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February 10, 2019
Brainerd Family YMCA CEO Shane Riffle works from his desk Tuesday, Feb. 5. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
He wanted a challenge. He got so much more. Brainerd Family YMCA CEO leads faith-based nonprofit.
February 10, 2019 - 5:00am
February 9, 2019
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At family gathering, talk about advance care planning
February 9, 2019 - 9:30am
January 20, 2019
Community members exchange ideas for a new tobacco coalition in the Crow Wing County area at an inaugural informational meeting at Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center on Tuesday, Jan. 15. The Minnesota Department of Health, Crow Wing County, Crow Wing Energized and their partners are supporting community-driven solutions to create tobacco-free environments and promote quitting tobacco use. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
New coalition aims to snuff out tobacco use by working together
January 20, 2019 - 3:00am
January 18, 2019
Essentia Health-Central President Adam Rees (left) gives an update Tuesday, Jan. 15, to the Crow Wing County Board of Commissioners at the committee of the whole meeting about Crow Wing Energized's latest efforts to improve the health and wellness of county residents. Frank Lee / Brainerd Dispatch
Crow Wing Energized promotes Health & Wellness Summit
January 18, 2019 - 12:17pm
December 31, 2018
Essentia Health to host Grief Support Group
December 31, 2018 - 8:30am
December 26, 2018
Bea Henderson, a 96-year-old lakes area resident, plays piano Monday, Dec. 17, at Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center. Henderson, who has been playing piano for 91 years, volunteers an hour of her time every Monday to play at the hospital. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch Video play button
96-year-old shares piano talents at hospital
December 26, 2018 - 12:46pm
December 21, 2018
Grief support group to offer help coping with death of loved one
December 21, 2018 - 4:30am
December 20, 2018
Andrea Lund (left), Dr. Heidi Malling of Essentia Health, Steve Anderson and Diane Saumer Guidi tickle the ivories Nov. 26 at the inaugural gathering of a new dementia choir in the Brainerd lakes area at Zion Lutheran Church. Steve Kohls / Brainerd Dispatch
Organizers of local dementia choir sing its praises: Studies suggest music and memory are linked
December 20, 2018 - 4:00pm
December 18, 2018
New report highlights progress in treating depression
December 18, 2018 - 4:30am
December 5, 2018
Holiday Bazaar set Dec. 7 at Essentia Health
December 5, 2018 - 5:30am
November 26, 2018
Diabetes refresher course helps manage chronic condition
November 26, 2018 - 4:30am
November 25, 2018
Births: Nov. 25, 2018
November 25, 2018 - 6:00am
November 23, 2018
Lifestyle change class starting in Crosby
November 23, 2018 - 8:30am
November 17, 2018
Births: Nov. 17, 2018
November 17, 2018 - 8:00am
November 15, 2018
Essentia Health certified tobacco treatment specialist Janet Ellevold, a registered nurse at the Brainerd clinic, holds a carbon monoxide breathalyzer-type device used to help patients measure the carbon monoxide levels in the lungs. Submitted photo
Essentia Health offers way to quit smoking for better health
November 15, 2018 - 3:00am