Weather Forecast

Avera Chief Administrative Officer David Flicek speaks to a crowd of about 100 people Wednesday night at the fire hall in Kennebec. Residents, along with several Avera representatives, gathered to celebrate the town's new clinic, which replaces one closed by Sanford Health in September 2012. (Chris Mueller/Republic)

New model for rural health care?

Email News Alerts

KENNEBEC — A sign outside Kennebec’s new clinic said it all: “Welcome.”

After more than a year without a local health care option, Kennebec residents are welcoming the arrival of a new clinic and a new provider. A crowd of about 100 people gathered Wednesday at the small town’s fire hall, along with several representatives of Avera Medical Group, which will operate the clinic.


Get the full story
Subscribe or Log In 

Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? Activate your account.

You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us or call (605) 996-5514 and we can help you.