WILLMAR, Minn. — A Willmar truck driver is facing two criminal charges stemming from an alleged road rage incident last month on Minnesota Highway 23 between Clara City and Willmar. Matthew Donavon Monson, 34, made a first appearance Wednesday, May 31, in Kandiyohi County District Court. He is charged with first-degree criminal damage to property, which is a felony, and disorderly conduct, a misdemeanor.
WILLMAR, Minn.—Rice Memorial Hospital and Affiliated Community Medical Centers formally agreed to a letter of intent Wednesday, May 24, to join forces with CentraCare Health of St. Cloud. It's the first step toward forming a new corporation to collaboratively deliver health care in Willmar and the region. Leaders of both organizations said the move will help preserve and enhance local health care in the face of accelerating change.