Uncategorized Gazette photo by Erik SandinMike Thell of St. Paul looks up after using the DaVinci surgical robot during an open house Thursday at the HealthEast Stillwater Clinic. Thell said his the robot was used to perform surgery on his wife a year ago. By The Stillwater Gazette June 1, 2012 at 12:00 am Related posts: Gazette photo by Erik SandinA.J. Dorff of Intuitive Surgical watches Lyle Chacka of Stillwater try out the DaVinci surgical robot Thursday evening during an open house at the HealthEast Stillwater Clinic. Open house visitors lined up to use the surgical robot. Gazette photo by Erik SandinArms on the DaVinci surgical robot are shown above items that visitors to the HealthEast Stillwater Clinic open house could try to pick up using the robot. HealhEast has two surgical robots at St. John’s Hospital in Maplewood. HealthEast clinic offers surgical robot ‘test drive’ Gazette photo by Erik SandinLawyer and former Republican state senator Fritz Knaak makes a point to Stillwater Lions and Rotary members during the clubs’ joint Law Day program Thursday at Boutwells Landing in Oak Park Heights. Knaak said the state’s demographics will make close elections the norm in the future.