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Family Practice Physician Dr. Scott Maanum Joins GRHS
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Family Practice Physician Dr. Scott Maanum Joins GRHS

Glacial Ridge Health System welcomes Dr. Scott Maanum to the family medicine care team in Glenwood. Dr. Maanum provides complete care for patients of all ages—from babies to elders. He enjoys many aspects of family medicine, such as being able to provide a continuity of care, and the promotion of wellness and preventive care. “Family...

Enterprise Band to Play at Harvest Ball
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Enterprise Band to Play at Harvest Ball

By Celeste Rapp, originally printed in the Starbuck Times on September 26. The 14th annual Harvest Ball is quickly approaching. On Oct. 12 at Lakeside Ballroom, community members will have the opportunity to dress up and enjoy an evening with friends. Doors open with a social hour at 5 p.m., where ball-goers will be able...

Pack It Light, Wear It Right
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Pack It Light, Wear It Right

Today is National School Backpack Awareness Day. Over 23,000 people a year go to the emergency room because of injuries related to backpacks and book bags! It is reported that 55 percent of students carry a backpack heavier than the recommended guideline of 10 percent of the child’s body weight. Watch our video for a brief...

Free Lunch Seminar: Walk BIG, Speak LOUD
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Free Lunch Seminar: Walk BIG, Speak LOUD

Glacial Ridge Health System is hosting a free seminar for area residents with impairments to their speech and large motor skills due to Parkinson’s disease or other neurological disorders. The purpose of the seminar is to provide people with these conditions and their family with information on treatments that are available to help them stay...

Nationally Recognized Surgeon, Dr. Elizabeth Colsen, Joins GRHS
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Nationally Recognized Surgeon, Dr. Elizabeth Colsen, Joins GRHS

Glacial Ridge Health System welcomes Dr. Elizabeth Colsen as a full-time surgeon, as we continue to expand the healthcare provided to the Glenwood area. Dr. Colsen specializes in state-of-the-art, minimally invasive surgery for a wide range of surgical procedures. Minimally invasive surgery (also called laparoscopic) uses small incisions, which allow patients to get back to...

Eat Half Your Plate – In Fruits and Vegetables
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Eat Half Your Plate – In Fruits and Vegetables

By Margie Nelson, CNP, Family Medicine and Walk-In Clinic September’s garden harvest – it’s easier this time of year to eat more of those fresh, delicious vegetables. September is also Fruits & Veggies – More Matters Month. Why celebrate something like this? Because 90% of us do not eat the recommended amount of fruits and...

Megan Grimsley, CNP, Joins Glacial Ridge Health System
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Megan Grimsley, CNP, Joins Glacial Ridge Health System

Join us in welcoming the newest member of our medical team, Family Nurse Practitioner Megan Grimsley. Megan feels fortunate to have grown up in the Clontarf / Benson area with a close-knit family. She always knew she wanted a job where she could help others, and working as a clinic receptionist in high school piqued...

An Inspirational 5K Scrub Run/Walk
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An Inspirational 5K Scrub Run/Walk

Glenwood residents Jonny Jacobson finished first in the men’s division at 17:36, and Stephanie Howe, with a time of 24:11, finished first in the women’s division. GRHS’ annual 5K Scrub Run/Walk is a fun, family event to promote being active. Hear about the inspiration for the Scrub Run from Dr. Roderick Brown during his welcome...

That Tricky Blue Light!
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That Tricky Blue Light!

By Joe Schneiderhan, O.D., Optometrist, Glenwood Family Eye Center “Wait 30 minutes before you swim!” Do you remember your mom telling you this after a big meal? Here’s a new piece of advice that is relatively new – “Wait 1-2 hours before you go to bed.” Wait, what? Yes, you read that correctly. Rather, it...