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'I will ... become a chicken': French artist who spent a week inside a rock is now hatching eggs
White House says Trump to sign broadband privacy repeal
Heroin use, addiction up sharply among U.S. whites
Donations boom for family of South Dakota woman who died
Woman who persuaded juveniles in motel fire avoids prison
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Snap tops expectations in pricing of long-awaited IPO
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Cattle market heats up as retail beef price cools
NDSU researchers eyeball new ways to grow better beef
Weather presenting perfect conditions for lambing
Wessington Springs native is inventor of HydroGreen’s patent-pending system
Good genes more important than ever at bull auctions, rancher says
Vikings S Smith undergoes ankle surgery
Zach Parise takes high stick to the face; prognosis unclear
Selland, Sage, Bartscher named to Class B all-state first team
Oropeza lifts DWU to split with Mount Marty
Mitchell starts season strong
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Beverly Ann LeBeau
OUR VIEW: Overcoming the wallop of construction
WOSTER: Smooth talkin' candidates
THUNE: The Department of Agriculture will be in good hands
DAUGAARD: A chance to be South Dakota's Capital for a Day
IN OTHER WORDS: Legislature wins in battle over IM 22
Wiltz: A fishing trip you might consider passing up
Ducks Unlimited to hold volunteer meeting
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Curtis and Linda Mueller
March 24, 2017
Avera Queen of Peace receives national recognition for rural health
Avera Queen of Peace is among the best in the nation for rural community hospitals, according to the National Rural Health Association, which...
March 24, 2017 - 2:00pm
Parkston health administrator retires after 40-plus years
PARKSTON — After more than 40 years in health care, Gale Walker has decided to retire. The CEO of Avera St. Benedict Health Center in Parkston...
March 24, 2017 - 1:59pm
February 1, 2017
Can-Do attitude lives on at Mitchell's Vasek Villa
The "can-do" spirit continued to cement itself in Avera Brady Health and Rehab's Vasek 'Can-Do' Villa this week. After donating more than $330,000...
February 1, 2017 - 5:04pm
December 29, 2016
Avera Queen of Peace sees small rise in births in 2016
Whoa, baby. The Avera Queen of Peace maternity ward has been a teeny-tiny bit busier in 2016, on pace to deliver a little more than 520 babies....
December 29, 2016 - 5:55pm
November 25, 2016
Avera Queen of Peace Foundation spreading awareness, raising funds for the Cancer Institute Navigation Center
Giving Tuesday is Nov. 29, an international day of giving, and on this Giving Tuesday, the Avera Queen of Peace Foundation is teaming up with...
November 25, 2016 - 12:00pm
November 18, 2016
Feds showcase Avera's telehealth service on Rural Health Day
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Federal health officials are highlighting the telemedicine services offered by Sioux Falls-based Avera Health during National Rural Health Day. Avera Health providers offered a live, simulated telemedicine demonstration Thursday as part of a series of events organized...
November 18, 2016 - 11:22am
October 25, 2016
Avera hosts first-time breast cancer prevention event
All breast cancers are not created equally, according to Kathy Naegele. Naegele, who specializes in hematology and oncology with the Avera Cancer...
October 25, 2016 - 12:44am
October 4, 2016
SD Supreme Court upholds decisions in Avera suit
The Supreme Court affirmed a local court's decisions last week regarding discrimination and defamation claims filed against an Avera hospital...
October 4, 2016 - 6:40pm
September 30, 2016
Avera leaving Sanford Health Plan
As of next year, health care provided by Avera Health physicians in South Dakota will no longer be covered by insurance offered through the Sanford Health Plan. Avera announced on Friday it was leaving the network, a decision that comes one month after Sanford Health cut ties with...
September 30, 2016 - 6:05pm
September 20, 2016
Avera Health brings new service to Mitchell
In just two weeks time, what's now a bare bones structure stripped of its furniture and fixtures will become Avera Health's newest venture in...
September 20, 2016 - 9:01pm
Avera to provide telemedicine services to IHS
The Indian Health Service and Avera Health have partnered on a new agreement. On Tuesday, IHS announced a $6.8 million contract has been awarded to Avera to provide telemedicine services in all of IHS' 19 Great Plains Area service units, which serve approximately 130,000 American...
September 20, 2016 - 5:52pm
July 18, 2016
Avera Health earns more than $1 million in rural service/telemedicine grants
Avera Health received $494,518 in funding from the USDA Rural Utilities Service Distance Learning and Telemedicine program, which will fund Pyxis Automated Dispensing Machines in 18 rural locations. Avera Queen of Peace Hospital was awarded the HRSA Small Provider Quality Improvement...
July 18, 2016 - 5:18pm
July 15, 2016
Avera, Mount Marty get grants for telemedicine, education
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Two institutions in South Dakota have received grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture meant to help connect rural communities with medical and educational services. Avera Health and Mount Marty College are each receiving one of the 81 grants that the USDA...
July 15, 2016 - 11:12am
June 20, 2016
Avera looks to expand eCare school nurses in Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Avera Health is looking to expand a partnership with the Sioux Falls School District in which nurses treat students through telemedicine. Avera and eight Sioux Falls schools have partnered for a year on the pilot program that involves nurses treating students...
June 20, 2016 - 11:53am
Avera sign outshines building name at NSU's Barnett Center
ABERDEEN (AP) — The recently added Avera sign at Northern State University's Barnett Center eclipses the marker denoting the facility's name. The Aberdeen American News reports that the sign comes from a partnership between the university and the health system. The two partnered...
June 20, 2016 - 11:21am