FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Dakotas-based Sanford Health is planning a $1.8 million clinic in Bagley this year.

The new clinic will replace one attached to the Sanford Bagley Medical Center, nearly tripling available clinic space. The Bemidji Pioneer reports that it will be built by a local economic development agency, and leased and maintained by Sanford.

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Sanford Health bought Bagley-based Clearwater Health Services a year ago.

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Sanford is based in Fargo, N.D., and Sioux Falls, S.D. It bills itself as the largest not-for-profit rural health care provider in the country, with locations in 126 communities in eight states.

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