Category: GRHS News

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...

Two healthcare staff and two teenagers holding pillows in a waiting area.

BBE National Honor Society Provides an Extra Dose of Comfort

Pediatric patients will get an extra dose of comfort at Glacial Ridge Hospital thanks to members of the Brooten-Belgrade-Elrosa (BBE) National Honor Society. To help children feel special and more comfortable, the group made and donated more than 60 pillows for pediatric patients in the emergency room, hospital, or when undergoing surgery. A note from...

A woman in a patient exam room. Text says Jessica Ultrasound Tech.

When Can Work Not Feel Like Work?

Our employees say it best – and we’re seeking excellent people to join us. “Heartfelt care” isn’t just our tagline. You can feel it, see it, and live it every day – as a patient, visitor, and EMPLOYEE! It’s a great place to work and receive health care. Our positions are open until filled by the...

Hospital room with seated male healthcare staff and older woman patient in wheelchair.

$22 Million Hospital Expansion Complete

Patients and staff moved into the newly expanded, state-of-the-art hospital facility at Glacial Ridge Health System (GRHS) in Glenwood on December 12, 2017. The new facility is the result of a long-term planning process that started with a vision six years ago because the hospital did not have enough patient rooms. In the past 10...

Exterior entrance of building and sign that reads Glacial Ridge Health System Hospital & Medical Center.

Future Plans Underway at GRHS

Immediate Future: Remodel Old Hospital Patient Rooms In the next month, GRHS will begin remodeling the old patient rooms for new purposes. The remodeling is expected to take about seven months to complete. Over half of the area will be renovated to provide new and larger space for cardiology outreach, cardiac rehab, sleep studies, pulmonary rehab, colonoscopy,...