Meet the finalists for the Sanford Lorraine Cross Award

From among the world’s most daring and determined innovators working in the most promising fields of medical science, just four...

‘Mr. Miracle’ recovers from life-threatening heart condition

On any given day, you might see Don Thorson casting a line on a local lake. You wouldn't know a...

Finding the beauty of hope

 Rochelle Friesen stood in front of her bathroom mirror with dog clippers in her hand. A few days earlier...

Retired beautician, cancer survivor gives back

Michelle Sand wasn't ready to lose her hair. As a retired beautician, she couldn't imagine walking around her community with...

Sanford Hospice makes great end-of-life care possible

Joan Hirt always looked out for everyone else. She made sure her four children and many grandkids and great-grandkids had...

Two generations of great care

When Tiffany Dunn was born, the first face she saw was that of Dr. Jane Killgore, obstetrician and gynecologist at...

Surviving a ‘widow maker’ heart attack

Gary Swanson remembers every minute of October 3, 2017. He can still smell the diesel exhaust from the ambulance and...

Expert care for Bemidji pastor

Pastor Jim Mucerino will never forget Oct. 6, 2016. It was a Thursday, and the Bemidji Baptist Church pastor was...

Nurse and heart patient sees impact of local care

Natalie Haglund sees the great work Sanford Health does every day as both an employee and a patient. This summer,...

Cardio screening prevents heart attack

Jon Duncan appeared to be the picture of good heart health. At 64 years old, Duncan was an avid runner,...

Walk-in clinic helps with early cancer detection

When Dennis Zeto went to the Sanford Bemidji Walk-In Clinic with what he thought was a bladder infection, he expected to leave...
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Have a Heart for Sally

For Sally Ellingson, March 15 started like any other Tuesday. At 80 years old, Ellingson still worked full time, answering...
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Galloway Family Grateful for Bemidji Hospice

It was a summer day in 2014 when Teresa Galloway and her family were struck with the news. A recent...
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Patients Benefit From Cutting-Edge Vein Technology

Donors make a difference every day at Sanford Health. They help provide the latest in cutting-edge technology to make every...