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Obanor, Weaver combine for 55 points; ORU beats South Dakota

Jan. 17, 2019 11:07 PM EST

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Kevin Obanor and D.J. Weaver combined for 55 points and Oral Roberts held off South Dakota for a 77-74 victory on Thursday night. The 6-foot-8 freshmen forwards from Houston each had career highs in the win. Obanor scored 31 points on 7-of-14 shooting, made 16 of 18 free throws and...

South Dakota hands Mastodons first Summit League loss

Jan. 13, 2019 4:31 PM EST

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — Stanley Umude scored 26 points and South Dakota handed Purdue Fort Wayne its first Summit League loss with an 87-73 victory on Sunday. The Coyotes shot 54 percent, including 63 percent in the second half when they overcame a five-point halftime deficit. They scored 14 straight...

Daum scores 37, South Dakota State rolls Oral Roberts 84-65

Jan. 12, 2019 7:26 PM EST

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Mike Daum had 37 points and eight rebounds, Tevin King had seven assists and eight steals and South Dakota State beat Oral Roberts 84-65 on Saturday. Skyler Flatten and freshman David Jenkins scored 15 points apiece for SDSU (14-6, 4-1 Summit League). The Jackrabbits had 21 assists...

Democrat: Keystone XL developer should pay into cleanup fund

Jan. 11, 2019 6:07 PM EST

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota lawmakers should require the Keystone XL pipeline's developer to pay into a state oil spill cleanup fund and impose more regulations on so-called man camps, the state Senate Democratic leader said Friday. Sen. Troy Heinert, a member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, said that the...

Idaho company steals from South Dakota tribe, Alaska Natives

Jan. 11, 2019 5:46 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho company that sells posters to raise money for schools has admitted to defrauding a South Dakota tribe and at least two organizations tied to Alaska Natives. All Around Sports, in Boise, and its owner, Chris Hoshaw, have "reached an agreement with the Department of Justice in...

Supreme Court to hear case over stores' food stamp sales

Jan. 11, 2019 2:50 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says it will hear an appeal from a group representing food retailers to prevent the release of information about the federal food stamp program to a South Dakota newspaper. The justices say they'll review an appellate ruling that said information maintained by the...

Jenkins, Flatten lead South Dakota State past Denver 78-66

Jan. 10, 2019 11:11 PM EST

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — David Jenkins Jr. scored 21 points and Skyler Flatten 20 — each with five 3 pointers — as South Dakota State got past Denver 78-66 on Thursday night. South Dakota State (13-6, 3-1 Summit League) shot 53 percent from the floor and made 11 of 25 from beyond the arc. Tevin...

Montana lawmaker proposes to give $8M to build border wall

Jan. 10, 2019 4:14 PM EST

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Republican lawmaker in Montana is proposing to give more than $8 million to help build President Donald Trump's proposed wall on the Mexican border, while South Dakota senators voted Thursday to endorse the president's plans. As Trump traveled to the U.S.-Mexico border Thursday to...

The Latest: South Dakota lawmakers endorse border wall

Jan. 10, 2019 3:38 PM EST

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on a Montana legislative proposal to pay $8 million toward border wall (all times local): 1:20 p.m. State senators in South Dakota have passed a resolution urging construction of a steel barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border. The Republican-dominated chamber voted 28-5...

Woman seeks state survivor benefits after wife's death

Jan. 8, 2019 2:29 PM EST

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A retired South Dakota police officer asked the state's Supreme Court Tuesday to allow her to collect state retirement system survivor benefits after her wife, a former police captain, died of cancer. An attorney for retired Rapid City officer Debra Anderson argued to the high court...