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April 11, 2019
Paige and Rich Hardy parked their ice fishing house in a University of Minnesota Morris parking lot because Paige was on call at Stevens Community Medical Center during the blizzard. The couple lives in Chokio. Courtesy of Paige Hardy
On-call midwife stays in ice fishing house during blizzard
April 11, 2019 - 6:49pm
March 25, 2019
Upper Midwest states rank among best for doctors, study finds
March 25, 2019 - 3:22pm
February 23, 2019
Alomere Health in Alexandria, formerly known as Douglas County Hospital, is meeting a new federal requirement to list the prices of medical procedures. (File photo)
New rule strives to make hospital prices clearer
February 23, 2019 - 10:27am
February 18, 2019
Travis Paulson poses for a portrait in his mother's sunroom on Feb. 13. Paulson used to own sports cars and live on his own. When insulin prices became too much to handle, he gave up his home, cars and way of life. He used to go days without eating to ration insulin. Tyler Schank / Forum News Service
Minn. man wants to know why a drug costs $40 in Canada, $350 in US
February 18, 2019 - 8:46pm
February 11, 2019
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Health officials promote higher rates of childhood vaccination to prevent measles spread
February 11, 2019 - 9:24pm
January 22, 2019
Flu spike restricts visitors at Alomere Health
January 22, 2019 - 9:48am
November 16, 2018
Sandy Tubbs was honored in October with the Commissioner’s Award for Distinguished Service in Community Health Services. The Minnesota Commissioner of Health, Jan Malcolm, presented her with the award. (Contributed)
Tubbs wins state award: Horizon Public Health leader is retiring in January
November 16, 2018 - 6:27am
November 3, 2018
(From left) Becky Misegades, Kathy Dobson and Tim Rice of Lakewood Health System in central Minnesota were part of a small-group discussion at a rural health listening session Tuesday at Alomere Health. (Ross Evavold / Echo Press)
Mental health tops rural health issues
November 3, 2018 - 12:00pm
November 2, 2018
Look out for deceptive Medicare advertising, offers
November 2, 2018 - 6:25am
On Wednesday, Oct. 31, Mary Krueger, senior coordinator with Douglas County Senior Services, sits down with clients needing information about the changes to Medicare. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Medicare makes big changes: Are you ready?
November 2, 2018 - 5:49am
October 31, 2018
Willliam Myers processes open enrollment requests at the MNsure Contact Center in St. Paul, Tuesday, Oct. 30. The open enrollment period runs from Nov. 1, 2018 to Jan. 13, 2019.  Scott Takushi / Pioneer Press)
MNsure open enrollment begins with new software
October 31, 2018 - 7:02pm
October 23, 2018
Business briefcase
October 23, 2018 - 7:53am
August 10, 2018
Alomere Health forfeits $242,000
August 10, 2018 - 6:06am
June 6, 2018
Dr. Deb Dittberner
New guidelines for cancer screening
June 6, 2018 - 11:59am
May 16, 2018
The unveiling of the Alomere Health name brought smiles to many of the faces outside of Douglas County Hospital Friday morning. (Ross Evavold / Echo Press)
Most on board with new hospital name
May 16, 2018 - 6:01am