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

Rice Hospital employee honored with “Good Catch” state patient safety award

By Anne Polta, West Central Tribune, Tuesday, May 20 –WILLMAR —While reviewing a patient’s chart before admission for surgery, Nita Tieszen saw a blank space where information about the patient’s blood type should have been. Tieszen, a registered nurse and admission coordinator … Continue reading

Rice Hospice Pet Therapy Program is looking for a few good dogs

Rice Hospice is looking for a few good dogs and their owners to join our pet therapy program. The training involves a three-step process that starts with Pet Temperament Evaluations on Wednesday, April 9 and Thursday, April 10th at Rice … Continue reading