Local Triathlon Club TRI4EVR Working Together to Raise Cancer Awareness

In 2004 Kris Kolstad knew something was wrong.  An avid biker, Kris had been racing for years.  One day he started to notice that his training was suffering. He’d experience shortness of breath which was forcing him to cut his … Continue reading

Cancer survivor makes hats for chemo patients

By Kyle Rozendaal, West Central Tribune, Jul 14, 2014, WILLMAR — Gretchen Kray is a humble and optimistic 10-year cancer fighter who has helped fill a gap in the local community by sewing hats for chemotherapy patients who lose their … Continue reading

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