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Rapid City police investigate two separate shooting deaths

Nov. 29, 2021 15:16 PM EST

Rapid City police say they're investigating two separate shooting deaths that occurred within 12 hours of each other, but don't believe the two cases are related. The latest shooting early Monday involved three victims, including a man who died at a residence where two...

Sioux Falls officer fires at van that rammed squad car

Nov. 29, 2021 10:54 AM EST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Sioux Falls police shot at a fleeing minivan after its driver rammed a squad car and nearly hit two officers, according to authorities. The incident happened about 5:30 p.m. Sunday after an officer tried to stop the minivan for a traffic...

Sanford diabetes study for children has tested 2,000-plus

Nov. 29, 2021 01:03 AM EST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A family history of diabetes prompted a Sioux Falls couple to enroll their children in clinical study on diabetes through Sanford Health. To their surprise, the study found no signs of diabetes, but instead, a diagnosis of celiac disease in...

Cox, Southern Illinois knock off S. Dakota in FCS playoffs

Nov. 27, 2021 22:46 PM EST

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — Avante Cox had a career-high 10 receptions for 148 yards and a touchdown, Romeir Elliott scored on a 5-yard run midway through the fourth quarter and Southern Illinois beat South Dakota 22-10 on Saturday night in the first round of the FCS playoffs. ...

South Dakota State forces 6 INTs, routs UC Davis 56-24

Nov. 27, 2021 18:58 PM EST

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Isaiah Davis and Pierre Strong combined for over 400 yards rushing, Dalys Beanum had three interceptions and South Dakota State routed UC Davis 56-24 on Saturday in the first round of the Football Championship Series playoffs. The Jackrabbits...

Tominaga, McGowens lead Nebraska past South Dakota 83-70

Nov. 27, 2021 16:48 PM EST

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Keisei Tominaga and Bryce McGowens combined to score 45 points and Nebraska earned its fourth-straight win by knocking off South Dakota 83-70 on Saturday. Tominaga, a junior college transfer from Nagoya, Japan scored a season-high 23 points, hitting...

SDSU women beat No. 19 UCLA 76-66 at Gulf Coast Showcase

Nov. 27, 2021 15:31 PM EST

ESTERO, Fla. (AP) — Lindsey Theuninck and Tori Nelson each scored 11 points and South Dakota State beat No. 19 UCLA 76-66 on Saturday at the Gulf Coast Showcase. The Jackrabbits outscored UCLA 25-13 in the second quarter to take a 37-31 lead into the break. Paiton...

Big cats back at Sioux Falls zoo after negative virus tests

Nov. 27, 2021 12:38 PM EST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Big cats are back on display at the Great Plains Zoo in Sioux Falls after a snow leopard died of COVID-19. The animals, including tigers and snow leopards, have tested negative for the virus and were to return to their exhibits on Wednesday, zoo...

Last-minute donation covers holiday meal at Aberdeen shelter

Nov. 27, 2021 01:05 AM EST

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — With home lives in flux for the families at Safe Harbor, those staying at the local shelter for victims of domestic violence or human trafficking will be celebrating together. It’s a meal prepared by those living at the shelter and supported by...

Texas A&M regroups in second half, beats South Dakota 58-44

Nov. 26, 2021 23:03 PM EST

ST. THOMAS, Virgin Islands (AP) — Kayla Wells scored 20 points and No. 23 Texas A&M overcame a nine-point halftime deficit to defeat South Dakota 58-44 on Friday night at the Paradise Jam. The Aggies (6-0) trailed 30-21 at halftime but blew past South Dakota in the...