News and Announcements

Two New Members Elected to Prairie Lakes Board of Directors

Monday, July 24, 2023
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The Prairie Lakes Healthcare System Board of Directors has elected Don Roby and Doug Sharp to serve as members of the board. They will each serve a 3-year term and will bring diverse leadership experiences to the Board of Directors. Don Roby is a 1980 graduate of Watertown High School…

Prairie Lakes Adds Physician Assistant to Urology Clinic Staff

Friday, July 21, 2023
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System welcomes licensed and board-certified Physician Assistant, Joseph Bretschneider, PA-C, to the Urology Clinic staff. He joins Dr. Henri Lanctin, Dr. Keegan Maxwell and Abby Wookey, PA-C in the expert care of patients with conditions related to the urinary tract and male reproductive system. Bretschneider received his…

Prairie Lakes Sends Off Another Kidney Dialysis Patient in Celebration

Friday, July 21, 2023
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System patient, Wade Jorgenson finished his last dialysis appointment this morning after nearly four years of dialysis treatment. Prairie Lakes staff from various departments lined the lobby to celebrate Wade and his family as they prepare for live donor kidney transplant surgery.  Wade, along with his wife…

Become a Volunteer at Prairie Lakes Healthcare System

Friday, July 21, 2023
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The Prairie Lakes Healthcare Foundation along with Home Health & Hospice coordinates a large group of volunteers each year. You see their smiling faces at the Front Desk or in the Gift Shop. They willingly help patients get around the campus and show visitors how to get to the proper…

USD Nursing Mobile SIM Unit Coming to PLHS

Thursday, July 20, 2023
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The University of South Dakota mobile simulation unit will be parked at Prairie Lakes on Monday, July 24 from 3pm-5pm. The unit is open for public tours and we encourage anyone interested in the nursing field to walk through and learn about becoming a nurse. 

Clinical Nutrition Manager, Becky S., Earns 2023 Hero of Everyday Life Award from Sodexo

Friday, July 14, 2023
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Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation announced its 2023 Heroes of Everyday Life®. Five Sodexo employees, including our own Becky S., received a $5,000 grant to continue their work to fight food insecurity within their communities. The Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation awards Sodexo employees who invest time, talent, and resources to fight…

Kidney Dialysis Patient Receives Surprise Send Off from Prairie Lakes

Wednesday, July 12, 2023
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Prairie Lakes patient, Stacey K., alongside her husband, Dan K., walked out of her last kidney dialysis appointment on July 12th before her kidney transplant day that is scheduled for July 13. She was surprised to find Prairie Lakes staff and some of her family and friends lined up in…

Prairie Lakes Welcomes New Radiology Director, Megan Gilbertson

Friday, July 07, 2023
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Prairie Lakes Healthcare System (PLHS) announces Megan Gilbertson as the new Director of Radiology. Her responsibilities include managing radiology services, including, X-Ray, CT Scanning, MRI, Nuclear Medicine, and Ultrasound. Gilbertson comes to Prairie Lakes with 27 years of experience in the Radiology field with over 20 of those years in…

Prairie Lakes to Host Blood Drive on July 24th

Monday, July 03, 2023
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Your Blood Matters. What can be done to make sure your friends, neighbors, and family receive the blood they need? It’s simple – donate blood to the Community Blood Bank. The Blood Mobile will be parked outside of the Prairie Lakes Specialty Clinic from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm. on…

Terry Redlin Canvas Raffle Benefiting Individuals with a Life-Threatening Illness

Thursday, June 22, 2023
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This beautiful Terry Redlin Canvas was donated to the Prairie Lakes Healthcare Foundation in an effort to help raise funds for the Suzanne Jacobson Memorial Fund, benefitting individuals diagnosed with alife-threatening illness, who have financial needs. For your chance to win this canvas, raffle tickets can be purchased for $10…