Mick Garry

Meet Mick

Mick Garry is a marketing content writer for Sanford Health. He has 30 years of experience working as a sportswriter in Minnesota and South Dakota with more than 28 of those years working at the Sioux Falls Argus Leader. He serves on the board of the Howard Wood Dakota Relays and the South Dakota Sports Hall of Fame. You can follow him at @mickgarry or reach him at (605) 312-4337 / Michael.garry@sanfordhealth.org.

Latest Posts


Max Merry riding bicycle

Two new knees lead to one new life

Max Merry enjoys an active lifestyle with help from a pair of knee replacements
Mick Garry Mick Garry 9 min read
Julia Kabance sits under a banner reading "Happy 109th birthday Julia Kabance." She celebrated her 109th birthday at her home at Good Samaritan - Valley Vista in Kansas.

Veteran turns 109 at Good Samaritan Society

Julia Kabance on her longevity: Good food, good rest and stay close to God
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sioux falls marathon runners

Sioux Falls Marathon unites and embraces community

Sept. 8 event is a showpiece for the city and has something for everyone
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Dr. Christine Arnold is a pediatrician who has invented a bug bite cream, takes an interest in studying home remedies.

Sanford doctor prescribes her own bug bite cream

Christine Arnold's bug cream helps kids cope with discomfort and avoid infection
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Sanford Emergency sign above entrance to medical center

Gun violence drawing attention as a public health crisis

Health care providers support more research, offer prevention tips to families
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Sanford International will feature Bernhard Langer

Steve Stricker reflects on winning 2018 tournament on Media Day for 2019 event
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Keeping Gunner Olesen healthy has been a cooperative effort involving his parents and a medical team that includes a medical staff at Sanford Health in Chamberlain, S.D., and in Sioux Falls.

Children’s specialty care: A team approach

Gunner Olesen greets his challenges and his providers with a bright disposition.
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Mark Parkinson, a former governor of Kansas with extensive experience in the nursing home sector, addressed the crowd at the Good Samaritan Society's Annual Operations Conference at the Sioux Falls Convention Center.

Nursing home leader: Innovators needed

Merge mission with metrics, says Good Samaritan Society conference speaker
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Keira Boetel leaps into the air during a balance beam routine.

Gymnast learns lessons working back from serious knee injury

Sanford PT helped athlete recover, then inspired her to study PT
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Matt Mooney shoots a basket at the Sanford Pentagon Heritage Court

Final Four star Mooney returns for workouts at Pentagon

Fresh off an NCAA tournament run, Matt Mooney is prepping for NBA tryouts
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Julia Kabance, 108 years old.

108-year-old WWII vet remains committed to a life of service

Julia Kabance is a healthy Native American vet from Kansas with a lot to say
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Brendan Cook with a cast on his leg after an Achilles rupture.

Achilles rupture: Evolving treatment with Sanford Health

Brendan Cook's recovery from a ruptured Achilles was shortened considerably by an alternative procedure.
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Kelby Krabbenhoft stands at a podium at Sanford Veterans Club.

Sanford Health celebrates Pro Patria Award

Honor recognizes health system's support of employees who serve in the military
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Pilar de la Puente

Meet the cancer researcher who’s reducing animal testing

Pilar de la Puente's work has far-reaching uses in the fight against cancer.
Mick Garry Mick Garry 12 min read
Female Patient And Doctor Have Consultation In Hospital Room

Postpartum mental health: Caring for moms in-house

Clinical psychologist Lea Berentson's own adversity has fueled her work.
Mick Garry Mick Garry 11 min read