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Fall golf at its finest
Rice Hospital turns to data-diving to measure, improve pneumonia care
Minnesota to check some travelers for Ebola
2015 could be ‘mental health’ legislative session
Stepping up to Halloween
Prep volleyball: Section pairings
Prep cross country: Section meets for Thursday
College football: Gophers’ big-time kicker getting noticed — at least on the field
College volleyball: Warriors sweep Minnesota West
Royals even World Series with Giants
Couch culture: New exhibit in Willmar looks at human interaction through passive relaxation
Rose Ensemble in Willmar, Minn., Friday
Opening our eyes on the prairie
Festivities surrounding Meander Weekend set in western Minnesota
Women in business section out now
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Eldoris Elaine (Evans) Christians
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Canas — Donahoe
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Hund — Hagemeyer
Editorial: Agreement is historic in nature and healing
Has governor’s race turned to Minnesota nasty?
Editorial: Deserved honors for helping people
Letter: Why City of Willmar employees seek a union?
Letter: Be fair about negative ads
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