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Avian flu hits a Lac qui Parle County farm
Police sought records about Bearson photos
Zest for life has 5-year-old-girl on doorstep of beating rare cancer
One dies in senior facility fire
EPA call for comments raises delay questions
Men's basketball: Louisville moves on to Elite 8
Men's Hockey: Bulldogs crush Gophers; UND, SCSU also win NCAA openers
College softball: Horning tosses 5-inning no-hitter
MLB: Dozier a big part of Twins’ future
Star Trek's 'Mr. Spock,' Leonard Nimoy, dies at 83
Creative Minnesota presentation in Willmar, Minn., postponed
Apple Watch launches April 24 for up to $17,000 in rose gold
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Letter: ACGC’s four-day week
Letter: Support our Willmar schools
Letter: I’m proud of the Wllmar 5
October 12, 2014
Texas health worker becomes first in U.S. to contract Ebola
A Texas health worker has contracted Ebola after treating a Liberian who died of the disease in Dallas last week, raising concern about how U.S. medical guidelines aimed at stopping the spread of the disease were breached. Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, where the...
news / world
October 12, 2014 - 11:20pm
May 3, 2014
PED virus reporting required by USDA in order to slow spread
WILLMAR — In an effort to enhance biosecurity and the health of the U.S. swine herd, but still allow the movement of pigs, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has issued an order that will require mandatory reporting of all herds diagnosed with the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus...
news / local
May 3, 2014 - 4:49pm
July 5, 2012
Season's first case of West Nile virus reported in Minnesota
Minnesota's first human case this year of West Nile virus has been confirmed, the state Health Department said this week. The case involved a man from St. Louis County who developed West Nile encephalitis and meningitis in late May after traveling to south central Minnesota. He was...
news / local
July 5, 2012 - 12:00am
July 3, 2012
Minnesota Dept. of Health reports first West Nile virus case of 2012
Minnesota's first human case this year of West Nile virus has been confirmed, the state Health Department said today. The case involved a man from St. Louis County who developed West Nile encephalitis and meningitis in late May after traveling to south central Minnesota. He was hospitalized...
July 3, 2012 - 1:00pm
August 11, 2010
Health officials confirm state's first West Nile virus case of the year reported in Yellow Medicine County
An unidentified man from Yellow Medicine County is Minnesota's first confirmed West Nile virus case of the year. The Minnesota Department of Health said Tuesday that the patient was hospitalized in late July with West Nile encephalitis. Dave Neitzel, a Health Department epidemiologist...
news / local / region
August 11, 2010 - 12:00am
August 10, 2010
State's first West Nile virus case reported in Yellow Medicine County
An unidentified man from Yellow Medicine County is Minnesota's first confirmed West Nile virus case of the year. The Minnesota Department of Health said today that the patient was hospitalized in late July with West Nile encephalitis. State health officials said Minnesota has entered...
August 10, 2010 - 12:54pm
June 18, 2010
Crop of mosquitoes leads to increased spraying
The recent rains haven't only watered your lawn. They've also helped hatch an annoying crop of mosquitoes, prompting the Willmar Public Works...
news / local
June 18, 2010 - 12:00am
August 27, 2009
Health officials: Everyone needs to be ready for flu
ST. PAUL -- So far, Minnesota pandemic flu cases have centered on the Twin Cities, they typically have affected younger people and most cases have not been severe. But state health officials warn that the H1N1 "swine" flu outbreak expected this fall may be different and anyone could...
news / local / state
August 27, 2009 - 12:00am
May 14, 2009
Swine flu confirmed in elementary student in Duluth
DULUTH - A confirmed case of the H1N1 virus, also called the swine flu, has been found in the Duluth school district, an official said today. District officials were informed by the Minnesota Department of Health this morning that a student attending Homecroft Elementary School has...
news / region
May 14, 2009 - 3:00pm
April 29, 2009
Commentary: A virus, not an immigrant
SAN DIEGO -- Some of what is being said about the possible swine flu pandemic that seems to have originated in Mexico demonstrates that ignorance is infectious. Among the infected: Rep. Duncan D. Hunter, R-Calif., who recently proposed that President Obama consider restricting travel...
opinion / commentary
April 29, 2009 - 12:00am
February 14, 2009
Flu virus is hitting teenagers the hardest
WILLMAR -- Where's the flu? It's well into the annual influenza season, but there have been relatively few cases of the virus so far, local health providers said this week. "We certainly are not out of the woods. The season can go quite late," said Stacey Zondervan, patient services...
local / region / community / news
February 14, 2009 - 12:00am