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Prairie Lakes Names New Director of Human Resources

Friday, January 27, 2023
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System is pleased to announce the new Director of Human Resources (HR), Sarah Bruning. She replaces Alison Gilbertson who was recently appointed to the Vice President of Human Resources at Prairie Lakes.  Bruning holds a master’s degree in Business Administration that she earned from the University of…

PLHS Providers Will be Leading Classes at the 78th Annual Winter Farm Show

Thursday, January 26, 2023
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The 78th Annual Watertown Winter Farm Show is taking place at the Watertown Extension Expo and Fieldhouse Wednesday, February 8th through Saturday, February 11th. Prairie Lakes Healthcare System is excited to once again participate in educational sessions led by our providers. Each session will be held in the Codington County…

Prairie Lakes Dermatology Expands Service Area to Brookings, SD

Monday, January 23, 2023
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System is pleased to announce that Prairie Lakes Dermatology is now providing outreach to Sanford Health Brookings Clinic in Brookings, SD. Prairie Lakes Dermatology specialists see patients at this location twice per month. With a goal of providing exceptional health care services that are close to home…

Ladies Night Out 2023 Registration is Now Open Featured

Friday, January 13, 2023
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Join author Leslie Morgan Steiner and Prairie Lakes Healthcare System in person on Friday, February 24th for our Ladies Night Out event at the Watertown Event Center. We will have providers on-hand for educational break-out sessions covering topics such as Cognition, Acid Reflux, Breast Health, Pelvic Health, and Pain Neuroscience.…

Tickets on Sale for BASH 2023

Friday, January 13, 2023
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare Foundation is excited to announce BASH (Building A Superior Healthcare System) 2023 will be held on Saturday, March 25th at the Watertown Event Center. BASH is an annual gala fundraising event hosted by the Prairie Lakes Healthcare Foundation, with much support from donors and volunteers.  About BASH…

Blood Drive at Prairie Lakes Speciality Clinic on January 16th

Thursday, January 05, 2023
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Provide hope and impact local lives in our community! The Blood Mobile will be parked outside of the Prairie Lakes Specialty Clinic from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm. on Monday, January 16th.  As a blood donor, you are participating in a vital community service to ensure the Community Blood Bank…

Prairie Lakes Welcomes the 1st Baby Born in 2023

Tuesday, January 03, 2023
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Casey and Erica Kneebone of Watertown, SD welcomed their new baby boy at 5:23pm on January 2, 2023. Clyde Russell Kneebone is 18.5” inches long and 5 pounds 15.4 ounces. He is the first baby born at Prairie Lakes Healthcare System in 2023. Proud older siblings include Calvin Kneebone, Natalee Blauer,…

Prairie Lakes Welcomed 13 New Providers and Therapists in 2022

Thursday, December 29, 2022
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As 2022 comes to an end and we ring in a new year, we reflect on the past year and are pleased to have welcomed 4 new physicians, 5 new advanced practice providers, and 4 new therapists to Prairie Lakes Healthcare System in the last 12 months. This demonstrates our…

Pediatric Patients Received a Surprise from Toys for Tots!

Friday, December 23, 2022
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Randy Winge, along with a couple of friends from Watertown Toys for Tots, stopped by PLHS to deliver toys for children that are hospitalized during the holidays.  Randy, Ben Pahl, and Kirk Schamens are all in the local Marine Corp League that spends most of the year working to gather…

New Director of Dialysis Named

Friday, December 16, 2022
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System named Jan Hansen as the new Director of Dialysis for the Watertown, Sisseton, and Ortonville Kidney Dialysis Units. Hansen oversees the staff and dialysis services provided by Prairie Lakes. Dialysis is a treatment, often required multiple times per week, that removes waste products and excess fluid…
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