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Speaker: Acknowledge racism exists
Lawyers fight at state permit hearing about whether manure is health threat
Howard school given $1 million to use for student scholarships
Stickney ambulance service 'stellar' in first five months
Wagner community to recognize local National Guard unit
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
Greenway Pork is doing it right
Winter wheat planting in South Dakota nears halfway point
Feds reviewing court ruling on fertilizer dealers policy
Farm Rescue marks milestone with 400th farm aid case
Court gives fertilizer dealers a reprieve from policy change
Mitchell finding ways to pressure opposing quarterbacks
Pooley striving for ESD title
Catching up with former area athletes: Waddell readies for freshman season
Miller to serve in mentor role for Nuggets
DWU soccer teams fall to Northwestern College
Heartland Quilt Guild holds September meeting
Mitchell Toastmasters hold Sept. 8 meeting
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Elton Reinhold Tiede
Ida C. Rowe
Avoiding the temptation to throw mud
Don't wait to make the call
OUR VIEW: Immediacy of layoffs hard to swallow
No room for error in national security strategy
The courts and the (hair) cuts
WILTZ: Mayflies for dinner? The fish become gluttonous!
Fall turkey hunting licenses still available in North Dakota
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they’ve been missing in mourning dove hunting
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
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
May 19, 2016
About 800 used Avera's handheld health care
A medical app by Avera Health allowing the user to see a doctor in a matter of minutes without leaving home has been utilized about 800 times in less than a year of existence. The AveraNow app, launched in June 2015, is basically "health care in the palm of your hand" according to...
May 19, 2016 - 6:27pm
March 16, 2016
New Wagner dialysis center opens
WAGNER—The End Village Dialysis Center in Wagner will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate its grand opening at 11 a.m. on March 29 at the new center, located at 310 W. Highway 46, in Wagner.
March 16, 2016 - 4:19pm
March 9, 2016
New Avera building ready for patients
With its first piece complete, Avera officials hope the new Grassland Health Campus continues to grow. The Avera Medical Group Family Health...
March 9, 2016 - 9:06am
February 25, 2016
Avera Queen of Peace Hospital joins the National Rural Accountable Care Consortium
Avera Queen of Peace Hospital is pleased to announce its participation in the National Rural Accountable Care Consortium—a program designed to help rural Medicare patients live long, healthy lives.
February 25, 2016 - 5:59pm
February 24, 2016
Neighbors of Sioux Falls hospital upset about smoking
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Some neighbors of Avera McKennan in Sioux Falls say the hospital has broken a promise to not use a residential lot it owns across the street from its campus as an employee smoking area. Neighbors tell the Argus Leader newspaper that workers smoke on the...
February 24, 2016 - 11:53am
February 15, 2016
Pierre hospital changing policy for mental health patients
PIERRE (AP) — Avera St. Mary's hospital in Pierre is changing how it treats patients with mental health issues after a person who needed further care walked away recently. The state Department of Health has asked the hospital to come up with a plan to prevent any other patients...
February 15, 2016 - 12:08pm
February 9, 2016
Avera opens new Grassland Health Campus
Avera announces the opening of Avera Medical Group Family Health Center on the Grassland Health Campus in Mitchell. A public open house is planned from 11 a.m. — 3 p.m. March 6 at Grassland Health Campus, located at 1900 Grassland Drive. The three-story Avera Family Health Center...
February 9, 2016 - 5:56pm
February 5, 2016
Athletic training space grows in new complex
In the Dakota Wesleyan University athletic training department, more is better. With the opening of the DWU/Avera Sports and Wellness Complex,...
February 5, 2016 - 10:57am
February 2, 2016
Avera Marketing wins top national award for 'Butt Seriously' Campaign
Avera Marketing won the top national Judge's Choice Award for its "Butt Seriously" colorectal cancer awareness campaign in the 2015 Cancer Awareness Advertising Awards. Other Avera awards earned in the competition included: • Two Gold Awards for the 4-D Breast Care radio ad series...
February 2, 2016 - 10:48am