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New master plan addresses maintenance, repair issues at historic Willmar City Auditorium
Video: Bunnies and Chicks Featured at Library
RNs in midst of contract talks urge Willmar's Rice hospital to invest in its nurses
Master plan outlines upgrades to extend life of City Auditorium
Bluegrass Proteins acquires Dawson plant, begins hiring workers
NHL Playoffs: Wild blow late lead, lose to Avs
Twins walk past Blue Jays in Game 2 to sweep twin bill
Prep Baseball: Tribune area prep previews
Prep Baseball: State champ Warriors keeping level heads
Stephen Colbert named to takeover 'Late Show' on CBS
4-part harmony on stage Saturday at WEAC in Willmar, Minn.
Bemidji featured as FX posts first seven minutes of 'Fargo' series
Mickey Rooney, versatile actor and master showman, dies At 93
David Letterman to retire from CBS 'Late Show' In 2015
Family Dollar to cuts jobs, plans to close about 350 stores
Green Mill reopens after extensive remodel
BlackBerry severs sales ties with T-Mobile
Nominatinations sought for B2B’s ‘5 Over 40’ issue in west central Minnesota
GlenOaks expands services offered at Village Apartments in New London
Mildred "Micky" H. Wermager
Chester "Chet" L. Olsen
For area Magic: The Gathering fans, it’s more than just a game
Twitter rolls out new look to user profile pages
Motorcycle safety: Training key to saving lives this riding season
Valle — Steinhaus
Monson — Wetterling
Cartoon by Marshall Ramsey
Letter: Bill won’t end bullying
Editorial: Underage drinking is always dangerous
Editorial: Boston responds through strength, to reclaim it's
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
September 13, 2013
Some companies tout the benefits of hiring older workers
Older people searching for jobs have long fought back stereotypes that they lack the speed, technology skills and dynamism of younger applicants....
news / nation
September 13, 2013 - 11:34pm
May 12, 2012
Willmar, Minn., hospital investing more than ever in workforce preparation, training
WILLMAR -- Rice Memorial Hospital is investing more than ever in workforce preparation, training and education, to the tune of thousands of hours annually, according to the hospital's latest human resources report. The report, which was shared Wednesday with the hospital board of...
news / local
May 12, 2012 - 12:00am
April 24, 2012
Listening session explores workforce needs, issues in engineering sector in rural Minn.
WILLMAR -- According to statewide figures, Minnesota is well-supplied with engineers. But for many local employers, the reality is otherwise....
business / local / region
April 24, 2012 - 7:00am
April 2, 2012
Sen. Franken to visit Willmar, Minn., to discuss rural health care workforce issues
WILLMAR -- Sen. Al Franken will visit Willmar on Tuesday to tour Rice Memorial Hospital and talk to area health care officials and employees about the workforce challenges facing rural health care. The visit will include a tour of the Rice Regional Dental Clinic, a joint program...
news / local
April 2, 2012 - 2:44pm
December 27, 2011
City notches up some banner years for doctor recruitment
WILLMAR -- When Dr.
news / local / community
December 27, 2011 - 12:00am
July 14, 2011
Willmar, Minn., hospital workforce is leaner, more highly trained
WILLMAR -- The workforce at Rice Memorial Hospital is leaner than ever -- and increasingly experienced and highly trained. Through streamlining and efficiencies, the number of employees at the city-owned hospital and its entities, which include the Rice Care Center and Rice Rehabilitation...
news / local
July 14, 2011 - 12:00am
September 8, 2010
Rice to close its School of Radiologic Technology in July 2012
WILLMAR -- Financial constraints have forced the closing of the School of Radiologic Technology at Rice Memorial Hospital. Hospital officials announced Tuesday that the training program will come to an end in July 2012, when the final class of six students graduates. Michael Schramm,...
news / local
September 8, 2010 - 12:00am
February 17, 2010
Legislative auditor looks at MN workforce programs
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Minnesota's legislative auditor will report on how well the state's workforce programs are doing their work. The state has 47 such programs to help job seekers, and in the midst of a recession they're more important than ever. The auditor's report will be...
news / state
February 17, 2010 - 11:23am
March 23, 2009
Job losses mean 'tsunami' at state's workforce centers
WILLMAR -- When it comes to unemployment, the good news is that Kandiyohi County has the lowest unemployment rates in the 11-county area.
news / local / region
March 23, 2009 - 12:00am
January 13, 2009
WorkForce Center reports higher demand for services
WILLMAR -- Demand for unemployment services may be skyrocketing statewide, but things are a little different locally. Willmar's branch of the...
business / local
January 13, 2009 - 12:00am