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Mike Drooger

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January 01, 2020

It was a beautiful fall day.  I love fall.  Usually the humidity of summer has left.  The evenings and mornings are cool while the daytime hours are just the right temperature.  September 22 was of those ideal autumn days. To make matters even better, I had the day off.  And—to make matters doubly better—Luke had a baseball game.  A beautiful…

Mark Kreun

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January 01, 2020

On Friday, July 29 I was airlifted from Sioux Center to Avera McKennon in Sioux Falls. At the time the diagnosis was uncertain but was later determined to be an acute case of West Nile Virus. I was in McKennon until August 16. Because of the encephalitis from West Nile, my cognitive ability and balance were impacted. While in the…

Misti Fykstra

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January 01, 2020

Several years ago I had a routine physical done at the Hull Medical Clinic where my doctor found a lump on my breast. I was scheduled at that time to have a diagnostic mammogram done. It was then confirmed that I did indeed have a lump on my breast and was recommended by my doctor to have that lump surgically…

David Van Beek

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January 01, 2020

I had been fortunate to never have suffered a serious injury from playing soccer until my senior year of college. On October 1, 2015, in one of the final games of the season, I was slide tackled from the side and my left leg got caught between the other player’s legs. As we both fell to the ground I felt a slight popping and tearing…