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St. Joseph's Area Health Services President/CEO Ben Koppelman chats with Sen. Amy Klobuchar during a tour Wednesday afternoon of the recent renovation project. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)

Klobuchar visits Park Rapids to discuss rural health care

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Sen. Amy Klobuchar visited Park Rapids Wednesday to tour the newly renovated hospital and clinic and discuss rural health care needs.


During a tour of St. Joseph's Area Health Services and Innovis Health clinic, she spoke with officials, doctors, nurses and other staff about rural health care.

"Rural health care is actually more cost-effective than a lot of other operations," Klobuchar said.

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