- Gene Bakke commentary on the election of the hospital's first lay president of the Board of Trustees.
- Appointment of Robert Wick, PH.D, as president of the hospital's Board of Trustees
- S. Miriam Ardolf named to the Advisory board to a branch of the Northwestern National Bank
- List of Medical Staff Officers for 1981-1982
- Dr. Severn Koop, M.D., named President of the Minnesota Medical Association
- Profile on careers in Nursing
- Article cautioning readers against prolonged sun exposure
- Overview of the infection control process in the hospital
- Feature on Earl Pederson the Rehabilitation Director
- List of donors to the hospital
- Pictures of the graduates from the St. Cloud School of Nursing Class of 1981
St. Cloud Hospital, "Beacon Light: Summer 1981" (1981). Beacon Light. 261.