Skip to main content
West Central Tribune
Xcel, FAA research using drones to inspect electric lines
Alaska man injured in morning rollover in New London Township
High speed chase ends in Willmar with arrest of juvenile
Convictions published Feb. 21
County proposes new traffic option for wye corridor
Girls Basketball: Cards streak by Alex
Blackhawks close in on first-place Wld with win in St. Paul
Boys Basketball: Montevideo overpowers YME
Boys Basketball: Dragons edge NLS
Boys Basketball: Eisenbacher's double-double leads ACGC
New London Little Theatre Review: 'Opal's Million Dollar Duck' is genuine
'9 to 5' one for the ages -- even in Willmar: Musical on Barn stage through Feb. 26
Mary Tyler Moore has died at the age of 80
Golden Globe Awards: 'La La Land' Breaks Record for Most Win
Streaming overtakes U.S. digital music sales for first time: Nielsen
Around our region published Feb. 22
Many Americans unaware of important heart health numbers: survey
Slow cooker recipes for easy meals on weeknights
Training can help surgeons tell patients best and worse scenarios
Reader News: Diaper Bears for Hope Pregnancy Center
Howard J. Powers
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
Willmar Commentary: America's predictable pension crisis
Harrop commentary: Trump has media crying ... all the way to the bank
Parenting Perspectives: Let your kids choose -- or pave -- their own paths
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