Jon Berg

Meet Jon

Jon Berg is a senior media relations specialist for Sanford Health in Bismarck, North Dakota. He grew up in Sioux Falls, South Dakota and graduated from South Dakota State University with a degree in broadcast journalism. Jon spent seven years working in television news in both Sioux Falls and Bismarck, before joining Sanford Health in 2014. Jon is married to his wife, Abbi, and has two boys, Connor and Eli. In his spare time he enjoys being outside and spending time with his family.

Latest Posts


Dean Chumley smiles and holds an electronic thermometer at the visitor screening station at Sanford Children's

Athletic trainers, coaches help screen clinic visitors

Need for assistants has POWER staff trading in weights for thermometers
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Older man in glasses and plaid shirt sits in chair and smiles.

Patient breathes ‘100 percent better’ after TAVR procedure

Minimally invasive procedure offers an alternative to open-heart surgery
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heart attacks in women: standing in park yoga instructor

Yoga instructor’s scare an example of heart attack in women

'I’m like, there’s no freaking way I’m having a heart attack.'
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Healthy 20-year-old suffers stroke due to a common condition

Doctors discovered a patent foramen ovale — and closed the hole in her heart
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A rendering of Sanford Bismarck Heart Hospital from a bird's-eye-view of downtown Bismarck.

Bismarck heart hospital: Sanford announces new facility

Health system continues to invest in Bismarck region
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Weston Dressler

Weston Dressler joins Sanford Health team

Former CFL and UND football player is senior community relations specialist
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Great American Bike Race in Bismarck

Great American Bike Race helps local children

Stationary bike races add Fargo site to raise money for help with expenses
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A dog licking a woman

Woman’s recovery from stroke called ‘miracle’

A North Dakota woman experienced some surprise effects of stroke.
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A young man sits on a cough between his parents. Family photos and a sign that says "Olson" are displayed on the wall behind them.

Sanford AirMed: A crucial health service in rural Midwest

“He wouldn’t be here if it wasn’t for the air ambulance."
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Sanford Medical Center - Bismarck

Sanford Health Birth Center and NICU expanding in Bismarck

Labor rooms will have updated amenities, and NICU will have private rooms
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infection prevention: Two nurses working in hospital setting

Specialty nurses work behind scenes to keep everyone safe

Infection prevention specialist Julie Jacobson looks everywhere, all the time
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Jackie Mrachek helping Eli balance on a beam

Pediatric physical therapy in the classroom

Sanford Health helps children with mobility or developmental delays learn skills needed in the classroom.
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Michael LeBeau

Sanford Health names new Bismarck region president

Longtime leader Dr. Craig Lambrecht moving to Montana
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Raw of dumbbell in sport club at the morning

Sanford POWER to hold USA Weightlifting combine

Free event is open to all athletes interested in the sport of weightlifting.
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Old Dominion with children at the Sanford Castle

Country music stars bring Santa Claus to children’s hospital

“They’re going through such a rough time and just to make a child smile is what Santa is all about."
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