Doing Good

Cuyuna Regional Medical Center

Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby is named one of the best hospitals in the United States by Newsweek magazine in its annual “World’s Best Hospitals” ranking released in March. (Crosby MN) – March 8th, 2022 — Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby is named one of the best hospitals in the United States by Newsweek magazine in its annual “World’s Best Hospitals” ranking released in March.   CRMC is one

Community Collaborative Rain Hail and Snow Network

(Minnesota) — The State Climatology Office is looking for volunteer rainfall monitors for the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS). The network includes more than 20,000 volunteers nationwide who measure precipitation in their backyards using a standard 4 inch diameter rain gauge and submit reports online. Climatologist Pete Boulay said the data from backyard rain gauges are helpful and important in many ways. “These volunteers help to verify

Lake Region Healthcare Recognized as a Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital

(Fergus Falls, MN) – Lake Region Healthcare (LRH) announced today it has been named a 2022 Top 100 Rural & Community Hospital by The Chartis Center for Rural Health. This annual recognition program honors outstanding performance among the nation’s rural hospitals based on the results of the Chartis Rural Hospital Performance INDEX™. Each year, the rural hospitals are analyzed through the lens of the Hospital Strength INDEX, the industry’s most comprehensive and

Man Falls Through Ice - Saved

(Inver Grove Heights, MN)   February 14, 2022 — Inver Grove Heights Fire performed an ice rescue on the Mississippi Monday afternoon.   According to IGH FD, a man appeared to be cross-country skiing with his dog when he fell through the ice. By luck, someone heard him yelling. A firefighter went onto the river with a special ice rescue suit to help get him climb out.  Other firefighters then pulled the

Patriot Awards

ALEXANDRIA, MN. (November 3, 2021) – Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) is a Department of Defense program that develops and promotes supportive work environments for service members in the National Guard and Reserve. An employee serving in the National Guard or Reserve, or the spouse of a Guard or Reserve member, may nominate individual supervisors for support provided directly to the nominating Service member and his or