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Dr. Robert Bösl, a physician at Stevens Community Medical Center, was recognized with the Country Doctor of the Year Award at a ceremony in Starbuck on Jan. 9. Presenting the award are (left) Sean Ebner, Staff Care President and (right) Bonnie Britton, Senior Vice President of Staff Care. The award recognizes the spirit, skill, and dedication of America’s rural medical practitioners.

Ceremony in Starbuck to celebrate County Doctor of the Year


MORRIS – The drive from the Starbuck Clinic to Stevens Community Medical Center is about 19.6 miles.

Dr. Robert Bösl makes the drive back and forth at least once a day, coming to Morris to check on his patients at the hospital before opening the clinic in the town he’s called home for more than 30 years.

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Kim Ukura is the editor of the Morris Sun Tribune.