Weather Forecast



April 25, 2019
Briana Sanchez / Tribune file photo
Donation to Ridgewater will help nursing students
April 25, 2019 - 9:21pm
April 11, 2019
Paige and Rich Hardy parked their ice fishing house in a University of Minnesota Morris parking lot because Paige was on call at Stevens Community Medical Center during the blizzard. The couple lives in Chokio. Courtesy of Paige Hardy
On-call midwife stays in ice fishing house during blizzard
April 11, 2019 - 6:49pm
September 23, 2018
Markus Krueger, programming director at the Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County, Minn., shows where Red Cross centers popped up in the county in 1918 during World War I and the Spanish flu pandemic. Jordan Ryan / Forum News Service
A century ago, they went to war to help: Clay County, Minn., nurses made their mark in WWI
September 23, 2018 - 2:36pm
May 1, 2018
Briana Sanchez / Tribune file photo
Nursing program at Ridgewater ranked fifth in the state
May 1, 2018 - 7:44am
February 11, 2018
LSC program helps medics become nurses
February 11, 2018 - 4:15pm
February 13, 2013
Battle brews in Minn. over hospital nurse staffing
February 13, 2013 - 8:54am
May 10, 2012
Photo from
HealthBeat blog: The truth about nurses
May 10, 2012 - 8:42am
February 9, 2012
A proposal to renovate the skilled nursing wings at the Rice Care Center  was outlined Wednesday to the Rice Memorial Hospital Board of Directors. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Plan unveiled to board for renovating Rice Care Center
February 9, 2012 - 12:00am
January 26, 2011
Stomach bug prompts visitor restrictions at Rice Care Center
January 26, 2011 - 9:45am
December 20, 2010
Jody Weddle of Willmar helps with the packing up of Christmas sacks Saturday at the American Legion in Willmar. The bags full of holiday treats were later delivered to the veterans in the four nursing homes in Willmar. Tribune photoby Ron Adams
Gifts for vets
December 20, 2010 - 12:00am
November 11, 2010
Heavy equipment is pictured Wednesday at the site of the new Rice Care Center addition in Willmar. A groundbreaking ceremony was held indoors due to the weather. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Rice Care Center breaks ground for major $2.9 million addition
November 11, 2010 - 12:00am
October 29, 2010
Rice Hospital awards bids for care center project
October 29, 2010 - 12:00am
June 9, 2010
A long-awaited expansion and renovation will start this fall at Rice Care Center on Willmar Avenue Southwest. Over the next four years, $5.5 million will be invested in building a new short-term stay wing and renovating the existing nursing home. Tribune photo by Anne Polta
$5.5 million expansion and renovation project set to begin later in the year at Rice Care Center
June 9, 2010 - 12:00am
June 8, 2010
Obama town hall to be shown today into several senior centers in state
June 8, 2010 - 8:15am
January 16, 2010
Little at 109
State's oldest teacher celebrates 110 in Appleton
January 16, 2010 - 12:00am