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FARGO—The American Lung Association has one thing they want people at a higher risk of lung cancer to know: They can get screened with a low-dose CT scan that could diagnose any cancer earlier and provide a better chance of surviving. It is the deadliest form of cancer, accounting for one in four cancer deaths in the United States..
SIOUX FALLS, S.D.—Eunice Richmond was working out in the yard the other day enjoying a gorgeous May day. She's also remodeling her kitchen. It's something she thought she might never be doing almost two years ago when she was diagnosed with advanced lung cancer and faced the possibility of only six months to live. However, thanks to a new treatment that a regional Sanford Health research team helped develop and study, the 67-year-old Richmond and others are realizing that a longer life than they ever expected may lie ahead.
BISMARCK, N.D. – Families of children with autism spectrum disorder ages 3 to 17 can apply, beginning June 1, for autism voucher program for the upcoming state fiscal year that starts July 1. New and participating families can apply. Participation is currently limited to 53 children per year. Families are served on a first come, first served basis, and must apply annually.
CANTON, S.D. -- A 21-year-old Sioux Falls man has been arrested in a fatal hit-and-run just south of Sioux Falls. Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department Sgt. Aaron Bartsch said a 34-year-old woman had been out on a walk Wednesday night on a gravel road about three miles northeast of the small town of Worthing, which is south of Sioux Falls.
KEYSTONE, S.D. — One of the region's top tourist attractions—the Mount Rushmore National Memorial in the Black Hills of South Dakota --- is getting a $5 to $7 million facelift. Actually, it's won't be a facelift on the four faces of the presidents carved into the granite mountain at the Black Hills attraction. Rather, the focus will be upgrading the visitor's center and replacing pavers that are cracking and dissolving on the main pathway to the landmark, the Avenue of Flags, that displays flags from all 50 states.
THOMPSON, N.D. -- A 57-year-old man pulling a small utility trailer with his 1953 Ford pickup was hit from the rear by a semi on Interstate 29 about 11 miles south of Grand Forks and died in the fiery crash on Wednesday evening, May 23. His identity was being withheld pending notification of next of kin. The crash shut down traffic and started a grass fire at the scene of the crash about 3 miles north of Thompson exit.
SISSETON, S.D. -- An 18-year-old who died in a rollover crash Saturday near Sisseton in far northeast South Dakota has been identified. The victim was Shawn Renville of the nearby town of New Effington. The three other passengers in the vehicle, one who had serious injuries, were also identified Tuesday, May 22.
MINOT, N.D. -- With the school year almost over, Minot police investigated a possible threat at the Erik Ramstad Middle School on Tuesday, May 22. Through an investigation, Police Investigations Commander Justin Sundheim said they couldn’t substantiate any credible threat. However, the school chose to stay in lockdown for the rest of the day.
PIERRE, S.D. – State Highway Patrols from three states will have their annual joint traffic safety operation on Interstate 90 later this week. The extra patrols in Minnesota, South Dakota and Wyoming along I-90 will cover 23 hours from 5 a.m. Friday, May 25, to 4 a.m. Saturday, May 26.
FARGO -- A 28-year-old Milwaukee, Wis., man is awaiting sentencing after being found guilty by a federal jury of distributing heroin that caused a fatal overdose death in Moorhead and two other non-fatal overdoses in Fargo. No date has been set yet for ovan Marquis Harris’ sentencing.