Welcome to Rice Memorial Hospital

Rice Memorial Hospital is a Level 3 Trauma Center and the largest municipally-owned hospital in the state of Minnesota. We are home to the Willmar Regional Cancer Center (an affiliate of the Virginia Piper Cancer Institute), the Rice Regional Dental Clinic (a partnership with the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry), Suite Beginnings private birth suites, and the award-winning Therapy Suites at Rice Care Center (a short-stay rehabilitation care facility).

Your health. Your hospital.

We have been a proud member of the Willmar community since 1937 and strive to provide our patients and visitors with Respect, Integrity, Compassion, and Excellence (R.I.C.E.)

Learn more about how we support our local community and how your donations make a difference. Visit the Rice Health Foundation...

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Camp scholarships available to children living with diabetes

WILLMAR, Minn. (May 2016) – Rice Health Foundation is pleased to offer four full scholarships to youths with diabetes in the Kandiyohi County area who wish to attend the American Diabetes Association’s Camp Needlepoint or Camp Daypoint, in Hudson, Wisconsin. … Continue reading →

Lessons learned, wellness project looks to future

By Anne Polta, West Central Tribune, May 16, 2016, WILLMAR – From the first day, outreach was a big priority for Rice Memorial Hospital’s ReYou wellness program. There were biometric screenings, cooking demonstrations, fitness events, stress-relief painting classes. The ReYou staff … Continue reading →

Three Rice nurses honored for impact they have on patients

By Anne Polta, West Central Tribune, May 16, 2016, WILLMAR – Three Rice Memorial Hospital nurses — Susie Johnson, JoDee Faiman-Altmann and Jennifer Lee — were honored last week for making a difference in the lives of their patients. The My … Continue reading →

‘When the treatments are over, it’s not over …’ nurse says at cancer symposium

By Anne Polta, West Central Tribune, April 12, WILLMAR – For the 100-plus health professionals who attended a day-long cancer symposium Wednesday in Willmar, some of the lessons came directly from patients. A woman who completed treatment for breast cancer last … Continue reading →

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Pregnancy to Parenting Classes

A childbirth education series designed to give you a variety of learning experiences.  This program consists of three classes taught by experienced nurses covering: All About Newborns, Breast Feeding, and Preparing for Delivery.
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Registration is now available for the Heinie & Dan Ridler Memorial Golf Tournament. Heinie and Dan Ridler were both avid golfers and very involved with the Willmar community and Eagle Creek Golf Club for many years. Heinie worked for the … Continue reading →

A benefit for Rice Hospice – Benson Satellite. Rain or shine, all bikes welcome! Registration begins at 12:00 pm at Roosevelt Park in Benson, MN. Ride will parade out of town at 1:15 pm and return at approximately 4:30 pm … Continue reading →


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