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Lakewood Health System Foundation to Give Away Free Helmets In the News

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Foundation to Give Away Free Helmets

The Lakewood Health System Foundation will be distributing free bicycle helmets at its clinics to area children as part of its an annual “Helmets Worth Wearing” program. All area children are welcome to attend any one of the scheduled clinics …
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Lakewood Health System Exploring Possibilities Patient Stories

Patient Stories

Exploring Possibilities

After hearing about a midwife experience from her cousin, Caitlin Moore and her husband, Nathan, choose Lakewood and certified nurse midwife, Jessica Wilmes, to guide them through their own pregnancy journey. “We were visiting family in New Jersey where I’m …
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Lakewood Health System FunRaiser for Senior Services In the News

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FunRaiser for Senior Services

Join us! Lakewood Health System Senior Services is having a fundraiser on Friday, May 17th from 3-7 p.m. to raise money for various senior services projects. There will be games, fun runs (5k, 1k and a walk), food for purchase, …
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Lakewood Health System ENT Specialists to See Patients at Lakewood In the News

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ENT Specialists to See Patients at Lakewood

Dr. Amy Dearking, Otolaryngologist at St. Cloud Ear, Nose and Throat, will start seeing patients at Lakewood’s Pillager clinic on May 9th. As a visiting specialist at Lakewood, Dr. Dearking will see patients in the Pillager clinic and do operations …
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Lakewood Health System British Roots, American Knees Patient Stories

Patient Stories

British Roots, American Knees

  In my early 20s, a U.S. Marine swept me off my feet, proposed, and convinced me to move 3,998 miles from where I lived near Buckingham Palace, England to settle in the little community of Staples, MN. That was …
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Lakewood Health System Lakewood Welcomes Carrie Kneisl as new Midwife Meet the Staff

Meet the Staff

Lakewood Welcomes Carrie Kneisl as new Midwife

Carrie Kneisl, Certified Nurse Practitioner (CNP) and Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) is the newest member of Lakewood Health System’s Women’s Health team.  Originally from Bertha, MN, Kneisl received her registered nursing degree from Minnesota State University Moorhead. She completed her …
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Lakewood Health System New Year’s Baby Born at Lakewood Health System In the News

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New Year’s Baby Born at Lakewood Health System

 Twenty-nineteen brings the celebration of birth for Taylor Schmitz and Sam Waln of Wadena, who welcomed their new baby boy, Kassen Paul, into the world on January 1st. Kassen was born at 2:49 a.m. and weighed 10 pounds, 2 ounces …
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Lakewood Health System The Incredible Shrinking Woman Patient Stories

Patient Stories

The Incredible Shrinking Woman

The Incredible Shrinking Woman How bariatric surgery at Lakewood Health improved one woman’s life.  Heidi Windschitl got a new photo ID. It wasn’t because her driver’s license expired, or that she accidentally put it through the washer and dryer. No, …
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