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Wesleyan takes lead on wellness center

February 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

Dakota Wesleyan University President Amy Novak said a new wellness center in Mitchell continues to be a top priority.

How quickly a project can start, she said, is dependent on where the passions of the school’s donors lie. She said the project is…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Rollin’ into spring at Grand Arbor

May 21, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

A new bike program at Grand Arbor’s Nelson Wellness Center in Alexandria provides residents and members the opportunity to get on a bike again. Continue Reading

Watch out for high blood pressure

February 22, 2013 in Wadena Pioneer Journal

Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, means there is too much tension or pressure in the vessels that carry blood from your heart to the rest of your body. Continue Reading

City decides to switch architectural firms for Wellness Center

February 22, 2013 in Wadena Pioneer Journal

The Wadena City Council voted in a special meeting Feb. 15 to decide which architectural firm will continue designing the new Wellness Center. Continue Reading

Friends are big part of health equation

February 8, 2013 in Wadena Pioneer Journal

When we talk about staying healthy, it seems that everyone (me included) spends an inordinate amount of time talking about staying active, eating right and getting your preventive screenings. Continue Reading

HealthPartners chips in $50K for wellness center

January 25, 2013 in Wadena Pioneer Journal

Wadena Mayor Wayne Wolden readily admits the county is one of the least healthy in the state. The new wellness center may work to fix that gap, but Wolden worries about a specific segment of the local population who won’t get to take advantage of the new place to stay fit. Continue Reading

Wellness Talk: The new wellness center and our most prized possessions

January 25, 2013 in Wadena Pioneer Journal

As we begin to think about the potential impact of Wadena’s new wellness center, which will be fully operational sometime in mid-to-late 2014, it’s important to think about the potential impact this much-needed facility will have on the health and well-being of the community’s children and young adults. Continue Reading

HealthPartners chips in $50K for wellness center

January 23, 2013 in Wadena Pioneer Journal

Wadena Mayor Wayne Wolden readily admits the county is one of the least healthy in the state. The new wellness center may work to fix that gap, but Wolden worries about a specific segment of the local population who won’t get to take advantage of the new place to stay fit. Continue Reading

New wellness center is game changer for Wadena

January 18, 2013 in Wadena Pioneer Journal

Over the last several weeks, I’ve shared three of the most important things you can do to maximize your personal health status. Continue Reading

Blue Cross Blue Shield announces fitness initiative

September 14, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota wants to start a fitness movement among children in elementary school classrooms across the state. Continue Reading