KDLT Home KDLT on Facebook KDLT on Twitter Get the KDLT iPhone App Get the KDLT Android App
** CLICK HERE for a COMPLETE LISTING **    Muscatine Community School District--2 HR LATE START    Muscatine Community School District--2 HR LATE START  

New Money For Cardiac Care Effort In Dakotas



Bookmark and Share

South Dakota hospitals and ambulance services are getting new lifesaving equipment to increase survival rates in cases of sudden cardiac arrest.
   
Gov. Dennis Daugaard says the Helmsley Charitable Trust is providing $3.7 million to buy the automated chest compression equipment, the LUCAS 2 Chest Compression System. He says the grant will place the devices in every hospital and ambulance service in the state.
   
North Dakota is getting a similar grant.
   
Walter Panzirer of the Helmsley Charitable Trust says South Dakota and North Dakota will be the first states to have the devices border to border.
   
The trust recently announced money to pay for research into unmet health care services and needs in South Dakota. The trust was established by the late hotel and real estate baroness Leona Helmsley.
< Prev Story Back To Top Next Story >
     

Gordmans Shows Off Hottest Holiday Gifts  story with video

We're just days away from the biggest shopping day of the year and with so ...

The Daily Scoop: 11-24-2014  story with video

More accusations against Bill Cosby  Actor and comedian Bill Cosby is continuing ...

Pine Ridge Community Mourns Dog-Attack Victim

Funeral arrangements are planned this week for an 8-year-old girl killed by a ...

Man Injured In Sioux Falls Assault  Nov. 23

"Trains At Christmas" Displays Model Sets  Nov. 23

Great Bear Recreation Park Officially Open   story with video  Nov. 23

Sisseton Shooting Investigation Continues  Nov. 23

3 Arrested After Fatal Stabbing In Wagner  Nov. 23

Seeing Falls Park From A Different View  story with video  Nov. 23

SD Red Cross Volunteer Heading To Buffalo  Nov. 23

Group Offering Farming Training For Veterans  Nov. 23

Rapid City Residents Protest Starbucks Sign  Nov. 23

Sen. Johnson Raises Adoption Awareness  Nov. 23

South Dakota Workers "Hi-Rail" For Safety  Nov. 23

DOT Awards $1.1 Million To Small SD Cities  Nov. 23

SDSU Makes FCS Playoffs For 3rd Straight Year  story with video  Nov. 23

Jacks Crush Coyotes & Await Playoff Fate  story with video  Nov. 22

World's Largest Pillow Fight In Brookings  story with video  Nov. 22

Sisseton Shooting Leaves Four Dead   story with video  Nov. 22

SF's 1st Ever "Cranksgiving" Kicks Off  Nov. 22

KDLT News Archive
     

SDSU Makes FCS Playoffs For 3rd Straight Year  story with video

BROOKINGS, S. D.   --  For the third consecutive ...

3 Arrested After Fatal Stabbing In Wagner

Three people have been arrested in relation to a ...

Man Injured In Sioux Falls Assault

A man was taken to the hospital Sunday evening after he was cut on the head ...

Sisseton Shooting Investigation Continues  Nov. 23

Seeing Falls Park From A Different View  story with video  Nov. 23

"Trains At Christmas" Displays Model Sets  Nov. 23

Rapid City Residents Protest Starbucks Sign  Nov. 23

Great Bear Recreation Park Officially Open   story with video  Nov. 23

KDLT News Archive
     

Knights Complete Season Of Dominance  story with video

YANKTON, S. D.   --  When it comes to South Dakota high school volleyball the ...

Coyotes Seek Improvement After Frustrating Season  story with video

BROOKINGS, S. D.   --  As their arch-rivals at South Dakota ...

Jacks Make FCS Playoffs & Will Play At Montana State  story with video

BROOKINGS, S. D.   --  For the third consecutive season, ...

Skyforce Fall To Iowa In Home Opener  story with video  Nov. 22

O'Gorman, SF Christian & Warner Take State Volleyball Titles  story with video  Nov. 22

Dubuque Downs Stampede  story with video  Nov. 22

Augie Men Hold Off Presentation Rally  story with video  Nov. 22

ELITE AT LAST! SMSU Volleyball Wins Central Region  story with video  Nov. 22

KDLT Sports Stories
     
Back To Top