SLAYTON - Darlene Mechtenberg, RN, BSN, a longtime employee at Murray County Medical Center, was recently recognized  with the 2018 Distinguished Service Award by the Minnesota Nurses Association.


Mechtenberg was selected for the award by the MNA’s Committee on Honors and Awards and the MNA Board of Directors. She and other award recipients were honored during the association’s annual convention Oct. 7.


The Distinguished Service Award honors the nurse who displays sustained and substantial contributions to the health and well-being within which he/she lives and works.