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Essentia Health

May 29, 2017
Team approach to Stroke Care makes a difference in treatment and recovery
May 29, 2017 - 1:30pm
May 20, 2017
Essentia Health surgeon Dr. Troy Duininck talks about the new da Vinci Xi surgical robot at Essentia Health-St. Joseph in Brainerd. (Kelly Humphrey, Brainerd Dispatch - Video)play button
Cutting edge: New Essentia robot transforms surgery
May 20, 2017 - 7:00am
May 9, 2017
Dr. Fadel Nammour, originally of Lebanon, stands Monday, May 8, 2017, in his south Fargo clinic. He made a three-year commitment in 2002 to work in North Dakota and is now a U.S. citizen. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Vital visas: ND has nation's highest reliance on foreign doctors with work visas
May 9, 2017 - 7:00am
May 8, 2017
Brainerd Lakes Bicycle Safety Clinic and Pequot Lakes PTA Bike Rodeo May 20
May 8, 2017 - 8:30am
A favorite pastime of fishing may come with a sharp hook in an unintended location. Essentia Health recommends keeping an electrician's pliers with a wire-cutting blade and disinfecting solution in the tackle box. Submitted photo
Hooked? What to do if you get 'caught' up in all the fun
May 8, 2017 - 7:30am
May 7, 2017
CentraCare purchased land along Forthun Road in Baxter and is in the development stage for the property, which is next to Costco and has front visibility along Highway 371. Renee Richardson/Brainerd Dispatch
Biz Buzz: Perkins renovates in Brainerd, CentraCare coming to Baxter
May 7, 2017 - 4:00am
May 6, 2017
With the number of measles cases continuing to rise in Minnesota, Essentia Health is offering an MMR immunization clinic to ensure as many people as possible in the community are protected through vaccination, a news release said. Please bring immunization records, if available, as well as insurance information. Anyone who is feeling ill or believes they have been exposed to the measles, should not come to the immunization clinic. Illustration
Essentia plans immunization clinic Sunday
May 6, 2017 - 4:00am
April 26, 2017
Reader Opinion: Volunteers are appreciated
April 26, 2017 - 8:50am
April 3, 2017
Healthy Community Grants available through Crow Wing Energized
April 3, 2017 - 4:45am
March 29, 2017
Garfield Elementary School third-grader Bella Adler smiles Tuesday afternoon while riding bicycle after a presentation at the school. The Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee Legacy Fund presented Crow Wing Energized with a $50,000 grant. The funds will be used to purchase a fleet of 60 bicycles. Steve Kohls/ Brainerd Dispatch Gallery and Videoplay button
Ready to hit the trails: Grant will allow purchase of 60 bicycles for Garfield Elementary students
March 29, 2017 - 6:30am
March 12, 2017
Brainerd Fire Chief Tim Holmes took the position in July and has seen several changes to the  department since coming on board. A former Nisswa firefighter, Holmes had worked side by side with several of the Brainerd personnel on fire scenes. (Brainerd Dispatch/ Steve Kohls)
Brainerd Fire Department: Annual report - Called to serve, every day
March 12, 2017 - 9:10pm
February 11, 2017
Essentia Health Central Region President Adam Rees updates community members on Essentia's operations Friday morning at Essentia Health - St. Joseph's Medical Center in Brainerd as Dr. Peter Henry, Essentia Chief Medical Officer, looks on. Zach Kayser/Brainerd Dispatch
'This is an absolute crisis': Essentia leaders talk mental health care, opioids, high costs
February 11, 2017 - 12:37am
February 7, 2017
Lizzy Thurlow looks at a ceramic piece called “Ask ... Tell me” at the “What’s Left - Lives Touched by Suicide” gallery opening Friday at the Franklin Arts Center in Brainerd. Kelly Humphrey/Brainerd Dispatch - Gallery and Video
Contemplating loss: Art show seeks to shatter suicide stigma
February 7, 2017 - 11:44am
January 26, 2017
Church of Cash "Sweet" Johnny Becker (left), Jonathon TeBeest, Jay Ernest and George Marich will perform at 7:30 p.m. tonight, Jan. 26, and Friday at the Great River Arts in Little Falls. 
Entertainment Briefs - Jan. 26
January 26, 2017 - 4:21pm
January 17, 2017
The Baxter City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to settle its dispute with Essentia Health over assessments for Isle Drive, adjacent to Essentia Health's Baxter clinic. Renee Richardson/Brainerd Dispatch file photo
Baxter City Council: Council moves to settle dispute with Essentia
January 17, 2017 - 10:49pm