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04/27/2016 - 10:17am
Nora Burkart, medical doctor (M.D.), has joined the general surgery department at Glencoe Regional Health Services (GRHS), where she consults with patients at the Glencoe clinic and performs surgery five days a week. Dr. Burkart’s colleagues on the general surgery staff are Drs. John Bergseng and Chad Robbins.     Dr. Burkart performs a wide range of procedures in the...
04/27/2016 - 9:08am
Susan Herreid, a consultant with Sand Stone Group, outlined the general results of a workplace environment study commissioned by the Trailblazer Transit Joint Powers Board at its Thursday, April 25, meeting. Herreid prefaced her remarks by noting that not all of the information she collected could be discussed at a public meeting because of...
04/27/2016 - 9:08am
The traditional family roles have switched slightly for the Fogarty family, with the three children coming together to help take care of mom Brenda. In 2014, Brenda Fogarty was diagnosed with uterine cancer. Though she has made it through the brunt of her treatment, Brenda is still going in for scans and, now, dealing with the bills. Jessica,...
04/27/2016 - 9:06am
The McLeod County Board of Commissioners had a lengthy discussion on whether to switch employee health insurance to another provider, and ended up tabling the issue until its May 17 meeting. County Administrator Pat Melvin brought the matter forward at the board’s April 19 meeting, saying he wanted some direction before pursuing it more...
04/27/2016 - 9:04am
The Trailblazer Transit Joint Board of Commissioners has offered its human resources position to a candidate, but the decision came after a long, sometimes tense and contentious discussion over the hiring procedure. The board met Thursday morning at the Trailblazer facility. Trailblazer Executive Director Gary Ludwig announced that the...
04/27/2016 - 9:02am
Trailblazer Transit had a financially sound fiscal year 2015, the joint powers board heard Thursday morning. Executive Director Gary Ludwig reviewed the 2015 fourth-quarter report, noting that for the first time in its history, “we have excess operating revenue.” Ludwig did note that part of the reason for the success was that...
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