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An Unexpected Stop in Lake City Provides Comfort and a Smooth Transition Home

An Unexpected Stop in Lake City Provides Comfort and a Smooth Transition Home

Gail and Bob Boehmer recall driving through Lake City, Minnesota, many times on their way to northern Wisconsin, where they first met. Neither of them ever imagined the town on Lake Pepin would become a home away from home. The Waterloo, Iowa, couple recently spent six weeks in Lake City. [...]

Created by Hoyt Finnamore

Not Ready to Slow Down

Not Ready to Slow Down

A second opinion at Mayo Clinic helped Harold Magy return to the active schedule he loves For years, Harold Magy was familiar with the inner workings of Mayo Clinic. As a mechanical engineer for more than two decades with a company that frequently worked with Mayo, he knew the ins [...]

Created by Hoyt Finnamore

Near-death experience brings second chance, new calling

Near-death experience brings second chance, new calling

On May 14, 2011, Nancy Capelle, a wife and mother of two young daughters, clinically died at the age of 40. She suffered spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD), a condition that blocks blood flow to the heart causing a heart attack, abnormalities in heart rhythm and sudden death. But thanks to the quick actions [...]

Created by Hoyt Finnamore