WELLNESS: Healthy Snacks for Kids

Milk and cookies, Nacho cheese and chips, or pop and a candy bar. While these may sound like great snacks to children, they are high in calories and don’t offer the nutrition growing kids need. Nutritious snacking can help your child curb hunger throughout the day, as well as provide energy and important nutrients.  Rather […]

Riverwood welcomes new family physician

Riverwood Healthcare Center is pleased to welcome Austin Krohn, M.D., a family physician who will begin seeing patients in Aitkin in September. “We are pleased to welcome Austin to our medical staff and some may remember him from his RPAP medical student experience here five years ago,” says Dr. Mark Heggem, Riverwood chief medical officer. […]

New physician joins local OB/GYN medical staff

Christina Kramer, M.D., a physician and surgeon specializing in obstetric and gynecological care, has joined Riverwood Healthcare Center’s OB/GYN medical team in offering a full range of obstetric and gynecological care including labor and delivery, minimally invasive surgery and wellness exams. She will see patients on Wednesdays in Riverwood’s specialty clinic. “We are pleased to […]

Local nurse receives Wilson scholarship

A selection committee at Riverwood Foundation awarded the first scholarship for the Roger D. Wilson Scholarship Fund.  Rhonda Hamann-Lease, Riverwood clinic triage nurse,  received a $2,000 scholarship for pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Nursing at the College of  St. Scholastica. Pictured from left are Steve Wilson, Rhonda Hamann-Lease and Sandy Wilson. The scholarship fund was created […]