• 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.

  • South Dakota never trails in 72-58 win over North Dakota St.

    VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — Tyler Flack had season highs of 18 points and 10 rebounds and Tre Burnette 11 points and 10 boards to lead South Dakota to a 72-58 win over North Dakota State on Thursday night.

  • Suspended USD basketball player leaves team permanently

    VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — University of South Dakota basketball coach Craig Smith has confirmed that point guard Shy McClelland has permanently left the team after being suspended.

  • 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.

  • South Dakota State rolls to 80-58 win over IUPUI

    BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Deondre Parks scored 17 points as South Dakota State rolled to an 80-58 win over IUPUI on Saturday night.