IRVC Support Staff

Iron Range Veterinary Clinic of Crosby & Aitkin, offers exceptional care for your pet’s needs. Our team of veterinary care professionals treats your pet as their own.

We have a number of expert caring individuals that aid in our quest for excellent care.

Katie Usherwood, CVT

Katie is a Minnesota School of Business graduate with an Associate in Applied Science degree for Veterinary Technology.

Raised in the small town of Nisswa, MN, she developed a fondness for the outdoors. Some of her hobbies include snowmobiling, ATV-ing, painting and spending time on the lakes.

Because Katie has a passion for helping animals and also loves to educate people, she knew that being a vet tech would be the most rewarding career option for her.

Her loving family consists of her husband and daughter, a senior husky, Bella and five cats – Pearl, Pistachio, Rose Petal, Dusk and Little Grey.

When not working, Katie enjoys spending time in the outdoors as well as volunteering for the Crooked Lake Volunteer Fire Department.

Jade Weimer, CVT

Jade is a Minnesota School of Business graduate with an Associate in Applied Science degree for Veterinary Technology.

She was raised on a farm in Palisade, MN, where she worked with a variety of animals including horses, cows, donkeys, cats, and dogs.

Jade’s hobbies include competitive barrel racing on her horse Bada Bing and spending time with family and friends.

She has two cats, Gus and Mya, which she adopted from a rescue.

She loves being a technician because each day holds something new and exciting.


Lindsey Paulsen, Receptionist

Lindsey is a long time resident of the Outing area. She lives in the area with her family and two children Taylor and Noah.

Her family includes two German Shepard’s, Aspen and Remington, two cats, Violet and Amber and one goldfish Cheech.

Lindsey’s lifelong love for animals is what brought her to Iron Range Veterinary Clinic.

“I’ve always wanted to help animals, they bring such joy to a person’s life. It is a very rewarding feeling to work with them everyday.” 

In her spare time, Lindsey enjoys fishing, summer boating trips with friends and spending time with her family, 



Veterinarian Biographies 


24/7 On-Call Emergency

Crosby Clinic Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm

Aitkin Clinic Hours

Tuesdays & Thursdays
9:00am - 4:00pm

Sat & Sun
Both Clinics Closed On Saturday & Sunday

24 Hour Emergency Service