What's New

Published: Monday, September 13, 2010

Memorial Hospital of Lafayette County is proud to announce the addition of General Surgeon Franklin P. Bendewald.  Dr. Bendewald is a graduate of St. John’s University, Collegeville, MN and the University of South Dakota in Vermillion.  He completed his residency in General Surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester MN and completed his fellowship in advanced laparoscopic and bariatric surgery from Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN.  Dr. Bendewald is board certified in General Surgery and joined the Dean Clinic-Madison in 2010.  Dr.

Published: Tuesday, July 27, 2010


Published: Tuesday, July 27, 2010

The Memorial Healthcare Foundation Grants & Career Development Committee have selected five recipients for healthcare scholarships and one employee grant in 2010.  These recipients exemplified educational and community requirements.  The following received $1000 awards on July 20th during the quarterly MHF Board of Directors meeting.

Published: Thursday, June 10, 2010

The Memorial Healthcare Foundation is sponsoring a bus trip to the Madison Overture Center’s presentation of the Broadway show “Wicked” on Saturday October 9th.  Long before Dorothy dropped in, two other girls met in the Land of Oz, and Wicked is the untold story of the witches of Oz.  Upper Orchestra seating in Overture Hall and roundtrip coach bus fare is included with your ticket, with buses leaving the Darlington Elementary Middle School at 9 am.  This will give you time to shop or eat on Madison’s State Street before the 2 p.m.

Published: Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Work on the hospital block of Clay Street has begun.  Please refer below for access to Memorial Hospital of Lafayette County (MHLC) and parking options during this temporary timeframe.

Published: Friday, March 5, 2010


Published: Thursday, November 19, 2009

Memorial Hospital of Lafayette County (MHLC) Outpatient Clinic proudly announces new services from Dr. Paul Bekx. As an endocrinologist, Dr. Bekx treats disorders of the endocrine system, which include endocrine glands and the hormones they secrete. He received his medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin, where he completed a family practice residency.

Published: Saturday, November 7, 2009

The H1N1 virus is the topic of all health care news, and Memorial Hospital of Lafayette County wants to be proactive to help keep our community healthy. We are asking all in the community to limit visitation with inpatients, and if you are ill, please refrain from visiting. We are here for you if you need medical care. And if you are seeking care for flu related symptoms or complications, please use our ER entrance where we can greet you and proper precautions will be provided.

Published: Friday, November 6, 2009

Featuring  local bands, food, raffle, silent auction, and more—all benefiting hospital needs of patients, community, and staff!  So far our musical talent includes…

Published: Thursday, November 5, 2009

Memorial Hospital of Lafayette County has a new alert regarding hospital entrances and we want to be proactive to help keep our community healthy.  We are asking that you take the following precautions regarding hospital entrances.