Merger Announcement


The members of The Independent Order of Odd Fellows Grand Lodge of MN & Rebekahs of Northfield dba Three Links, with a 124-year tradition of providing exceptional patient care and St. Francis Health Services of Morris have agreed to merge the services provided by both entities effective 11/1/2023.

The Three Links campus in Northfield, Minnesota consists of seven unique communities offering skilled nursing, assisted living, memory care, respite care and independent subsidized apartments.  In addition to the Three Links Care Center campus, Three Links also has two senior living communities located in Northfield and Lonsdale. Millstream Commons, an independent and assisted living community, is in the heart of Northfield. Villages of Lonsdale provides independent, assisted and memory care services in Lonsdale.

“Three Links has undergone significant growth and expansion in recent years, and we believe that this change will better reflect our current operations and future direction” stated Jay Pizinger, CEO and CFO of Three Links.

Carol Raw, President and CEO of St. Francis also commented “We have a long, proud history of supporting and partnering with care centers in rural communities and we are thrilled to be able to join Three Links in providing exceptional care to the community of Northfield through our shared missions of caring for the person first, with dignity that offers peace of mind.”

St. Francis was created in 1984 as a faith based, not-for-profit organization; formed to strategically expand senior services throughout Minnesota, and to meet the complex and diverse needs of vulnerable people of all ages with mental and intellectual disabilities. St. Francis consists of thirteen senior living communities throughout MN offering a full continuum of care and licensed residential homes for individuals with mental and intellectual disabilities.  To learn more about St. Francis, please visit our website at

For information contact:

  • Carol Raw, CEO/President of St. Francis Health Services                                                        
  • 320.589.4917