Annual Gala raises $217,275 for Rice Health Foundation

The Board of Directors of Rice Memorial Hospital and Trustees of Rice Health Foundation extend a heartfelt THANKS to all who supported the 2016 Holiday Festival events – Friday night’s Casino Royale dinner and auctions, as well as Saturday’s 25th … Continue reading

Rice Foundation gala to raise funds for regional dental clinic

By Anne Polta, West Central Tribune, November 11, 2016, WILLMAR — Money raised at the Rice Health Foundation’s annual gala Friday will support an area of health that doesn’t often get the spotlight: oral health. The fundraiser, the foundation’s largest … Continue reading

Rep. Peterson hears about rural dental access during Willmar visit

By Anne Polta, West Central Tribune, Aug 19, 2014, WILLMAR – The challenges of rural access to dental care were outlined for Rep. Collin Peterson during a tour Tuesday morning of the Rice Regional Dental Clinic at Rice Memorial Hospital. … 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