Category: GRHS News

Dancers Bring Comfort for Pediatric Patients
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Dancers Bring Comfort for Pediatric Patients

Staff at Glacial Ridge Health System accepted the generous stuffed animal donation from Dancin’ Off Broadway. Dancers in the winter show donated stuffed animals for the local hospitals. Pediatric patients at Glacial Ridge Hospital, ER, and OR can receive a stuffed animal to help them feel a little extra touch of comfort. From left Tara Giese,...

Heartburn? Acid Reflux? Dr. Colsen Can Help
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Heartburn? Acid Reflux? Dr. Colsen Can Help

By Elizabeth Colsen, M.D., General Surgery Living with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) can be difficult for many people. When tempted to over-indulge, remember to maintain a reasonable amount of self-restraint, eat slowly and not too close to bedtime, and steer clear of your trigger foods. Limit alcohol consumption to one or two drinks because alcohol...

Worry-free Living Packed with Perks
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Worry-free Living Packed with Perks

By Jim Palmer, Senior Perspective, November 2018 The weather is turning colder every day and more shoveling is on the way for homeowners. But there is another option. At Ridgewood Villa in Glenwood, all the shoveling is taken care of, along with just about everything else. Plus, the Villa has a long list of perks...

No One Fights Alone
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No One Fights Alone

It takes only one person with a plan to start the momentum. Kate Jacobsen (left) wanted to do something special for people in our community who are battling cancer. Kate’s idea was to put together some comfort kits for patients undergoing chemotherapy at Glacial Ridge Hospital. She reached out to her Facebook friends to help...

Hospital Auxiliary’s Harvest Ball Raises $20,000
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Hospital Auxiliary’s Harvest Ball Raises $20,000

The Auxiliary of Glacial Ridge Hospital hosted another successful Harvest Ball fundraiser which allowed them to complete their $50,000 pledge from three years ago. Hospital Auxiliary Treasurer Vonnie Anderson presented a check for $10,000 to hospital nurses Ashley Bacon, Tara Giese, and Hayley Hoiland. The $50,000 pledge was to purchase 22 new vital sign machines for...

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...