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Average MN gas prices up 5 cents
Styles on Willow has a new hair stylist
Essentia Health welcomes family medicine physician in Park Rapids
Is your sewer skewered?: Local man designs system to prevent frozen sewer vents
Essentia Health welcomes orthopedic surgeon in Detroit Lakes
Grace Lutheran to host Holiday Vendor Fair
'World's best tribute to young Elvis' comes to Detroit Lakes Saturday
Area students participating in Concordia Christmas Concerts
Award-winning country artist Phil Vassar coming to Shooting Star Friday
Great American Think-Off solicits questions for anniversary debate
Mourning a friend who survived Pearl Harbor--and helped win WWII
Guest editorial: Don't ditch local businesses this Christmas
Does penalizing airlines for customer service infractions do any good?
Don't curse the clouds, they have surprising benefits
Editorial: Becker County scams - why can't we stop them?
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June 26, 2009
Meritcare honored with 2009 VHA Leadership Award
MeritCare has received the 2009 VHA Leadership Award for Community Benefit Excellence, specifically for the Faithfully Fit Forever Program. This award, which is presented to only five medical centers nationwide, recognizes MeritCare's efforts in providing services and treatment,...
June 26, 2009 - 3:16pm
June 5, 2009
Cancer survivorship picnic in Fargo
On Thursday, June 18, MeritCare Roger Maris Cancer Center is holding a Cancer Survivorship Picnic. The event will be held at Lindenwood Park (Rotary shelter), Fargo, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Healthy food will be served, and there will be special entertainment by Tim Hoffelt, Penny and...
June 5, 2009 - 2:21pm
February 23, 2009
Deputy in Mahnomen shooting faces more surgery
FARGO - A Mahnomen County sheriff's deputy who suffered gunshot wounds Wednesday was moved out of the critical care unit of Fargo's MeritCare...
February 23, 2009 - 8:30am
February 22, 2009
Shot Mahnomen deputy moves into surgical unit
FARGO - A Mahnomen County (Minn.) Sheriff's deputy who suffered gunshot wounds Wednesday has been moved out of the critical care unit of Fargo's MeritCare Hospital and into a surgical unit. Chris Dewey remains in guarded condition, according to an update made today on the hospital's...
February 22, 2009 - 8:53pm
February 21, 2009
Doctors upgrade condition of Mahnomen deputy to guarded
FARGO - Doctors have upgraded the condition of the Mahnomen County (Minn.) Sheriff's Department deputy shot on Wednesday. Chris Dewey is now...
February 21, 2009 - 3:41pm
February 20, 2009
Web site reports deputy showing good signs during recovery from gunshot wounds
FARGO - Family and doctors continue to remain optimistic about the recovery of a Mahnomen County sheriff's deputy shot in the line of duty Wednesday. Carrie...
February 20, 2009 - 11:49am
February 19, 2009
Deputy showing signs of recovering from bullet wounds to head
FARGO - MeritCare doctors said a sheriff's deputy shot Wednesday in a confrontation in Mahnomen, Minn., has begun responding to verbal commands...
February 19, 2009 - 1:55pm
February 6, 2009
MeritCare expansion likely will cause Lincoln skating rink to move
The City of Detroit Lakes will likely move forward on possibly selling the Lincoln skating rink property to MeritCare and relocate the rink to Peoples Park, next to the skate park. The Community Development Committee met Thursday afternoon to discuss MeritCare's request to purchase...
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am
MeritCare hires new physician assistant in Detroit Lakes and Hawley
Tabitha Hass has joined MeritCare in Detroit Lakes and Hawley as a physician assistant. As a physician assistant, Hass, in collaboration with...
February 6, 2009 - 12:00am
February 5, 2009
Outgoing MeritCare's CEO's mark was change
FARGO - Roger Gilbertson's interest in medicine got its spark from a family doctor who often stayed for coffee after making a house call at...
February 5, 2009 - 12:00am
February 4, 2009
MeritCare CEO plans to retire
FARGO - Dr. Roger Gilbertson announced Tuesday that he will retire by the end of 2009 after 16 years as MeritCare's chief executive officer. Gilbertson,...
February 4, 2009 - 9:00am
January 28, 2009
MeritCare live animal use under fire
FARGO - MeritCare Medical Center in Fargo is facing heat over its use of live pigs in its trauma training classes intended to reduce patient death rates. MeritCare offers Advanced Trauma Life Support courses for doctors, which typically involve using human cadavers, nonhuman technology...
January 28, 2009 - 12:00am
January 9, 2009
New psychologist for MeritCare in Detroit Lakes
Brian Gatheridge, Ph.D. has joined MeritCare in Detroit Lakes. Dr. Gatheridge is a doctorate-level trained clinical psychologist who specializes...
January 9, 2009 - 12:00am
October 24, 2008
MeritCare to stop accepting Unicare Medicare Health Insurance Plan first of year
In an unprecedented move, MeritCare Health System has decided to no longer provide services to seniors that have their health insurance coverage via Unicare, a commercial payer that is part of Medicare's advantage program. This means that as of Jan.
October 24, 2008 - 12:00am
September 10, 2008
MeritCare's financial prognosis improved
FARGO - Administrators at Fargo-based MeritCare say efficiency steps including job cuts have staunched financial hemorrhaging and the medical system expects to end its fiscal year in healthy fiscal condition. The prognosis came this week as MeritCare executives spoke about their...
September 10, 2008 - 12:00am