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Outstanding Rural Health Volunteer

This award is presented to a community member who has unselfishly committed their energy, time and skills to improve the health of their rural North Dakota community. Nominees must be volunteers; however if a nominee receives a small stipend or reimbursement for supplies, travel, etc. they are still eligible for this award.


  • 2018 – Marilyn Evenson, Retired Nurse, Mountrail County Health Center, Stanley
  • 2017 – Patsy Levang, McKenzie County Healthcare Systems, Inc., Watford City
  • 2016 – Judy Twete, Nelson County Health System, McVille
  • 2015 – Marlys Hlavinka, Sanford Mayville Caring Club, Mayville
  • 2014 – Caleb Behm, Emergency Medical Technician, Larimore Ambulance and Rescue, Larimore