounds of the harp for patient, family care
WILLMAR -- Music shimmers forth as Donna Jo Kopitzke gently plucks the strings of her Reverie Harp. The sounds linger, then slowly fade. Rice...
December 28, 2009 - 12:00am