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


Dave Rowe sitting at a table facing Dale Drew on the opposite end

Vietnam DJ serves up music and memories at Sanford Vets Club

Dave Rowe, now a hospital volunteer, relives radio show with fellow veterans
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A golfer, Randall Brouwer, tees off at Great Shots on a winter day.

Golfers get year-round opportunity to improve at Great Shots

'The offseason is a time when you can really get some work done'
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Sanford Health's Dr. Bruce Piatt has worked with the North Dakota State football program for 23 years and will be on the sidelines with the Bison for their eighth national championship game this week in Frisco, Texas.

NDSU, Sanford Health share strong connections in title run

Sanford doctors have worked with Bison during string of national football titles
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A woman lies on her stomach during a cupping procedure.

Cupping and dry needling in physical therapy help with pain

'I could feel the improvement right away' as cupping helped lower back pain
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inherited condition with Sanford Chip: Kristi Curl Mandsager sits in her dining room talking to an interviewer

DNA test helps 3 generations of women solve health puzzle

A childhood full of doctor visits makes more sense after Sanford Chip results
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A man stands in profile with a bow and arrow -- one hand on the bow and his mouth on the arrow. Sanford Health offers adaptive sports like archery to veterans and others in the community with physical disabilities.

Adaptive sports program provides fitness, fellowship

Archery, kayaking, sled hockey allow veterans of all abilities to participate
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Family thanks football coaches, Sanford EMTs for saving life

Triston Sauerbrei's rescue and recovery inspire a community
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Great Shots attendees hanging out in front of the range

Great Shots impresses those getting their first look

Sneak a peek inside this year-round golf and entertainment facility
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Tracy Kaeslin smiles while talking to an off-camera interviewer

Sanford nursing leader draws on 20 years in Air Force

Tracy Kaeslin's supervised doctors, techs — and transformed a chapel into an ICU
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Jeff Pratt smiles and sits at a conference table with a garden view behind him.

‘Military members put the task at hand first’

Jeff Pratt combines life as an Army Reservist with a career at Sanford Health
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A young nurse smiles at a classmate while a row of other nurses looks on. They are sitting in an auditorium-style classroom as part of the Sanford Nurse Residency Program.

Sanford Health adds nurse residency program

New 12-month program helps health system keep new nurses
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Coach Richard Pitino coaching in the Sanford Pentagon

Coaches vs. Cancer is a cause for Oklahoma-Minnesota game

Both teams play on Saturday at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls
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Badgers basketball coach Greg Gard kneels during a game in front of players on the bench.

Wisconsin basketball looks ahead with tragedy still fresh

Badger men's basketball team coming to the Pentagon as they begin the season
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Two trainers kneel next to a seated SDSU football player on the field with a referee in the background.

Sanford Health doctors ready for ESPN’s GameDay

Friendly rivalry on display as both SDSU and NDSU have Sanford team physicians
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Kathleen Rowland Hong puts strawberries on a visitor's tray while volunteering at The Banquet.

Sanford Health staff serves a breakfast Banquet

Sanford marketing department volunteers at meal ministry's early shift
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