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Healthcare Leaders Discuss Fixing 'Broken' System

DULUTH, Minn. - Health system leaders from across the country are in Duluth talking about how to better provide healthcare. The second annual "Believe in Better" project is a hands-on forum for invited guests…

Webster Dream Park Nears Completion

SUPERIOR, Wis. -- Construction on the new Webster Dream Park in Superior is inching closer to completion. On Monday the final work on the playground began. Crews are currently finishing the landscaping, so new rubber…

Essentia Health-St. Mary's Opens Breast Milk Depot

DULUTH, Minn. - Area mothers now have easy access to an essential part of newborn babies development. Tuesday morning, Essentia Health-St. Mary's announced it is opening a breast milk depot. It is the first…

Phase One of St. Luke's Expansion Almost Complete

DULUTH, Minn.- As Essentia Hospital starts their $800 million Vision Northland expansion project, St. Luke's is moving into the next phase of their campus redevelopment. Phase One involved the construction of Building A…

St. Luke's to Host Women's Health Night

DULUTH, Minn. - St. Luke's is looking to start a community conversation regarding women's health, and being proactive. The event comes as the nation recognizes Breast Cancer Awareness Month throughout October. Women's…

250 Nursing Leaders Gather in Duluth for Conference

DULUTH, Minn. - Two-hundred-fifty nursing leaders from across Minnesota came together in Duluth for a conference to discuss important topics in their field. They're talking about innovation, finance, and emergency response. Nurses tell us…

Hundreds Walk to Help Grant Wishes

DULUTH, Minn.- Hundreds of people gathered at UMD's Bagley Nature Center for a walk and run benefitting the Make-A-Wish foundation, to grant wishes for kids suffering from critical illnesses. Over $10,000 was raised…

St. Luke's New Contract With Nurses Is Ratified

DULUTH, Minn. — Nurses who work for St. Luke’s Hospital in Duluth voted to formally accept a new three-year contract agreement with the hospital, according to the Minnesota Nurses Association. St. Luke’s nurses have been working at the hospital without…

Cloquet's Community Memorial Hospital, Raiter Clinic Merge

CLOQUET, Minn.- Two of Cloquet's major healthcare facilities are merging to provide better care, and compete with Essentia's expansion there in May. Community Memorial Hospital recently purchased the Raiter Clinic for an undisclosed…

Ground Broken on $800 Million Vision Northland Project

DULUTH, Minn. - Ground has been broken on an $800 million hospital development in Duluth. Essentia Health's "Vision Northland" project is the largest private development in the city's history. Buildings on the Essentia Health…

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