Rice Memorial Hospital
Willmar is a growing, regional center serving the needs of a fourteen county service area in west central and southwest Minnesota. Located in Kandiyohi County, the community is well known for its medical, retail and other professional services. The many lakes in the area offer a wide variety of recreational opportunities and support a strong tourism industry. Willmar has an excellent K-12 school system and is home to Ridgewater College, a community and technical college. A recent national study ranked Willmar the 19th most livable "small city" in the nation.