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Sanford worker in stocking cap, coat and Sanford International face mask stands outside a pavilion at the golf course.

Sanford International volunteers are backbone of tournament

Flexibility and can-do attitude of volunteers make PGA Champions Tour stop run
Simon Floss Simon Floss 5 min read

Make-A-Wish, Great Shots tee up a teen’s golf dream

Heart condition put Keisha Merrill on Wish Kid list for shopping & golfing spree
Simon Floss Simon Floss 8 min read
Closeup of a hand holding a river rock painted blue with "Donate Life" logo and a rainbow. A playground is in the background.

Mother uses rocks to tell late son’s story of organ donation

Cameron Bolton's memory lives on. So do his heart, liver, kidneys & corneas
Mick Garry Mick Garry 9 min read
Darren Walker near an office window with a rural view

HR leader: Diversity, inclusion builds on important work

"It's up to each one of us to step up and do something about it"
Courtney Collen Courtney Collen 7 min read
The bloodmobile sits in a parking lot. Blood donations are needed during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Blood donations needed during COVID-19 pandemic

As venues closed to the public, bloodmobile lost some of its scheduled drives
Simon Floss Simon Floss 4 min read
People dressed in red walk down the sidewalk in the 2017 Fargo Heart Walk

Heart walks: Supporting communities in a new, virtual way

Amid pandemic, walkers will log miles on their own or in teams
Simon Floss Simon Floss 6 min read
Doug Barthel smiles in garden outside his office

Health Care Heroes: Doug Barthel, Community Relations

Retired Sioux Falls police chief exudes pride for his community
Courtney Collen Courtney Collen 5 min read

Sanford hosts ‘Thank You Drive Through’ ice cream socials

As a gesture of thanks during the pandemic, Sanford gives out free ice cream
Simon Floss Simon Floss 4 min read
An occupational therapist works out with a senior woman who is lifting hand weights on an outdoor patio.

Silver Linings Day recognizes senior care in North Dakota

Day celebrates long-term caregivers as bright spots in challenging times
Mick Garry Mick Garry 5 min read
John Deere tractors parked outside a nursing home show off face mask and PPE donations

John Deere donation supports workers on the front lines

Company donates 10K face shields to Good Samaritan Society locations in Iowa
Ellen Koester Ellen Koester 5 min read