FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Dakotas-based Sanford Health has broken ground on a $60 million medical center in the Minnesota city of Thief River Falls.
The 137,000-square-foot facility will centralize care for patients, with clinic and hospital services on one campus. It will include a 25-bed hospital with emergency rooms. Construction is expected to be finished by fall 2014.READ MORE: Tips For Buying A Home In A Historically Tough Market
Sanford has been in Thief River Falls for five years and employs more than 540 people there, including 31 doctors.READ MORE: What's The Risk Of Getting COVID On A Plane?
Sanford is based in Fargo, N.D., and Sioux Falls, S.D. It has a presence in more than 100 communities in seven states.MORE NEWS: DNR: Early 'Fish Kill' On Minnesota Lakes Isn't Cause For Alarm
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