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Louie Louie: Comic Louie Anderson to entertain next weekend at Worthington's Memorial Auditorium
Charges filed against former Plum Creek director
From the farm to our school: HL-O celebrates Farm to School grant
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Plane lands safely in Willmar after experiencing engine trouble
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July 31, 2008
Fate of hospital sale proceeds still in limbo
WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington City Council moved closer to an agreement Wednesday regarding the utilization of $12 million the City of Worthington received and the $9 million which has yet to be received in installments from the sale of Worthington Regional Hospital to Sanford Health...
July 31, 2008 - 12:00am
June 28, 2008
Platt-itude: Hospital chief prepares for retirement, reflects on his career in health care
WORTHINGTON -- A few days ago, Mel Platt began the countdown, on one hand, of his last days at the helm of Worthington Regional Hospital.
June 28, 2008 - 12:00am
June 26, 2008
WRH designated as a Level III Trauma Hospital
WORTHINGTON -- Worthington Regional Hospital has been formally designated as a Level III Trauma Hospital by the Minnesota Department of Health. In 2005, the Minnesota legislature passed a bill charging the commissioner of health to develop a statewide trauma system, including a...
June 26, 2008 - 12:00am
City signs over WRH to Sanford
WORTHINGTON -- A hush fell over the boardroom at Worthington Regional Hospital Wednesday afternoon as officials bent their heads to the task at hand -- the signing of the documents finalizing the sale of the city-owned hospital to Sanford Health of Sioux Falls, S.D.
June 26, 2008 - 12:00am
June 24, 2008
Nonprofit corporation to receive $5M from hospital
WORTHINGTON -- At the same time papers are signed to transfer ownership of Worthington Regional Hospital from the city to Sanford Health, the paperwork will be completed to transfer $5.415 million from the hospital to Worthington Regional Health Care Foundation Inc. (WRHCF). The funds...
June 24, 2008 - 12:00am
June 17, 2008
WRH board conducts final business before Sanford takeover
WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington Regional Hospital Board of Trustees met for a final time Monday afternoon.
June 17, 2008 - 12:00am
June 5, 2008
Olson takes over as CEO
WORTHINGTON -- Lynn Olson will be the new chief executive officer for Worthington Regional Hospital, effective June 30. Sanford Health made the announcement on Wednesday afternoon. Olson will replace Mel Platt, who will retire on June 30, at the same time the hospital transfers from...
June 5, 2008 - 12:00am
June 3, 2008
Heartsaver courses to be offered at hospital
WORTHINGTON -- Worthington Regional Hospital is offering a Heartsaver CPR & AED class from 6 to 10 p.m. June 10. The American Heart Association Heartsaver AED and CPR class teaches lay rescuers how to recognize and treat lifethreatening emergencies, including cardiac arrest and...
June 3, 2008 - 12:00am
June 2, 2008
Auxiliary members lend a helping hand
WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington Regional Hospital Auxiliary is looking for a few good women -- and men, too. The volunteer service organization needs to bolster its ranks to keep providing a variety of services to the hospital.
June 2, 2008 - 12:00am
May 21, 2008
WRH, Sanford agree on payment responsibility
By Beth Rickers Daily Globe WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington Regional Hospital Board of Trustees agreed to pay the initial 25 percent -- $74,375 -- of the cost of updating a bank of elevators at its Monday meeting. According to WRH Chief Executive Officer Mel Platt, after 57 years...
May 21, 2008 - 12:00am
May 10, 2008
WRH honors nurses
WORTHINGTON -- Worthington Regional Hospital honored its nurses Tuesday at a Nurses Week Celebration hospital-wide tea.
May 10, 2008 - 12:00am
May 9, 2008
Mayor: City council will reject county's offer
WORTHINGTON -- A new contract between the City of Worthington and Nobles County for prosecution services remained in limbo Thursday morning following a special Worthington City Council meeting. Mayor Alan Oberloh explained Thursday night that the city won't accept the county's latest...
May 9, 2008 - 12:00am
Senior center tops discussion at Spring Fling forum
WORTHINGTON -- It has been a topic of discussion for the Worthington City Council for several years, but the message to more than 150 seniors gathered for a Spring Fling Thursday was that the process to find a new location for a senior citizen center in the community continues. "We're...
May 9, 2008 - 12:00am
April 28, 2008
WRH now offering pulmonary testing
WORTHINGTON -- A device that looks like a space-age phone booth has taken up residence in a second-floor room at Worthington Regional Hospital. This machine won't be used for communications, but can evaluate how well a person's lungs work. WRH is now offering complete pulmonary function...
April 28, 2008 - 12:00am
April 26, 2008
Brief: "Look Good" to be offered at Worthington Regional Hospital
WORTHINGTON -- The American Cancer Society will offer its "Look Good ... Feel Better" from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Monday at Worthington Regional Hospital. "Look Good ... Feel Better" is offered through a partnership of the ACS; the Cosmetic, Toiletry and Fragrance Association Foundation;...
April 26, 2008 - 12:00am