• Heidi Greenwood finishes her 10 mile run on the bike trail at Yankton Trail Park in Sioux Falls, S.D., Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016. Greenwood is training for the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials in Los Angeles. (Emily Spartz Weerheim/Argus Leader via AP)

    Upper Midwest runner set for US Olympic marathon trials

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Heidi Greenwood is ready to run in the U.S. Olympic marathon trials Saturday in Los Angeles, but after two years of intense training for the biggest race in her life, there’s one thing missing.

  • In this Feb. 4, 2016, photo, teacher Jessica Ries passes out writing assessment tests to her fourth-grade students at Hayward Elementary School in Sioux Falls, S.D. Ries is one of many teachers working two jobs in South Dakota, a state that ranks last in teacher pay. (AP Photo/Dirk Lammers)

    Low pay forces South Dakota teachers to hold 2nd, 3rd jobs

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Jessica Ries settles in behind the counter of Tip Top Tux and phones a couple to remind them of an upcoming fitting before their wedding. In the back room, beyond the dapper mannequins and vest swatches of pink, yellow and blue, a tote filled with review packets for 24 of her Hayward Elementary School students awaits her attention if she gets any down time.