Madelia native is doctor that treated Truman boy injured by arrow 11 Feb 17

A doctor from Madelia is one of the many that treated a Truman boy following a horrific arrow wound that left doctors believing he would never walk again. On November 3rd Curt Bressler was shot in the chest with an arrow that ricocheted off the target. The arrow went into his chest and through his spine and spinal cord. Curtis was flown directly to Mayo Clinic in Rochester and one of the doctors who came in contact with him upon arrive was Dr. Denise B. Klinkner, M.d., a pediatric surgeon who graduated in 1993 from Madelia High School. A Celebrate Curtis night was held recently in Truman to raise money to help the family with medical expenses. Organizers of the event estimate nearly $20,000 was raised.