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Two Harbors hospital CEO retires

July 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

After a 39-year career of tackling problems and breaking down barriers, Jo Ann Hoag, CEO of Lake View Hospital in Two Harbors, has retired.

Last Friday, a collection of purple bouquets sat on the table in her office — flowers in her favorite col…continue reading on twoharborsmn.com

A religion boom: Churches respond to new faces, new needs in Dickinson area

April 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

When Rev. Amos Byamungu moved his Adonai Evangelical Church from North Carolina to North Dakota two years ago, his congregation consisted of just six people: his wife, their two children, his two brothers and him.
Today, his Sunday services, held at…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

A religion boom: Churches respond to new faces, new needs in Dickinson area

April 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

When Rev. Amos Byamungu moved his Adonai Evangelical Church from North Carolina to North Dakota two years ago, his congregation consisted of just six people: his wife, their two children, his two brothers and him.
Today, his Sunday services, held at…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Flu hits quickly across region

January 3, 2013 in Duluth News Tribune

Influenza hospitalizations climbed sharply for a third straight week in Minnesota, the state Department of Health reported Thursday. Two more people died with flu-related illnesses in the week that ended Dec. 29, bringing the total to four for the young flu season.
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Heart attack comes as shock to healthy 36-year-old

December 21, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Christmas isn’t until next week, but Leslie Bucar has all the present she needs already.
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Defibrillators in public places save lives of those hit by sudden cardiac death

December 21, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

The experience that Frank Bucar had on Dec. 10 used to nearly always be fatal, a Duluth cardiologist said.
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Health Notes: Cloquet hospital offers tours of new inpatient wing

November 14, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Although it’s not quite finished, Community Memorial Hospital is inviting the public for a visit as it celebrates the new inpatient wing of the Cloquet hospital.
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St. Luke’s is recertified for trauma

November 5, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

The trauma center at St. Luke’s hospital in Duluth has been recertified by the American College of Surgeons as a Level II Trauma Center.
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Local view: Hospitals can take the lead on obesity education

October 17, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

Daily news headlines remind us often about the effects of the obesity crisis on the health of our nation. The severity of the crisis is an important call to action; yet without a tangible sense of what the trillions of dollars spent on obesity treatment in our country really mean, it’s easy to remain disengaged from the issue.
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Health Notes: Flood and trauma topic of mental health show

October 3, 2012 in Duluth News Tribune

PBS North is starting a new season of its “Speak Your Mind” series on mental health issues with a timely topic.
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