Weather Forecast


Essentia Health welcomes pathologist

Essentia welcomes pathologist

Dr. Thomas Ortmeier, a pathologist, has joined Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Brainerd.

Ortmeier is an experienced pathologist who both diagnoses surgical specimens and maintains quality standards for the facility’s lab work.

He earned his medical degree from the University of South Dakota School of Medicine in Vermillion, S.D. He completed his residency in the Pathology Training Program there.

Ortmeier has a special interest in diagnosing changes in the cells of the breast. He is certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties in anatomic and clinical pathology.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
I've worked at the Brainerd Dispatch with various duties since Dec. 7, 1983. Starting off as an Ad Designer and currently Director of Audience Development. The Dispatch has been an interesting and challenging place to work. I'm fortunate to have made many friends, both co-workers and customers.
(218) 855-5889