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New law aims to reduce long-term impact of sports-related concussions

August 28, 2011 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Sports physical? Check. Baseline screening for brain function? Check.
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Rep. Gabrielle Giffords leaves hospital for rehab

January 21, 2011 in West Central Tribune

TUCSON, Ariz. – Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has left a Tucson hospital for a rehab center in Texas, less than two weeks after being shot in the head in an assassination attempt that killed six. Continue Reading

Rep. Giffords’ family plans to move congresswoman to Houston rehabilitation hospital Friday

January 19, 2011 in West Central Tribune

U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will be moved Friday to a rehabilitation hospital in Houston to begin the next phase of her recovery from a gunshot wound, barring medical issues that would delay the transfer, her family said Wednesday. Continue Reading

Rice Care Center breaks ground for major $2.9 million addition

November 10, 2010 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR It took the sight of earth-moving equipment outside the Rice Care Center Monday morning for the nursing home’s staff to believe a long-awaited construction project was finally under way.
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Rice Hospital awards bids for care center project

October 28, 2010 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Bids totaling $1.3 million were awarded Thursday for construction of a new addition at the Rice Care Center to house the skilled nursing facility’s short-term rehabilitation program.
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‘Green’ project positive on health

October 20, 2010 in Worthington Daily Globe

Viking Terrace residents take pride in rehabbed apartments
WORTHINGTON The National Center for Healthy Housing and Enterprise Community Partners have released the results of a nearly three-year study on the health of Viking Terrace residents following a 2006 rehabilitation of the Worthington rental housing complex. Continue Reading

Rice delays awarding of bids for new addition at care center

October 13, 2010 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Rice Me-morial Hospital’s board of directors was set to award bids Wednesday for a $3 million addition to the Rice Care Center.
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