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Local first year medical student received white coat


Mon, Sep 1st, 2014
Posted in Preston Features

In an emotional event marking the beginning of her medical career, Morgan Mensink from Preston, Minn. received her white coat marking the entrance to medical school. In total, 60 first year medical students, in a rite of passage for students entering medical school received their white coats on Saturday, August, 23, 2014, at the University of Minnesota Medical School-Duluth Campus. The ceremony signified the responsibilities and obligations of the physicians who wear the white coat and the importance of embracing compassion and character along with knowledge of science and medicine.

The event included speakers, a Native Drum Ceremony and capped off with the students receiving their White Coats and stethoscopes. Students recited the Oath for Medical Students, a form of the Hippocratic Oath dedicating themselves to the practice of medicine and the humanistic care of patients. Families of the students, local-area physicians and alumni attended the event.

About the University of

Minnesota Medical School, Duluth Campus

The mission of the University of Minnesota Medical School–Duluth is to educate students who will practice family medicine and other primary-care specialties in rural Minnesota and American Indian communities; to provide high-quality academic and clinical education programs for professional, graduate and undergraduate students, and to create distinguished research programs in health sciences. Located on the campus of UMD, the University of Minnesota Medical School–Duluth is a branch campus of the University of Minnesota Medical School, based in the Twin Cities.

State Fair summary

Mon, Sep 1st, 2014
Posted in All Features

By Megan Hopp The 4-H livestock week at the Minnesota State Fair started on Thursday August 21st and ended the 24th! Thursday was the day that the 2014 Minnestota State Fair opened up for the public! All of the animals and 4-Hers arrived on Wedne ..... 
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Motor in to Preston Service Plus

Mon, Sep 1st, 2014
Posted in Preston Features

Craig Bond and Justin Jones, new owners of Preston Service Plus, located in Preston, Minn., are getting settled into owning and running their business since taking over July 14, 2014. Both men were employees of Preston Service Plus under previou ..... 
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New facility for Preston industry BCM

Mon, Sep 1st, 2014
Posted in Preston Features

As you drive into Preston from the north on Highway 52, you have probably noticed a site being graded at the new North Industrial Park. Soon an 11,500 square foot facility will be erected for the new home of Bluff Country Manufacturing, Inc. (BCM). ..... 
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Working like a dog (or cat)

Mon, Aug 25th, 2014
Posted in All Features

While most of us go to work each day and make the best of it there are several businesses in the area which get a little help from some furry friends. Just as having pets to come home to is comforting and meaningful the same can be said for having ..... 
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Milwaukee Road Caboose No. 02095 dedicated to Preston exhibit

By Mitchell Walbridge

Mon, Aug 25th, 2014
Posted in Preston Features

Members of the Preston Historical Society, Bob Storozuk who is the President of the Milwaukee Road Historical Society, Representative Greg Davids and the public gathered at the site of the historic Milwaukee Elevator on August 16 to welcome the addi ..... 
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A lifelong investment in Lanesboro

Mon, Aug 25th, 2014
Posted in Lanesboro Features

By Michael Hayner Lanesboro, Minn. is known for many things. Lanesboro has an abundance of clear trout streams, bike paths, beautiful bluffs, and more countryside to explore than many other places.These attractions bring tourists from around the na ..... 
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Canton was right on with Day Off

Mon, Aug 25th, 2014
Posted in Canton Features

The city of Canton, Minn. celebrated its 135th Day Off celebration with hundreds of residents and visitors enjoying three days of summertime fun August 15 - 17, 2014. A softball tournament got the weekend started Friday and continued through Sunda ..... 
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Ag Days fields fun for all

Mon, Aug 25th, 2014
Posted in Spring Valley Features

The annual Ag Days celebration took place August 12-17, 2014 in Spring Valley, Minn. with activities taking place from Tuesday through Sunday all around town. Spring Valley Senior Living’s Cutest Pet Contest got the ball rolling on Tuesday and t ..... 
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