What's New

Published: Friday, April 1, 2011

Written by: Diane Colbeck

The entire staff at MHLC needs to be the recipient of the Heart to Heart Award.  Without everyone doing their job, the care received by the patient would be inadequate.   With everyone at MHLC believing in the MHLC motto "We treat you like family", therefore the care the pateint receives is above and beyond expectation.   The professionalism of the entire staff is to be commended.  Thank you for your excellent care given to our father at the age of 101.


Published: Friday, April 1, 2011

Dorothy Isely recently completed her 34th year of service to Memorial Hospital of Lafayette County.   In honor of her years of dedication and endless commitment to caring for our Community at the hospital she was given an embroidered throw.  She had hoped to just fade into retirement but was surprised with a congratulatory cake.  We wish Dorothy well and hope she has a happy, healthy retirement. 


Published: Tuesday, March 1, 2011

"Families First...New Beginnings" held their annual Birthday Party celebration in honor of those babies born at the MHLC in 2010.  On Feb.


Published: Tuesday, March 1, 2011

The MHF held its Annual Scholarship Fundraiser at Bridges on Saturday, Feb 26th.  The evening started with a social hour and hors' dourves in conjunction with a silent auction.  A short program and recognition of the five 2010 recipients of $1000 each followed.  A live auction was then hosted by Auctioneers: Tim McGettigan & Homer Evenstad.  Music for the evening was provided by Transition.  A good time was had by all.  The money raised will be used towards Healthcare Scholarships for Lafayette County students.  The Memorial Healthcare Foundatio


Published: Tuesday, February 1, 2011

MHLC is happy to welcome 7 nursing students from Southwest Technical College in Fennimore.  They started their clinical rotation at the hospital on Jan 18th and will be with us for five weeks.   The students along with their instructor Karla Blackbourn are here on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  The students will be working the med surg floor, OB, emergency room department and also in the surgery department.  Be sure to say hi and make them feel welcome at our facility.


Published: Tuesday, February 1, 2011

A great time was had by all the ladies that attended the Mamma Mia bus trip on Sunday evening Jan 30th at the Overture Center in Madison.  The bus left Darlington at 2:30 allowing time for the ladies to shop and eat prior to the show at 6:30 pm.  MHF was very grateful for the excellent attendance having sold all the tickets they had to support their scholarship fund.


Published: Thursday, January 6, 2011

Memorial Hospital of Lafayette County welcomes Audiologist Dr. Emily Patterson.   She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Audiology and Speech Sciences from Michigan State University.   She received her Doctorate of Audiology from Purdue University and completed her clinical fellowship from the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, Indiana.  Dr. Patterson is a member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association and a fellow of the American Academy of Audiology.  


Published: Thursday, November 4, 2010

The Memorial Hospital Auxiliary presented “Band-Aid2!” on Friday December 3rd, despite the first wintery snow storm of the year at Bridges Banquet Center, Darlington. 


Published: Thursday, November 4, 2010

The Memorial Hospital Auxiliary presented its 9th Holiday Tour of Homes on Saturday December 4th from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. despite the wintery weather.  Six local Darlington homeowners opened their beautifully decorated homes for approximately 200 guests to tour all benefiting Memorial Hospital of Lafayette County. 


Published: Thursday, October 21, 2010

The Memorial Healthcare Foundation is planning a trip to Madison's Overture Center for the Broadway musical Mamma Mia!  This smash-hit musical combines ABBA's greatest hits with an enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship.  This fundraiser will include round trip bus fare and upper orchestra seating (great seats!) for the Sunday evening performance, January 30th, 2011.  Tickets are $90 and are available by calling Sisters at 608-776-8722.  The Memorial Healthcare Foundation supports and promotes Memorial Hospital of Lafayette County through the endowme