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WILLMAR — When Family Eye Center put together its employee schedule for December, general manager Val Selness made sure to plan for enough staff on hand at the end of...
WILLMAR — Local home prices are continuing a slow recovery from the recession, and Realtors say 2012 has been a positive year for the housing market. “It looks a whole...
WILLMAR — If you still haven’t gotten a flu shot, better not delay. That’s the advice of local medical providers, who say there’s still vaccine available but anticipate using up...
WILLMAR -- Jim Terhune, 82, was set to drive to the Twin Cities -- a 200-mile round trip -- for intensive daily therapy to help manage Parkinson's disease. But it turned out he could receive therapy much closer to home, through a comprehensive Parkinson's care program launched this year by Bethesda Health and Housing. Since completing the physical therapy classes a few months ago, his symptoms have stabilized, Terhune said. "I'm not losing.
WILLMAR -- As the Rice Regional Dental Clinic approaches its five-year anniversary next month, officials say it is living up to its promise of improving rural access to dental care and training a future generation of dental professionals. The program, a partnership between Rice Memorial Hospital and the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, may be "the most successful example" of statewide outreach efforts by the School of Dentistry, said Dr. Leon Assael, dean of the dentistry school. "We're committed to this program," he said.
WILLMAR -- Sen. Lyle Koenen won a closely watched race Tuesday night in District 17, where he and Sen. Joe Gimse had challenged each other to represent the district in the Minnesota Senate. With all of the unofficial returns in by 12:30 a.m., Koenen, a DFLer and 10-year legislative veteran, captured 56 percent of the total with 21,451 votes.
Al Kruse and Rep.