STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Smokers would help fund Vikings stadium construction
By Don Davis
Minnesota legislative tax negotiators tentatively approved a plan today to use cigarette tax increase funds and close corporate tax loopholes to provide backup Vikings stadium constructi... Posted on 5/16/13 at 12:49 PM
NEW PLATEAUS Problem Solved? #1 Organ Donor Shortage
There are a host of issues in our world that we are nowhere near solving. Take drunk driving, we try to find that sweet spot between how to punish the problem, and prevent the problem, and even outsma... Posted on 5/7/12 at 11:52 AM
STAFF BLOG ALL ABOUT FOOD Cookbook Club cooks up a farm-to-table meal
Last night my cookbook club got together. We meet once a month, taking turns hosting at our homes. Our host chooses a theme and each member finds a recipe from a cookbook, usually a recipe they haven... Posted on 7/9/10 at 4:25 AM
HEALTHBEAT Hold the Mayo?
The Mayo Clinic has reigned for many years as an example of health care that's both high-quality and cost-effective. Many Minnesotans are proud that this facility, known the world over, is in their o... Posted on 9/24/09 at 7:10 AM
All St. Cloud VA Health Care System clinical functions and services, including the Community Based Outpatient Clinics in Brainerd, Montevideo, and Alexandria, are scheduled to be open on Monday, Dec. 24, 2012. Administrative offices will be closed on Dec. 24.
Another medical merger in Alexandria is moving forward.
The Alexandria Clinic and Douglas County Hospital issued a news release Monday afternoon saying they have reached a preliminary understanding in their merger negotiations and both parties have signed a letter of intent under which Alexandria Clinic would be integrated with Douglas County Hospital.
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar announced Friday that her bill to name the Department of Veterans Affairs outpatient clinic in Alexandria as the “Max J. Beilke Department of Veterans Affairs Outpatient Clinic” passed the full Senate.
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar announced Friday that her bill to name the Department of Veterans Affairs outpatient clinic in Alexandria as the “Max J. Beilke Department of Veterans Affairs Outpatient Clinic” has passed the full Senate.
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar said Friday that her bill to name the Department of Veterans Affairs outpatient clinic in Alexandria as the “Max J. Beilke Department of Veterans Affairs Outpatient Clinic” was included in a Veterans Affairs Committee mark-up on January 28.
As veterans of Vietnam reach retirement age, and veterans of recent and ongoing conflicts make the transition back to civilian life, the demands on the Veterans Affairs (VA) system of medical care have increased.
By Kimberly Grodahl Albert, Contributing Writer
, August 28, 2009
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