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Missing 13-year-old found safe in North Dakota
At last, Minnesota native Dylan to receive Nobel prize in Stockholm
Federal judge extends order blocking Trump's travel ban from six Muslim countries
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BSU softball doubleheader moved to Bemidji
UND cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming
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MASTER GARDENERS COLUMN: Picking that perfect garden spot
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PAUL NELSON COLUMN: Spring is here, and open water isn't too far behind
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Thanks to the Beavers for a wonderful season this year
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April 10, 2013
Sanford suspends Fairview merger negotiations
FARGO – Sanford Health, faced with sharp political opposition from the Minnesota capitol, is suspending merger talks with Twin Cities-based Fairview Health Services.Today’s announcement follows strong criticism about a possible merger from the Minnesota attorney general and lawmakers...
April 10, 2013 - 3:36pm
January 7, 2013
Pioneer Editorial: Cheers and Jeers
Additional police officer a good move For too long, the Bemidji Police Department has operated with too few officers in a city owning one of the highest crime rates in the state. One of the most paramount services a city can provide for its citizens is public safety. Timely, well-trained...
January 7, 2013 - 11:34pm
January 5, 2013
Sanford aims to improve American Indian health care
BEMIDJI – A patient is best served when she has a team of medical staff working in tandem to address all of her medical needs, says Dr. Valerie...
January 5, 2013 - 10:19pm
January 3, 2013
Sanford unveils Heart and Vascular Center
BEMIDJI – Sanford Bemidji Medical Center will celebrate its new Sanford Bemidji Heart and Vascular Center with a range of events Friday. A public open house will be 3:30-5:30 p.m., offering information on and tours of the new center. Interested parties should report to the Education...
January 3, 2013 - 2:48pm
January 2, 2013
Sanford to hire 2 Native American healers, including one knowledgeable in Ojibwe beliefs
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The country's largest rural, nonprofit hospital system is hiring two traditional Native American healers to train medical staff in the Dakotas and Minnesota. Sanford Health says the healers will not perform traditional healing ceremonies in the hospital...
January 2, 2013 - 10:15am
December 7, 2012
Sanford Health of Northern Minnesota recognized as ‘Start!’ Fit-Friendly Companyb
BEMIDJI – Sanford Health of Northern Minnesota has been recognized as a Platinum-Level “Start!” Fit-Friendly Company by the American Heart Association’s “Start!” initiative for helping employees eat better and move more. Platinum-level employers: -- Offer employees physical...
December 7, 2012 - 6:15pm
Sanford Health growing in EGF
EAST GRAND FORKS, Minn. -- Sanford Health says it has added a walk-in clinic to it’s East Grand Forks facility. The clinic is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday. It’s aimed at patients who need treatment for conditions such as sore throats, coughs, sprains, back pain, pink...
December 7, 2012 - 9:50am
October 12, 2012
DeKrey appointed senior executive vice president of Sanford Health
BEMIDJI —Dr. Dan DeKrey has accepted the appointment of senior executive vice president of Sanford Health of Northern Minnesota, starting immediately. With the recent transition of Dr. Howard Hoody, a new leadership structure was devised to successfully guide the organization into...
October 12, 2012 - 7:01pm
October 9, 2012
Bismarck hospital joins Mayo Clinic network
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — St. Alexius Medical Center in Bismarck has joined a network of hospitals connected with the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. Officials say the move will enable St. Alexius doctors to connect electronically with Mayo specialists, allowing more patients to stay...
October 9, 2012 - 8:11am
September 21, 2012
Bemidji Eagles donate to Sanford Dialysis
Don Wintersteen, North Central Region president of the Grand Aerie of Fraternal Order of Eagles and past president of the Bemidji Paul Bunyan Aerie 351, presents a $2,500 donation to Darla Borgen of Sanford Dialysis in Bemidji. The money will be used for equipment to lift patients...
September 21, 2012 - 8:25pm
August 31, 2012
White Earth youth raise money for children’s hospital in Fargo
FARGO – A White Earth youth group presented a check for more than $1,000 to the staff at Sanford’s Children’s Hospital here Thursday after raising the money to help other local children in need, according to a Sanford news release. A group of seven youth from the Boys and Girls...
August 31, 2012 - 3:17am
Sanford exec resigns, moves to Colorado
FARGO – Citing the desire to be closer to his family, a Sanford executive here has resigned his position as executive vice president. Andrew Richburg, who originally started working with MeritCare then joined Sanford when they merged in 2009, said he resigned his position on Aug....
August 31, 2012 - 3:15am
May 15, 2012
Friends of Sanford sets golf tournament
BEMIDJI - The 22nd Annual Friends of Sanford Health Golf Tournament and Dinner will be from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 1 at the Bemidji Town and Country Club. All proceeds from the tournament to toward new cardiology services and daVinci robotics surgery. The format is an 18-hole...
May 15, 2012 - 6:53am
January 17, 2012
Sanford buys Clearwater Health to complete Bagley merger
Sanford Health will purchase Clearwater Health Services and take over operations Feb. 1, a news release today announced. Sanford Health said the Clearwater County Board signed an agreement today in Bagley. "This is a time of great change in health care, but also a time of great...
January 17, 2012 - 5:55pm