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Dashing Through the Snow: Vintage Sleigh Display Comes to Mayo Clinic

December 13, 2018

Dashing Through the Snow: Vintage Sleigh Display Comes to Mayo Clinic

By In the Loop In the Loop

Years ago a one-horse open sleigh was the preferred method of transportation in winter. A new exhibit features, among other historical tidbits on frontier medicine, a story of a sleigh ride gone awry for Dr. W.W. Mayo.

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Tags: Heritage Days, Matt Dacy, Mayo Clinic Heritage Hall, Mayo Clinic in Rochester


Reunion at Mayowood Offers Glimpse Into Mayo History

December 14, 2017

Reunion at Mayowood Offers Glimpse Into Mayo History

By In the Loop In the Loop

Lyle Lieder’s first visit to Mayowood was in the 1940s, as a guest of Dr. Charlie’s grandsons. His love of cars brought him back to the historic home earlier this year.

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Tags: Heritage Days, Mayowood


October 27, 2016

“Renewal of Life” Mosaic Gets New Life After 10 Years in Hiding

By In the Loop In the Loop

It’s said that every picture tells a story. One that greeted patients walking into Mayo Clinic Hospital, Methodist Campus, back in 1966 was one many patients could relate to. The picture — actually a mosaic titled “Renewal of Life” — depicted the biblical story of Job, a story of suffering, faith and perseverance. The piece, […]

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Tags: Billie Needham, Dave Eide, Dr. Amy Williams, Dr. Gerald Needham, Dr. Ken Ackerman, Heritage Days, Matt Dacy, Mayo Clinic Heritage Hall, Sharon Erdman


September 17, 2015

Mayowood’s Annual Chrysanthemum Show is back — Bigger and Freer Than Ever!

By In the Loop In the Loop

Just three years ago, Mayowood — the home that Dr. Charles and Edith Mayo built in 1911 — seemed to be losing its race against Father Time. “The mansion … had fallen into disrepair,” the Rochester Post-Bulletin reported in 2014. “There was a five-inch slump in part of the foundation that left windows and doors […]

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Tags: Heritage Days, Mayowood


September 15, 2015

Heritage Classic — Fun, Fund Raising and HOPE

By In the Loop In the Loop

At Mayo Clinic, celebrating history might also include racing into the future. Or at least walking or running there. And on Sunday, Sept. 27, Mayo Clinic staff, students, volunteers, retirees and their families will have a chance to do just that as part of the 4th Annual Heritage Classic, a 5K run/walk held in Rochester […]

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Tags: Heritage Days, HOPE Fund


August 7, 2014

Dressing Up Lessons From Our Past

By In the Loop In the Loop

From the outside, things were very 2014. Cars, trucks and SUVs rolled down Second Street. Pedestrians made their way around downtown Rochester smartphones in hand. But on Sunday, Aug. 3, the lobby of the Plummer Building in Rochester was seriously 1937, as a film crew led by Mark Flaherty and Tom Williams shot a scene for […]

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Tags: Dr. Anthony Windebank, Dr. Bruce Fye, Dr. Michael Brennan, Dr. Robert Stanhope, Dr. Victor Trastek, Heritage Days, Matt Dacy, Renee Ziemer, Sisters of St. Francis


June 24, 2014

A grassroots values statement

By In the Loop In the Loop

Tim Walsh and his colleagues at Mayo’s Technology Drive Center in northwest Rochester are badge-carrying members of the Mayo Clinic employee family. But he says it wasn’t easy to tell, given the location and decor of their building. “There’s really nothing ‘Mayo’ inside of our building other than the employees,” he says. Walsh decided to […]

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Tags: Heritage Days, John Murphy, Sister Tierney Trueman, Technology Drive Center, Tim Walsh, Values


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