News for Human Interest

Thursday, May 13, 2021
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has updated its Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings for 2021, including three “5-star” hospitals in the MercyOne circle of care: MercyOne Cedar Falls Medical Center, MercyOne Dubuque Medical Center and Mercy Iowa City – an affiliate of MercyOne. These MercyOne care locations are part of just 455 hospitals across the United States that received a ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest
Friday, May 07, 2021
The 20 highest ranked-critical access hospitals (CAHs) in the country, as determined by the Chartis Center for Rural Health, were recently announced by the National Rural Health Association (NRHA). Those facilities include three hospitals with ties to MercyOne:  Kossuth Regional Health Center in Algona, an affiliate of MercyOne, scored best among CAHs for Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals in ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Community
Tuesday, February 02, 2021
First Central State Bank CEO Brigham Tubbs has announced a promotion.  Laura Howard recently earned a promotion, moving her to Assistant Vice President. She is located at First Central State Bank’s Clinton – North Second Street location.  Howard, who has been with First Central State Bank since 2005, is the Branch Manager at the North Second Street location.  “Laura has been a great ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Human Interest, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, October 07, 2020
Alan “Al” Tubbs is this year’s recipient of the Bruning Award for his leadership and longstanding dedication to providing financial guidance and support to farmers, agricultural businesses and small communities in rural America.  “It’s remarkable to have my past work in the agriculture and financial industries recognized,” said Tubbs. “Agriculture is where I’ve grown up and the largest segment of ...read more
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