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South Dakota board to hear first 'compassionate parole' case

Oct. 15, 2018 7:07 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota man sentenced in 1999 to nearly 60 years in prison for molesting boys while working as a counselor at a juvenile correctional center will be the first person to have a hearing after the state, facing rising prison health care costs, launched a new "compassionate...

Dunne's 5 TDs lead Northern Arizona past South Dakota, 42-28

Oct. 13, 2018 10:55 PM EDT

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — Eli Dunne threw for 257 yards and four touchdowns, ran for a fifth and piloted Northern Iowa to a 42-28 Missouri Valley Conference victory over South Dakota on Saturday night. The Coyotes took a 3-0 lead in the first quarter and held a 13-7 advantage after Austin Simmons hit Kai...

Christion leads South Dakota State by Youngstown State 36-7

Oct. 13, 2018 7:26 PM EDT

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Taryn Christion threw for one touchdown and ran for two more, setting a Missouri Valley Conference record for total offense, and South Dakota State rolled to a 36-7 win over Youngstown State on Saturday. Christion connected with Cade Johnson for a 23-yard score three minutes into the...

South Dakota jury clears ex-nonprofit CEO in contracts case

Oct. 12, 2018 3:32 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota jury cleared a former nonprofit executive accused of backdating contracts to try to avoid a potential audit in a case sparked after the organization's financial officer killed his family and himself in 2015. Stacy Phelps, the former CEO of the American Indian...

South Dakota jury clears ex-nonprofit CEO in contracts case

Oct. 12, 2018 12:49 AM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota jury late Thursday night cleared a former nonprofit executive accused of backdating contracts to try to avoid a potential audit in a case sparked after the organization's financial officer killed his family and himself in 2015. Stacy Phelps, the former CEO of the...

The Latest: Defense: Maintained Phelps' innocence, proved it

Oct. 12, 2018 12:18 AM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The Latest on the South Dakota trial of an ex-nonprofit executive accused of backdating contracts to try to avoid a potential audit (all times local): 11:15 p.m. An attorney for a former South Dakota nonprofit executive cleared of backdating contracts to try to avoid a potential...

South Dakota jury clears ex-nonprofit CEO in contract case sparked after finance officer killed his family and himself

Oct. 11, 2018 11:35 PM EDT
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota jury clears ex-nonprofit CEO in contract case sparked after finance officer killed his family and himself.

Activists want alcohol reforms in Nebraska near reservation

Oct. 8, 2018 2:56 PM EDT

WHITECLAY, Neb. (AP) — Activists are calling for more reforms in a tiny Nebraska town even after a state Supreme Court decision closed the community's beer stores that sold millions of cans of beer each year despite an alcohol ban on a nearby Native American reservation. A group of activists gathered last...

Lacazette and Aubameyang shine as Arsenal crushes Fulham 5-1

Oct. 7, 2018 9:06 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Two goals each from Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang led rampant Arsenal to a 5-1 thrashing of Fulham in the English Premier League on Sunday. Arsenal went into the game at Craven Cottage in confident mood after a run of five straight league victories and took the lead after...

South Dakota State tops Indiana State in OT, 54-51

Oct. 6, 2018 11:23 PM EDT

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Isaac Wallace scored on a two-yard plunge in overtime to give South Dakota State a 54-51 victory over Indiana State in a Missouri Valley Conference battle on Saturday night. The Sycamores came back from 10 points down with three minutes to play to tie the game and took the lead on...