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UPDATE: Protest at Enbridge property in Bemidji, Minn., ends
For many teenagers, getting drunk is not on the bucket list
Trump turns sports into a political battleground with comments on NFL, Curry
Chamberlain implementing technology for individualized learning
U.S. bombers, fighters, stage show of force off North Korean coast
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
Apple unveils new products including the $1,000 iPhone
Fixed mortgage rates keep falling, sinking to yearly lows
Amazon hit with lawsuit over eclipse glasses
AgweekTV: Finding Common Ground
PINKE POST: 3 simple rules to make the most of family meals
Why small, local, organic farms aren't the key to fixing our food system
Brown County officials reject proposed hog farm expansion
Nearly one-third of South Dakota winter wheat crop planted
DWU football team turns attention to Hastings
Granite's homerun highlights 8-run eighth as Twins rout Tigers
Lynx's legacy is secure heading into WNBA Finals, but motivation remains
TWINS: Electronic device expedites Byron Buxton's recovery from hand injury
DWU football game moved to Sunday at DakotaDome
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Joseph Shields, Jr.
Lori Jean Will
Darlyne A. Gottlob
LETTER: A good use for dried milk
LETTER: School district creating competition
LETTER: A ridiculous proposed tax on tobacco
LETTER: A terrible headline
LETTER: Multiple types of care for different headaches
Wiltz: When hunting and fishing, what does weather matter?
A 'carefree weekend' for the Haiars
Gov. Daugaard stands behind pheasant work
Wiltz: An ugly bruiser of a fish
Biologists: Pheasant numbers drop due to prolonged drought
Janet Beukelman Mitchell
Betty (Lloyd) Johnson
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
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