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Dr. Phil Gill

Dr. Gill, a Nebraska native, joined Riverside Animal clinic in 1997 upon earning his DVM degree at Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine. He enjoys working with all species but has a special interest in small ruminants. In his free time Phil enjoys hunting, fishing, and working with his small flock of sheep. Phil lives on an acreage outside of Springfield with his wife Phlayne and son Jakob.  Mikayla is attending SDSU and has an interest in veterinary medicine.

Dr. Jason Beyer

Dr. Beyer is an Iowa State grad. He joined Riverside Animal Clinic in July of 2012. Jason and his wife April live in Springfield with their two daughters.  Jason enjoys gardening and home improvement projects. He is an active volunteer at church and other community organizations.

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Dr. Kate Stark

Dr. Kate grew up on a farm near Sanborn, MN where her family raises Black Angus cattle. She received a BA in Animal Science from South Dakota State before graduating from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Stark joined Riverside Animal Clinic in June of 2019. She is passionate about dairy and beef production medicine, as well as small animal medicine. In her spare time, Dr. Stark enjoys traveling, hiking with her dogs, and spending time on her family farm..

Kris Jeckell

Kris is a Certified Veterinary Technician and a graduate of Ridgewater College.  She works in both our Sleepy Eye and Springfield offices.  Kris can also be found assisting the vets on various farm calls and really enjoys assisting with our equine patients.  Besides spending time with her 3 sons, Kris enjoys reading and horseback riding in her down time.

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Erin Sellner

Erin works at the Sleepy Eye office two days and one day at the Springfield office.  Erin lives south of Sleepy Eye on a dairy farm with her husband and three kids.   When time allows, she loves to be out on the farm and spending time with family. 

Karla Kuisle

Karla is a graduate of the Medical Institute of Minnesota and has been with Riverside Animal Clinic since 1994.  She works in the Springfield location as the office manager, and lives in Springfield with her husband Tim and their two dogs, Arnie and Juno.  In her free time, Karla enjoys spending time with her adult daughters and their families, reading, woodworking, and crafting.

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Ann Bruns

Ann is a graduate of Ridgewater College and has worked in the

Redwood Falls location for the last 25 years. She lives in Redwood

with her significant other Bruce and raises Boston Terriers. In her

free time she enjoys traveling, golfing, going to the lake, and spending

time with her friends, family and especially her 8 grandchildren.

Macy Simonson

Macy is a Certified Vet. Tech. who graduated from Ridgewater College.  She joined our Redwood Falls office  in June of 2018.  In Macy's free time she enjoys going to the lake, boating, reading, and doing anything that includes her furbabies; Champ, Alfie, Gunner and her cat Grover.

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Sam Ramsbacher

Sam is a Certified Vet Tech who graduated from Ridgewater in 2015 and started at the clinic after graduation.  She works mainly in our Springfield office and also assists the doctors in the country.  Sam lives on a farm outside of town with her husband Alex and their two sons, Wes and Lane.  In her free time, she enjoys sunny days, lake time, and a good book.

Michelle Johanneck

Michelle, born and raised in Redwood Falls, currently works part time in the Redwood office.  She graduated from the Veterinary Technician Program at Ridgewater College in 2007 and joined the Riverside Animal Clinic team in 2010.  She lives in Redwood Falls with her husband Scott and their four preschool-aged daughters.  Keeping up with the kiddos leaves little free time, but she enjoys going to the family's lake cabin and being outdoors whenever possible.  She also enjoys coffee, a lot of coffee!

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Hannah Hacker

Hannah is a part time veterinary technician, working in both Redwood Falls and Springfield.  She can be found working at Red Door Kennel when she's not working at Riverside.  Hannah grew up on a farm outside of Morgan.  In her free time, she enjoys being outside, lake time, hanging out with her cat, Tom, and spending time with friends and family.