Category: Community Impact

Male runner wearing two medals stands with female wearing blue scrubs.

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...

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Employees Donate $11,604 to United Way

Glacial Ridge Health System employees generously invested in Pope County by donating $11,604 during the United Way’s fundraising campaign “LIVE UNITED.” Since the annual campaign first began at GRHS in 2011, employees have donated $70,363 to the United Way of Douglas and Pope County (UWDP). The donations go far, but never far away. 99 cents...

Three women display colorful fabric Lily Bags.

Lily Bags Help ER Patients

Many women’s groups sew quilts or make recycled cards for others. Some women in the Belgrade area put together kits for the local hospital – but they’re not what you think. Janice Holtberg (middle) presented 19 Lily Bags on behalf of her women’s group to Glacial Ridge Hospital’s Emergency Department Manager Quinn Jacobs, RN (left)...

Building exterior with sign Starbuck Medical Center, Glacial Ridge Health System.

Starbuck Medical Center is Now Open!

Starbuck Medical Center opened on June 25th with the same staff you’ve come to know and trust in Glenwood, including our radiology technologists, lab technicians, and nursing staff. Dr. Erin Dahlke, Dr. Laura Huggins, Nurse Practitioner Tanya Freske, and Nurse Practitioner Amy Brandt provide a full spectrum of care for your entire family – now in Starbuck. Why build a...


Glacial Ridge Homecare Purchases Minnewaska Homecare

Glacial Ridge Homecare recently purchased Minnewaska Homecare in Starbuck. For several months, Glacial Ridge Homecare Manager Tina Blair worked closely with Minnewaska Home Care staff and Horizon Public Health nurses to ensure a smooth process. In addition, some of the staff from Minnewaska Home Care joined Glacial Ridge Homecare during the transition. “Glacial Ridge Homecare...

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Rise and Shine!

Our Glenwood Family Eye Center staff started this beautiful Friday hosting the Glenwood Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce #RiseandShine! We are grateful to be able to provide a high level of comprehensive eye care in our community and appreciate everyone’s support. Learn more about the comprehensive services available at Glenwood Family Eye Center and don’t miss the Spice Up...