Update: Former Evansville mayor hospitalized
A CaringBridge page has been set up for former Evansville mayor, Terry Aasness, after a medical emergency sent him to the Hennepin County Medical Center Tuesday, Jan. 2.
According to a post on the site, Aasness was having chest pains and was taken by ambulance to the Douglas County Hospital.
After several tests, he was diagnosed with class A aortic dissection and needed emergency surgery. He was flown to Hennepin County Medical Center Tuesday evening and according to a CaringBridge post around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 3, he was listed as stable.
For more information, visit his CaringBridge site at www.caringbridge.org/visit/terryaasness.
New posts have been added to his CaringBridge post. According to a couple different posts Thursday morning, Aasness went into cardiac arrest overnight, but the doctors were able to revive him. Shortly before noon on Thursday, Aasness was reportedly doing OK, but there are still concerns. You can stay up-to-date by visiting his CaringBridge site at www.caringbridge.org/visit/terryaasness.
A GoFundMe page has been set up to offset medical costs. To donate, click on the link: www.gofundme.com/gdkzy4-terrys-fight.