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Daughter's Diagnosis Gives Mom a Life-Changing Mission

January 25, 2018

Daughter’s Diagnosis Gives Mom a Life-Changing Mission

By In the Loop In the Loop

When their daughter was born with congenital heart defects, Megan and Brent Ustby were comforted by families going through the same thing. Now, Megan is using her experiences to help others.

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Tags: cardiothoracic surgery, Congenital Heart Defect, Dr. Jennifer Brumm, Dr. Sameh Said, Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse, Mayo Clinic in Rochester


Two La Crosse Rowers Heading to China With Dragon Boat Team USA

August 31, 2017

Two La Crosse Rowers Heading to China With Dragon Boat Team USA

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Co-workers Lori Freit-Hammes and Sue Karpinski haven’t always been rowing enthusiasts. But since taking up dragon boat racing, the two haven’t looked back. Both will participate in the sport’s world championships in September.

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Tags: Big Blue Dragon Boat Festival, Lori Freit-Hammes, Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse, Sue Karpinski


Mother's Career Move Inspires Daughter to Pursue Nursing

June 6, 2017

Mother’s Career Move Inspires Daughter to Pursue Nursing

By In the Loop In the Loop

As a young girl, Taylar Olson watched her mother go through nursing school while raising five kids. Taylar soon found herself following in her mother’s footsteps. 

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Tags: Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse, Nursing, Patricia Olson, Taylar Olson


New 'Worm Mobile' Helping Mayo Clinic Improve Its Food Waste Management

April 27, 2017

New ‘Worm Mobile’ Helping Mayo Clinic Improve Its Food Waste Management

By In the Loop In the Loop

The Vermicomposting Center at Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse got a big boost recently when Honda Motorwerks donated a Worm Mobile to use for its composting program. 

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Tags: Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse, Vermicomposting


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