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We teamed up with Black Hills Surgical Hospital and Rapid City Medical Center, LLP to bring you the 2016 Nurses of Excellence!


Health: It’s A Family Affair Standard

Consider updating your goals and plans, with the objective to revitalize your approach to health and wellness. Together as a family make a plan, commit to it and map your progress. Kids like seeing things in a visual format so create a poster that will serve to clearly state the family’s new goals. COMMUNICATION. Encouragement and praise, along with discipline and structure, started at a young age, will serve to guide your children now and even throughout adulthood. Clearly communicate with children on an age appropriate level to help them learn best. Ask open-ended questions (to get more than a… Read More >>

Meet the Joyces! Standard

Nick and JC Joyce both attended the University of Nebraska and both worked at the Scheels All Sports store in Lincoln, but it wasn’t until they met on a friend’s boat in August of 2002 that their relationship really began to develop. “I wanted to learn to wakeboard,” JC says with a laugh.  They started dating in 2002 and two years later, they bought a Shiba Inu they named Mattie, after Matrimony. Two days later, they were married. The Joyce’s moved to the Black Hills in June of 2008 with Mattie and a yellow lab named Peyton, for JC’s work… Read More >>