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Storm Lake family is on a quest to update the national healthcare laws in memory of their daughter. The terminal illness took her Alex Hermstad's life when she was 17... but it was Alex's six-year battle to stay alive that's inspiring her family to bring attention not only to ALS... but to the loopholes in the laws guiding our health care system. They've crafted legislation that they are taking all the way to Washington in hopes that they will help other families stricken with similar tragedies.

Teens are severely injured after sneaking onto speedway

A group of teens are hospitalized after sneaking into Park Jefferson Speedway Sunday afternoon. The teen flipped their car while driving around the track. One was flown to Sioux City's Mercy Medical Center for life-threatening injuries. The other two teens were taken by ambulance in less serious condition.

Hull, IA trying to find housing to keep up with growing population

Rapid growth is causing a housing dilemma in Hull, Iowa.  In the last ten years, it has seen its population grow more than 10 percent. City leaders say they've been able to build some more expensive houses, but the issue is creating more apartment and single family style homes for the influx of people.  They are considering tax incentives to help encourage families to buy.

Camp High Hopes holds its first open house

Sioux City's Camp High Hopes for the disabled is gearing up for the summer season. An open house was held there over the weekend to show what the camp offers to children, teens and adults. There will be another open house on April 24th.

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