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Kelley scores 18, balanced South Dakota dumps UPFW 83-60

Jan. 23, 2020 11:19 PM EST

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — Cody Kelley scored 18 points to lead five players in double figures for South Dakota as the Coyotes routed Purdue Fort Wayne 83-60 on Thursday night. Triston Simpson added 16 points, Tyler Hagedorn 15, Stanley Umude 12 and Tyler Peterson 10 for South Dakota (13-8, 4-3 Summit...

Judge dismisses final charge against man in pipeline protest

Jan. 23, 2020 7:18 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A judge in North Dakota has dismissed the remaining charge against a South Dakota man who prosecutors alleged was part of the 2016 riot at the Dakota Access pipeline construction site. The prosecutor and defense attorney requested that the misdemeanor charge of engaging in a riot be...

South Dakota State edges North Dakota State 78-73

Jan. 22, 2020 10:39 PM EST

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Matt Dentlinger scored 21 points as South Dakota State won its 12th straight home game, narrowly defeating North Dakota State 78-73 on Wednesday night. Douglas Wilson added 20 points for the Jackrabbits. Dentlinger shot 10 for 13 from the field. Alex Arians had 14 points, 11 rebounds...

South Dakota board approves Keystone XL water permits

Jan. 21, 2020 5:52 PM EST

FORT PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Water Management Board on Tuesday approved five water permit applications for Keystone XL pipeline construction. The hearing was so contentious that it stretched into a dozen days over the course of four months as American Indian tribes and environmental groups...

Duffy helps No. 25 South Dakota women top state rival 83-48

Jan. 20, 2020 12:27 AM EST

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — Ciara Duffy scored 21 points, Hannah Sjerven added 16 and No. 25 South Dakota routed rival South Dakota State 83-48 on Sunday in a game postponed one day because of bad weather. The Coyotes made quick work of the battle between the last two teams unbeaten in Summit League play,...

Hagedorn helps South Dakota upset South Dakota State 99-84

Jan. 19, 2020 6:54 PM EST

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — Tyler Hagedorn scored 24 points on 9-of-12 shooting and all five South Dakota starters scored in double figures in a 99-84 victory over South Dakota State on Sunday. Hagedorn hit all four of this 3-point tries for the Coyotes (12-8, 3-3 Summit League), who knocked the Jackrabbits...

A blizzard packing winds of 50 mph or more reduced visibility to near zero at the intersections of Interstate 94 and Interstate 29 in Fargo, N.D., on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. Interstate 94 was shut down from Fargo to Bismarck, N.D., and Interstate 29 was closed from Grand Forks, N.D., to Sioux Falls, S.D. No travel was advised on secondary roads in states within the blizzard warning, which included parts of North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota and Iowa. (Jim Monk/KFGO Radio, Fargo via AP)

Winter storm brings heavy snow, ice to Midwest, Northeast

Jan. 18, 2020 6:00 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — A winter storm that brought snow and sleet to the Midwest and Plains created travel headaches Saturday after airlines canceled flights and officials shut down major roads. The storm system began moving through the Plains and Midwest on Friday, leading to trouble at airports in Chicago and...

In this Dec. 11, 2019 photo, Henry Red Cloud points to his property where flooding rose as high as 3-feet in March on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. He fears what winter storms will do after flooding damaged their home last spring. They ran workshops on solar panel and wind turbine installation, but had to halt the classes when flooding damaged their tools and property. (AP Photo/Stephen Groves)

Reservations brace for winter storms amid slow recovery

Jan. 18, 2020 11:05 AM EST

PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) — Snow blanketed the living room of Erna Shepard’s home the morning after a storm on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. “I’m going to freeze,” she said. It’s been 10 months since the “bomb cyclone” that dumped the snow and rain that...

No. 25 South Dakota women beat North Dakota State 80-36

Jan. 16, 2020 10:09 PM EST

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Ciara Duffy scored 20 points on 7-of-11 shooting and grabbed eight rebounds to help No. 25 South Dakota beat North Dakota 80-36 on Thursday night. Monica Arens added 18 points, making all seven of her shots including four 3-pointers. Hannah Sjerven chipped in 14 points. South Dakota...

Shahid, Ward help North Dakota St. beat South Dakota 72-70

Jan. 16, 2020 12:26 AM EST

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Vinnie Shahid had 21 points and Tyson Ward made a layup with 1.4 seconds to play to help North Dakota State beat South Dakota 72-70 on Wednesday night. Ward finished with 14 points - 11 in the second half - and five assists. Tyree Eady had a career-high 18 points for North Dakota State...