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Recent News

Sioux Valley Health Plan Receives Excellence in Quality Award

Monday, November 14, 2005

HealthFront has selected the recipients of its 2005 Excellence in Quality Awards.


MeritCare Foundations Festival of Wreaths Event Set for November 1719

Monday, November 14, 2005

Over 200 community volunteers are busy with the finishing touches for the 21st annual Festival of Wreaths, which will take place Thursday, Nov. 17 through Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Ramada Plaza Suites Crystal Ballroom, Fargo.


Woodbury Named Chair of MeritCares Festival of Wreaths

Monday, November 14, 2005

Kara Woodbury, mental health counselor, SouthEast Human Services Center, has been named chairperson of MeritCare Foundation's 2005 "Festival of Wreaths" event, scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 17-Saturday, Nov. 19, 2005, at the Ramada Plaza Suites, Fargo.


Kohls Cares For Kids Merchandise Benefits MeritCare Childrens Hospital

Monday, November 14, 2005

Kohl's is offering Peanut's collector's edition books, plush, exclusive character outfits and CDs with 100 percent of the proceeds benefiting 68 hospitals, including MeritCare Children's Hospital. The Kohl's Cares for Kids program focuses on supporting health and education opportunities for children. The products are the latest in a line of merchandise made especially for sale at Kohl's in support of children's hospitals.


Parents of 18-Year-Old Want To Extol Dangers of Under-Aged Binge Drinking

Friday, November 11, 2005

When 18-year-old Mike Huckfeldt of Fergus Falls, Minn., was first brought to MeritCare in the early morning hours of Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2005, his parents, Val and Mike, Fergus Falls, wanted to remain anonymous and not even acknowledge that their son was hospitalized. Now, the pair is seeking media attention to extol the dangers of under-aged binge drinking.