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SIOUX FALLS, S.D.—A lot of factors can affect a child's health. Poverty, access to health care, obesity and parent-child relationships can all play a big role in how a child develops, said scientist Dr. DenYelle Baete Kenyon of the Sanford Center for Health Outcomes & Prevention Research.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D.—The most common cancer in children is leukemia and in 90 percent of the cases treatments are successful. It's the other 10 percent that bothers physicians and scientists such as Sanford Research Center researcher Dr. Sam Milanovich, who grew up in western North Dakota. He's glad to be back on the Northern Plains to help in the fight to reach a goal of 100 percent success in leukemia treatment from his study area at the Sioux Falls facility.
MINOT, N.D. -- Three nurses who worked for Trinity Hospital's Home Health and Hospice Program in Minot are facing five-year-old charges, accused of diverting drugs from patients.. Jennifer Napora, 39, was arrested on Thursday and charged with theft of property, according to police. Police are also seeking Kim Kochel, 45, and April Beckler, 39.
MINOT, N.D. -- A 19-year-old Minot man accused of shooting a 21-year-old woman early Thursday morning in her southwest Minot apartment was arrested more than eight hours later after he fled the city. At about 2 p.m., a city resident called Minot police to say his car had been stolen and that he thought he saw shooting suspect Noah Figliolino of Minot take it.
ABERDEEN, S.D. -- A 29-year-old Bullhead man has been sentenced to about two years in prison for raping a Bullhead woman after she passed out at a private party in the far north-central South Dakota town. Jimmie High Cat was sentenced earlier this month to 26 months in custody, followed by 5 years of supervised release, for his conviction on abusive sexual contact of a person incapable of consent by U.S. District Judge Charles Kornmann in Aberdeen.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- An 18-year-old Sioux Falls man has been charged in the shooting death of another teenager in what police say was a drug-related incident. Dylan Michael Holler is accused of shooting the 17-year-old boy in Bakker Park in southwest Sioux Falls just after 11 p.m. Monday, Aug. 28.
WATERTOWN, S.D. – A 29-year-old woman walking along U.S. Highway 212 about two miles west of Watertown was struck by a pickup and killed Thursday night about 9:40 p.m. Names have not yet been released pending notification of family, said the South Dakota State Highway Patrol.
WHITE EARTH, N.D. -- A 17-year-old boy died while riding in an SUV that overturned after failing to negotiate a curve on a gravel road in northwest North Dakota on Wednesday night, Aug. 23. Killed was Tanner Bagley of Tioga, who was in the 2006 Chevy Trailblazer driven by Skyler Bagley, 15.
WATERTOWN, S.D. -- Names have officially been released of the two Watertown residents who died early Sunday morning in a two-vehicle crash 10 miles south of Watertown. Killed in the 4 a.m. crash were Jaden Olson, a 16-year-old girl, and Michael Forbush, 64.
MILBANK, S.D. -- A 15-year-old girl has died when a SUV driven by a 14-year-old boy rolled over one mile north of Milbank in far northeast South Dakota Tuesday afternoon. The boy, and three other teenage girls in the car, had minor injuries when the 2002 Chevy Trailblazer went into the ditch off a gravel road and rolled several times about 4:45 p.m.. The girl who died, who wasn’t wearing a seatbelt, was thrown from the vehicle, said the South Dakota State Patrol.