• Dakota Wesleyan AD position going from father to son

    MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) — The athletic director position at Dakota Wesleyan University will stay in the family.

  • Haskell commencement speaker leading Redskins mascot fight

    LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A Haskell Indian Nations University graduate who is at the forefront in the fight to change the name of the Washington Redskins NFL team is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at the university’s commencement.

  • Dakota Wesleyan athletic director Curt Hart retiring

    MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) — Dakota Wesleyan athletic director Curt Hart is retiring after seven years of leading the Mitchell school’s athletics department.

  • Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert departs the federal courthouse Wednesday, April 27, 2016, in Chicago, after his sentencing on federal banking charges which he pled guilty to last year. Hastert was sentenced to more than a year in prison in the hush-money case that included accusations he sexually abused teenagers while coaching high school wrestling.  (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

    The Latest: Dennis Hastert arrives at court for sentencing

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert (all times local):

  • Williston coach, teacher accused of child sex crime

    WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — A high school basketball coach and teacher in Williston is accused of having sexual contact with a girl last December.

  • "Into the Wild" author Jon Krakauer comments on his lawsuit against Montana's higher education commissioner in Bozeman, Mont., on Tuesday, April 26, 2016. The Montana Supreme Court will hear arguments on whether the state should release documents to Krakauer that could explain how a decision to expel a University of Montana quarterback was reversed. The court takes up the case Wednesday in Bozeman, after a Helena judge ruled Krakauer is entitled to the documents under Montana’s public-records laws.  (AP Photo/Matt Volz)

    Author’s case over rape records goes to Montana high court

    BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — “Into the Wild” author Jon Krakauer and the public deserve to know why the University of Montana reversed its decision in 2012 to expel a star quarterback who was accused of rape, an attorney for the author told the Montana Supreme Court on Wednesday.

  • Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert departs the federal courthouse Wednesday, April 27, 2016, in Chicago, after his sentencing on federal banking charges which he pled guilty to last year. Hastert was sentenced to more than a year in prison in the hush-money case that included accusations he sexually abused teenagers while coaching high school wrestling.  (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

    Dennis Hastert awaits sentence in hush-money case

    CHICAGO (AP) — Dennis Hastert, the Republican who for eight years presided over the House and was second in the line of succession to the presidency, was sentenced Wednesday to more than a year in prison in a hush-money case that revealed accusations he sexually abused teenagers while coaching high school wrestling.

  • In this Monday, April 25, 2016 photo, a Pakistani policeman stands guard outside the 300-year-old gurdwara or place of worship for Pakistan's Sikh minority, in Peshawar. While Sikhs celebrated the opening of their gurdwara, its neighbors all of whom are Muslim told The Associated Press that they either didn't want them there or were worried that an attack by militants was certain to happen. (AP Photo/Mohammad Sajjad)

    Pakistani Sikhs open temple after 73 years, risking attacks

    PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — An armed policeman stood guard outside the 300-year-old Sikh temple, known as a gurdwara, in northwest Pakistan. He kept a watchful eye on everyone who passed him on the narrow street, looking for a suspicious gesture, or a bulge beneath the clothes that hints at a hidden gun or a bomb.

  • Arkansas pole vaulter Lexi Weeks named SEC Freshman of Week

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — University of Arkansas pole vaulter Lexi Weeks has been named the Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week for the second consecutive week.

  • Correction: Alaska-Bear Mauling story

    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — In stories April 20 and earlier about the mauling of a University of Alaska Southeast outdoors professor leading students in a mountaineering class, The Associated Press reported erroneously a student had to hike to a different area to get cell reception to call for help. Alaska State Troopers now say the student was seeking a satellite signal not cellphone reception.