Family medicine runs in the family

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by Mollie Rushmeyer news@thenewsleaders.com Moving from the wide-open wilderness of Alaska to the relatively tame forests and plains of the Midwest may sound a little subdued to some, but Katrina and Sean Wherry, family medicine physicians, are eager to make Central Minnesota their long-term home. The married couple, set to join the medical team at CentraCare Clinic in St. Joseph on Monday,

Fundraiser a living legacy for family of deceased son

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by Mollie Rushmeyer news@thenewsleaders.com The sixth annual Tanner’s Team Foundation 5K Walk/Run on June 25 is not only a fundraiser for families in central Minnesota with children experiencing life-threatening illnesses but a living legacy of a local child who lost his life to Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS) in 2010. Tanner Fuls, son of Cindy and John Huls of Sauk Rapids, was an active,

Weather sirens sound without National Weather Service advisory

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by Mollie Rushmeyer news@thenewsleaders.com Hearing weather sirens can be a disconcerting sound, especially when it comes without warning. A fast-moving storm blew its way through the St. Martin and St. Joseph area at about 6 p.m. June 3, but no National Weather Service advisory was given when the sirens sounded to warn people to seek shelter after reports of tornado-like conditions and funnel clouds near Spring

Minnesota Counties Fair a hit with students

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by Mollie Rushmeyer news@thenewsleaders.com The first Minnesota Counties Fair at All Saints Academy’s St. Joseph campus created a sense of Minnesota pride and encouraged the sixth-graders to delve into the history and culture of 17 Minnesota counties on May 17 and 18. Students from Susan Huls’ sixth-grade class chose a county to represent last spring. They then researched the county’s