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In the face of mass resignations, including from 3M, Trump ends business advisory councils
Sessions says Charlottesville car attack could be prosecuted as a hate crime
White nationalist's nephew calls for opposition to proposed Fargo rally
Rounds optimistic about upcoming farm bill
Despite rain, Day of Caring draws 204 volunteers
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Google is said to work on news product competing with Snapchat
Americans keep crushing it with their 401(k)s
Can melted cheese be Chipotle's savior?
Sony inks deal to sell PlayStation Vue internet TV service through small cable operators
Rounds optimistic about upcoming farm bill
SD delegates discuss ag industry at Dakotafest
Exhibitors show off gear, gadgets during Dakotafest
South Dakota farmers, ranchers get some drought relief
Minn. lawyer appointed to gather assets in McMartin bankruptcy case
Rainy weather doesn't spoil Bull Bash
Prep Focus: McCance pilots Gorillas' offense
Offensive guard Boone misses another practice
Kernel Bowl set to grow in second year
Warriors look to continue winning ways
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
Helen J. Van Zee
THUNE: The future is within our reach
Comparing wine aficionados Thomas Jefferson and Winston Churchill
Local produce star of this potato salad
WOSTER: A healing view of the wall and the land
OUR VIEW: Two school board members made error in judgment
Wiltz: Good outdoorsmen have to be on their game
South Dakota researcher study fish density
Wiltz: Chasing the thrill of hunting boars
Wiltz: A legendary bungled archery hunt
Pheasants Forever, biologists looking for businesses to help fund more public hunting land
March 6, 2015
Work continues at Grassland Health Campus
March 6, 2015 - 1:41pm
March 4, 2015
Upgrades abound for Parkston hospital
PARKSTON — In a business where there's never much time to waste, efficiency is a priority. And by all measures, officials say improvements...
March 4, 2015 - 5:44pm
February 20, 2015
Calling all doctors: Avera Queen of Peace successfully recruiting physicians to Mitchell
Tom Clark slides a list across the table, motioning toward it, emphasizing its significance. It's a list of 18 names -- 18 physicians, all...
February 20, 2015 - 8:59pm
Avera to manage cancer program focused on Native Americans
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Avera Health will now handle a research program that for years has worked to improve cancer cure rates and treatment among South Dakota's Native American population through access to clinical trials, palliative care and screening for colorectal, cervical, breast...
February 20, 2015 - 5:13pm
Avera to manage smoking cessation program on reservations
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A research program that uses mobile technology including text messages to promote smoking cessation and ultimately prevent lung cancer deaths among Native Americans will now be handled by Avera Health. The Walking Forward program has been managed by Rapid...
February 20, 2015 - 3:51pm
February 10, 2015
Learning how to have a healthy heart
February 10, 2015 - 6:40pm
February 7, 2015
Avera Foundation Gala nets $80K
A waterfall of support created for a "magical evening" recently at the annual Avera Queen of Peace Foundation Gala. Avera Queen of Peace Foundation Director Tracy Pardy said the event -- which carried the theme "Come Sail Away" -- raised about $80,000. Those funds will be directed...
February 7, 2015 - 2:08pm
January 19, 2015
Cattle for cancer program to kick off this week
With the creation of a new program, cattle producers have a new way to make a donation to the Avera Queen of Peace Foundation. On Wednesday,...
January 19, 2015 - 9:13am
December 4, 2014
Avera, SD agree on state employee benefits changes
PIERRE (AP) — An Avera Health hospital in Pierre and South Dakota officials have reached an agreement over the pricing of some specialty services for state employees on the state health plan. Recent changes to state benefits classify certain categories of health care as "Tier...
December 4, 2014 - 7:30pm
November 26, 2014
Hospital, SD settle over improper Medicaid claims
PIERRE (AP) — A South Dakota hospital and the state's attorney general have reached a settlement over improper Medicaid claims. Attorney General Marty Jackley says Avera Gregory Hospital has paid the state nearly $85,000 under the agreement. He adds that the Medicaid program...
November 26, 2014 - 3:11pm
Gregory hospital settles with state for improper Medicaid claims
GREGORY -- Avera Gregory Hospital and the South Dakota Attorney General’s Office reached a settlement Wednesday regarding alleged improper claims to Medicaid over a nine-year period. According to a settlement agreement, the state contends that Avera Gregory Hospital submitted improper...
November 26, 2014 - 11:11am
November 18, 2014
Avera Education & Staffing Solutions launches online medication aide program
Avera Med Aide Online Training Solutions is currently offering training for medication aides. Avera Education & Staffing Solutions launched the online training in April. Via online modules, textbook reading and assigned skills activities, students are able to complete 20 hours of...
November 18, 2014 - 8:49pm
Time to think pink for health
During October, Avera encourages women and their loved ones to "Think Pink" and be aware of the importance of early detection of breast cancer. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Oct. 17 is National Mammography Day. The American Cancer Society recommends yearly...
November 18, 2014 - 1:14pm
Avera Foundation offers free lung cancer screenings
The Avera Queen of Peace Foundation will be sponsoring free lung cancer screenings in November through the Avera Cancer Institute-Mitchell. Because the Lung Cancer Screening Program is relatively new to Mitchell, the Avera Queen of Peace Foundation wanted to raise awareness that...
November 18, 2014 - 1:12pm
November 12, 2014
Avera to use telemedicine in Sioux Falls schools
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The Sioux Falls School District says it's teaming up with a local health care provider to allow nurses to diagnose students using the Internet. School district officials announced this week that they plan to work with Avera Health to create a new telemedicine...
November 12, 2014 - 11:18am