Many older adults experience concerns about falling, and restrict their activities to avoid risk.
Essentia Health invites the community to attend open houses to celebrate Essentia Health-Pine River Pharmacy and Essentia Health-Pequot Lakes Pharmacy from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 25.
Walker American Legion Post 134 Auxiliary will host a blood drive with Vitalant July 31, noon-6 p.m. at the Legion basement to help ensure a safe blood supply for the community.
BEMIDJI — Career paths in health care will soon be more accessible for students in the community as Sanford Health, Bemidji State University, Northwest Technical College and Bemidji High School partner together for the Sanford CARES — Collaborative Alliance for Regional Healthcare Educationa…
The University of Minnesota Extension will host its inaugural Connecting Entrepreneurial Communities (CEC) conference Sept. 5-6 in Waseca.
Essentia Health is now the only health system in the country to earn Level 3 Accountable Care Organization (ACO) re-certification — the highest level of certification.
Minnesota’s strawberry season is off to a slow start due to cold temperatures, but farmers expect to see an abundant berry season.
In honor of National Smile Month, Delta Dental of Minnesota is donating approximately 50,000 toothbrushes to Boys & Girls Clubs throughout the state, including 5,616 to Boys & Girls Clubs in the Bemidji region.
PARK RAPIDS — CHI St. Joseph’s Health has been recognized by the Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA) for superior performance in quality and patient safety as part of MHA’s Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (HIIN).
The Walker American Legion hosted a blood drive with Vitalant, formerly United Blood Services, May 29 that helped collect a total of 38 units of blood products for patients in need.
BEMIDJI — Sanford Health offers a respiratory therapist sponsorship program for employees and community members interested in becoming respiratory therapists.
BEMIDJI — Northwoods Riders for Colon Cancer Awareness (NRCCA) of Park Rapids recently made a donation to the Sanford Health Foundation of Northern Minnesota in support of the hospice program in memory of Chuck Burns.
PINE RIVER — The Rural Renewable Energy Alliance (RREAL) recently completed its regional Solar for Schools project, bringing two more systems online: a 330kW solar array at the Pequot Lakes School District and a 332kW installation spread across four sites at Central Lakes College in Brainerd…
The lakes draw many to live and vacation in our beautiful area. However, a common injury for those who fish or just hang out near docks and boats is becoming “hooked” when the intended catch was a fish.
The annual Fundraising Banquet for the Walker Area Pregnancy Support Center was held April 19 at the venue of Northern Lights Event Center.
PARK RAPIDS — CHI St. Joseph’s Health awarded $20,250 in scholarships to 21 students in the Park Rapids, Nevis, Menahga, Sebeka, Laporte and Walker, Akeley and Hackensack communities.
BRAINERD — Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Medical Center and Clinics celebrated National Nurses Day May 7 with a ceremony recognizing nurses who model Essentia Health values in their daily work.
BEMIDJI — Sanford Health of Northern Minnesota congratulates Ann Marie Nelson, RN; Donnea Peterson, RN, EMT; LynMaree Harris, BSN, RN; and Viola Anderson on being honored as the 2019 Sanford Health Nurses’ Recognition award recipients for all that they do.
Walker American Legion Post 134 will host a blood drive with Vitalant (formerly United Blood Services) May 29, 1:30-5:30 p.m., at the Walker American Legion, 407 Front Street.
STAPLES — Region Five Development Commission (R5DC) was awarded $92,500 from the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs (MDVA) through the (2018 Cycle II) Support Our Troops (SOT) license plate fund grant program.
BEMIDJI — Sanford Bemidji is hosting its free Survivors of Stroke Support Group from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Education Center Conference Room at Sanford Bemidji Medical Center (hospital).
BEMIDJI — Paul Bunyan Communications invites area kids to meet and take pictures with Fred, Wilma and Dino, characters from The Flintstones, as seen on Boomerang, and Minnesota Timberwolves Mascot Crunch May 22 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Paul Bunyan Communications Cooperative Celebration.