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Wyatt Jones of Pennock was transported to the hospital by ambulance.
Respiratory syncytial virus and influenza are circulating, and COVID-19 is not gone. In addition to people being vaccinated against flu and COVID-19, an infectious disease physician for CentraCare in Willmar said continuing the precautions that were recommended in the pandemic — washing hands, covering coughs and staying home when sick — could help tamp down the spread of all three respiratory viruses.
Rice Hospice opened in Willmar in 1982 with a part-time staff that was taking care of people in the community. Now called CentraCare Hospice, it cares for people across 18 counties in west central, central and southwestern Minnesota.
Cynthia Guse Fester, 65, of Belgrade died at the scene of an ATV crash reported Wednesday evening in Burbank Township Minnesota. According to a news release from the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office numerous law enforcement agencies responded to the scene and life saving measures were performed. However, Guse Fester died at the scene. The crash remains under investigation.
Sammy Enriquez, 47, of Sacred Heart, sustained non-life-threatening injuries after his semi truck collided with a cow Tuesday night on Minnesota Highway 19, about one and a half miles east of Franklin. He was transported to CentraCare — Redwood Hospital in Redwood Falls for treatment, according to a report from the Minnesota State Patrol.
A man and woman were injured in a car crash reported Wednesday morning at the intersection of Renville County Road 1 and Renville County Road 4. The man was treated for minor injuries at the scene. The woman was transported to a hospital with unknown injuries.

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A news release from the Stearns County Sheriff's office said 66-year-old William Henrichs, of St. Cloud, was rescued from Rice Lake by another man with a pontoon after Henrichs' boat capsized Monday afternoon on Rice Lake. According to the release, "he was cold but otherwise uninjured."
Flu shots are recommended for everyone six months and older; COVID-19 boosters shots are available for people 12 and older.
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