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Ali Nowotny, the St. Thomas More student who postponed brain surgery in order to compete in the state cheer and dance competitions, has been chosen to be featured on "The Real Winning Edge," a Fox television series featuring youths nationwide who are overcoming burdens to make a difference.

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(EDITOR'S NOTE: The Rapid City Journal followed St. Thomas More junior Ali Nowotny through surgery at Mayo Clinic to have a mass removed from her brain. On Monday, she returned to school for the first time since the operation.)

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Sunday morning, Ali Nowotny sat in a chair, opening presents from family and friends. A card from her classmates at St. Thomas More affected her the most, said her dad, Craig Nowotny.

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Ali Nowotny, the Rapid City teenager at the Mayo Clinic in Rocheter, Minn., underwent brain surgery to remove a tumor Friday morning. She was doing well at around 2 p.m. CST as doctors wrapped up her surgery and closed the incision in her head, a nurse reported to family in the hospital's wa…

Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Ali Nowotny, a 17-year-old senior at St. Thomas More High School in Rapid City, will be undergoing a pair of surgeries this week at the Mayor Clinic in Rochester, Minn. Ali has a tumor in her left temporal lobe, the part of the brain connected to memory.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

As Ali Nowotny prepared for her Dec. 19 brain surgery at Mayo Clinic, people from throughout the Black Hills stepped up to help. Her school, St. Thomas More, raised funds by selling Ali Tough T-shirts and taking donations.

(Editor's note: This the second in a series of stories on Rapid City teenager Ali Nowotny, who is being treated at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., for epileptic seizures caused by a brain tumor. On Wednesday, Ali underwent a relatively rare brain procedure called the Wada test. The Rapid Ci…

Let's all keep Ali in our thoughts and prayers this week as she gets ready for brain surgery on Friday.

Friday, November 21, 2008