New program aims to improve dental health for children in 17 counties in Minnesota

WILLMAR, Minn. – Dental caries – or cavities — is the most common chronic disease in children, according to the U.S. Surgeon General’s Report on Oral Health. Rural children are even more likely to suffer poor oral health and lack … Continue reading

20th Annual Foot Lake 4: Four-miler hits its stride early

Willmar notebook: Four-miler hits its stride early By Rand Middleton, West Central Tribune, Friday, June 20, 2014 – WILLMAR – Richard Rasmussen, a physician who happened to also be a serious runner (as in multiple marathons), had a suggestion 20 years … Continue reading

Radiation Oncologist, Dr. Tod Speer, Awarded $50,000 Grant for Prostate Cancer Research

Dr. Tod Speer, the Radiation Oncologist at Willmar Regional Cancer Center, was recently awarded a pilot grant from the UW Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR).  Dr. Speer and Dr. Bruce Thomadsen were awarded a one year $50,000 grant … Continue reading