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March 11, 2016
State Legislature approves nearly $4.6 billion state budget
March 11, 2016 - 12:46pm
March 5, 2016
Reservation hospital gets 2-month funding cutoff extension
March 5, 2016 - 10:42am
March 4, 2016
Mobile dental care program hits 30K patient visit mark in SD
March 4, 2016 - 12:29pm
January 30, 2016
Certified nurse assistant Stacey Blevins, right, sets up a lunch tray for her patient Irma Wise, left, on Friday at Wise's home in Mitchell. CPN Stacey has been visiting Wise since September, and comes to care for Wise Monday through Friday. (Sarah Barclay/Republic)
Making the most of ... The minutes we have left
January 30, 2016 - 9:31am
October 13, 2015
Mitchell health leader recognized
October 13, 2015 - 9:12am
September 14, 2015
One-year-old MJ Brakke gets a laugh from Haley Marquardt, not pictured, and his mom, Sabreena, on Saturday afternoon at  the Mitchell Lego Club's tent at Sabers Victory. The Lego club hosted a fundraiser for the family as MJ prepares for a fourth brain surgery later this month in Minneapolis. (Matt Gade/Republic)
Brakke ‘humbled’ by fundraiser turnout, support as son nears major brain operation
September 14, 2015 - 8:25am
August 10, 2015
Mike Cullen to receive kidney from former student in Elkton
August 10, 2015 - 10:35am
July 24, 2015
One-year-old MarcJon (MJ) Brakke laughs while working on sitting up correctly with his mom Sabreena, left, and his physical therapist Kris Krouse with the James Valley Educational Coop in the living room earlier this month. Krouse works with MJ as part of South Dakota's Birth to Three program that provides early intervention services, at no cost, for children from birth to age three, who have a disability or a developmental delay. (Matt Gade/Republic)play button
Mitchell family battling through child’s severe medical conditions
July 24, 2015 - 9:17am
July 11, 2015
Avera Queen of Peace CEO Tom Clark, right, and project superintendent Bill Lienke, with Journey Construction Professionals, walk along the west side of the building on the second floor as area will utilize a lot of natural light during a tour of the Avera Grassland Health Campus on Friday morning in Mitchell.  (Matt Gade/Republic)play button
Avera's Grassland campus is growing
July 11, 2015 - 9:02am
June 25, 2015
The Latest on health overhaul: US senators call for repeal
June 25, 2015 - 11:12am
June 18, 2015
Government charges 243 in largest ever crackdown on health care fraud
June 18, 2015 - 4:32pm
March 22, 2015
Few veterans in Black Hills region using new VA program
March 22, 2015 - 11:00am
March 4, 2015
Avera St. Benedict's Health Center Registered Nurse Amber Friedel, left, demonstrates how to use a Glidescope, a video laryngoscope that assists with airway intubations. Hospital colleagues Saundra Mudder, center and Tara Bainbridge, right, look on. (Marcus Traxler/Republic)
Upgrades abound for Parkston hospital
March 4, 2015 - 5:44pm
February 25, 2015
Ardis Beck, a special education teacher at L.B. Williams Elementary School in Mitchell, returned to work at the school earlier this month after cardiac rehabilitation and a valve replacement. (Matt Gade/Republic)
Role reversal: From caretaker to patient
February 25, 2015 - 7:23pm
February 12, 2015
Dr. Arvin Santos, the Medical Director for Avera Dialysis Mitchell, shows off the new dialysis stations in the remodeled wing of Avera Queen of Peace hospital on Thursday evening in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)play button
Avera bolsters dialysis care
February 12, 2015 - 8:39pm