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A grandmother seeks justice for Native Americans after thousands of unsolved deaths, disappearances

Sep. 21, 2023 14:08 PM EDT

HARDIN, Mont. (AP) — Yolanda Fraser is back near a ragged chain-link fence, blinking through tears as she tidies up flowers and ribbons and a pinwheel twirls in the breeze at a makeshift roadside memorial in a small Montana town. This is where the badly decomposed body of her...

Bill for preserving site of Wounded Knee massacre in South Dakota passes U.S. House

Sep. 20, 2023 20:32 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bill to preserve the site of the Wounded Knee massacre — one of the deadliest massacres in U.S. history — cleared the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday. The Wounded Knee Massacre Memorial and Sacred Site Act, introduced by Republican U.S. Rep....

Editorial Roundup: South Dakota

Sep. 20, 2023 07:15 AM EDT

Yankton Press & Dakotan. September 18, 2023. Editorial: South Dakota University System On The Rebound South Dakota’s public university system seems to be on the rebound. That could be one takeaway after the Board of Regents released its...

South Dakota State beats Drake 70-7 at Target Field, home of the Minnesota Twins

Sep. 16, 2023 19:20 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mark Gronowski had a career-high six touchdowns, five passing and one rushing, to help defending FCS champion South Dakota State beat Drake 70-7 on Saturday at Target Field, home of the Minnesota Twins. South Dakota State (3-0) extended its winning streak to 17...

Thomas, Theis each score 2 TDs as South Dakota runs past Lamar 35-6

Sep. 16, 2023 18:06 PM EDT

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — Nate Thomas ran for 164 yards and two touchdowns and Travis Theis carried for 120 yards and two more touchdowns as South Dakota ran past Lamar, 35-6 on Saturday. Lamar (0-3) took a 6-0 lead in the second quarter on a pair of 26-yard field goals by Chris...

Editorial Roundup: South Dakota - Advisory

Sep. 14, 2023 02:51 AM EDT
Eds: The South Dakota editorial roundup will not move this week due to a lack of editorials of state-wide interest. We will resume the roundup at its normal time on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2023. The AP

Supporters of Native activist Leonard Peltier hold White House rally, urging Biden to grant clemency

Sep. 12, 2023 15:18 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Hundreds of activists and Indigenous leaders rallied outside the White House on Tuesday to support Leonard Peltier on the imprisoned activist's 79th birthday, holding signs and chanting slogans urging President Joe Biden to grant clemency to the Native American leader. ...

South Dakota panel denies application for CO2 pipeline; Summit to refile for permit

Sep. 11, 2023 15:13 PM EDT

South Dakota regulators on Monday rejected a permit application for a proposed carbon dioxide pipeline through the state, dealing a fresh setback to the company behind the multistate project after North Dakota refused a siting permit for another leg there. The South Dakota Public...

Gronowski accounts for 3 TDs; defending national champion South Dakota St. beats Montana St. 20-16

Sep. 09, 2023 23:58 PM EDT

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Mark Gronowski accounted for three second-half touchdowns, including a 35-yard scoring pass to Griffin Wilde with 1:30 to play, and South Dakota State beat Montana State 20-16 Saturday night in a matchup of two of the top teams in the Football Championship Subdivision. ...

Aidan Bouman throws two touchdown passes and South Dakota shuts out St. Thomas (Minnesota) 24-0

Sep. 09, 2023 18:08 PM EDT

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — Aidan Bouman threw two touchdown passes, the South Dakota defense allowed just 166 yards, and the Coyotes blanked St. Thomas of Minnesota 24-0 on Saturday. Bouman completed 16 of 28 passes for 203 yards with touchdowns of 30 yards to Jack Martens and 3 yards...