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Park drowning victim is university student from Nepal
Family of South Dakota man run over by train sues railway
1 hospitalized, another arrested in residential fire
Chickens may be allowed in South Dakota city
Growing Black Hills city proposes $20 million event center
Could Apple buy Disney? Wall Street revives rumor of potential mega-deal
Caribou Coffee-owner JAB Holdings to buy bakery chain Panera Bread in biggest-ever U.S. restaurant deal
Office supplies retailer Staples explores sale
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Pro rodeo's rags-to-riches bull proving hard to ride
AgweekTV: Every day is Earth Day for farmers
94th Little 'I' Celebrates Tradition and New Events
Tracking soil temperature an important step before planting, experts say
Dry straw the most important tool for healthy calves
Former No. 1 overall pick Long, who played briefly for Vikings, retires
Tiger softball team swept at Midland
DEAL: Mike Miller Classic alums dot prep, college basketball scene
DWU finishes 1-3 on GPAC road trip
Aberdeen Roncalli's Neuendorf selected at MHS boys basketball coach
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Mary Freidel Mimmack
Harold Theodore Tiede
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
MERCER: Auditor general is prepared to deliver a GEAR UP report
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
THUNE: A moment worth the wait
ROUNDS: Undoing the Obama legacy of ‘government knows best’
Wiltz: How big is too big for a bobcat?
Trespassing or not? State's attorneys weigh in on non-meandered waters
Wiltz: Taking wildlife inventory after another SD winter
Seed day popular again for Pheasant Country chapter
Governor’s office: Study best approach for non-meandered water issue
John and Shirley Kangas
Elwin and Rosalie Hohn
Jeanne (Callies) Lindell
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
January 26, 2016
Avera Urgent Care becomes AveraNow Walk-in Clinic
Walk-in medical care in Mitchell is available during evening and weekend hours through Avera Urgent Care, 200 E. Havens St. On Feb. 1, the name of this service is changing to AveraNow, and it will move to the Grassland Health Campus in March. "AveraNow is a name that's synonymous...
January 26, 2016 - 10:43am
January 22, 2016
Fear a factor in deciding between two flu vaccines
The fear factor. For many parents, that is the main draw to have their children given an intranasal flu vaccine, or “flu mist,” sprayed...
January 22, 2016 - 12:19pm
January 15, 2016
Avera foundation gala to raise funds for new navigation center
Funds raised during the annual Avera Queen of Peace Foundation Gala will help fund a new way for cancer patients to receive care. This year's theme of "Black and White Ball" will host a seven-course dinner, a social hour, live and silent auctions and live entertainment, with proceeds...
January 15, 2016 - 9:42am
January 13, 2016
Lockdown at several Avera facilities in Aberdeen lifted
ABERDEEN (AP) — Officials say a lockdown at several Avera facilities in Aberdeen has been lifted, and a person suspected of making the threat is in custody. Avera spokeswoman Richelle Braun tells the Aberdeen American News that a threat made to Avera St. Luke's Hospital caused the...
January 13, 2016 - 2:17pm