User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


71° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Back to all news

Healthbeat

Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Daughters Sell Lemonade To Help Dad's Treatment

July 6, 2012, 5:24 AM

PIERRE, SD -

Two girls set up a lemonade stand in Pierre to raise $6,000 for their dad's cancer treatment.

Eight-year-old Sydney Youngberg and her 10-year-old sister, Rylee, spent Tuesday selling lemonade with the proceeds going to help with Mike Youngberg's travel expenses to Minneapolis.

Mike Youngberg has been diagnosed with a brain tumor after being cancer-free for 12 years. Doctors found the cancer after he was stricken with an aneurysm on June 3.

Hundreds of residents dropped off fistfuls of money and the girls became sensations on Twitter and Facebook.

The girls' mother, Jen Youngberg, says the family is overwhelmed by the response. She says the donations are more than enough to help pay for the family's trips to Minneapolis for Mike's cancer treatment.

Photo Courtesy: Marne Dooley

Previous Story

Next Story




 
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View healthbeat

You may also like

When It Pays To Buy Organic

7/15/2014 2:09 PM

Eating organic foods can be one way to lower the amount of added salt in your diet. But as with salt, a food label that reads "organic" isn&...

Full Story
Snoring Remedies

7/17/2014 6:24 PM

Just about everyone snores occasionally, but if it becomes a regular habit it can affect how much you sleep.

Full Story | Watch
Going Gluten Free

7/18/2014 6:18 PM

It's a lifestyle that's gaining more attention from restaurants and grocery stores.

Full Story | Watch
Happiness Is Key To A Healthy Life

7/15/2014 6:13 PM

A smile and laughter can be contagious; they can also lead you into a healthy lifestyle. A new study shows that a major part of being healthy is being...

Full Story | Watch
Soothing Sunburn

7/16/2014 6:13 PM

While many of you spend a lot of time outside during the summer, don't forget the sunscreen.

Full Story | Watch


Events