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With more budget vetoes, shutdown preparations begin
A flag for every veteran
Composting only option for disposal poultry affected by bird flu
Renville begins bird flu cleanup
ALC grads hurdle obstacles to get their diplomas
Prep Baseball: KMS advances in 5A-West
Reminder to coaches and statisticians
Update: Area Prep Baseball Section Pairings
Update: Area Prep Softball Section Pairings
Prep Baseball: Paynesville clips Zimmerman to advance
Jon Leuze’s work wins People’s Choice Award in Willmar, Minn.
New London, Minn., native Brady Toops on (off) ABC’s ‘The Bachelorette’
Norway Lake Township’s oldest living man, 91, to star in Sunburg, Minnesota, Syttende Mai parade
Syttende Mai celebrations in west central Minnesota
Artaria String Quartet performs in Dawson, Minn.
Abrams joins ACMC urgent care department
American Family agent Hern earns certification
State electrical group honors Gatewood for industry service
Two from Whitcomb Brothers Grain attend conference
Rice Hospital nurses honored for making a difference in patient lives
Paul M. Grannes
James "Jim" Loren Vander Voort
Darrell "Stubby" Streed
Aurand — Elfritz
Boike — Williamson
Hennes — Tepfer
Gregory — McDonald
Video: Rain, thunder halt Area 6 Special Olympics track
Editorial: Memorial Day has a very real purpose
Commentary: Remembering their service
Editorial: Kudos on Willmar schools support
Editorial: Willmar’s dealing with pure democracy
Cartoon by Tom Stiglich
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 time. The opportunity to be there when that step is made is what brings Ginny Dambroten to the Lee-Mar Ranch Equine Center along U.S. Highway...
news / region
March 25, 2013 - 4:10am
October 22, 2011
Open house features new pool
news / local
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...
news / local
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...
opinion / editorials
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, is a compassionate little dog who has "been really good" for his family, said Modica as she stroked his dark fur. "He's got some qualities...
news / local
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 18, 2010 at Robbins Island in Willmar, Minnesota.
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...
showcase / entertainment / Ridgewater / college
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 Hospice recently began using the soothing notes of the harp to help comfort terminally ill patients and their families on the journey toward...
news / local / music
December 28, 2009 - 12:00am