2 indicted in starvation death of South Dakota toddler
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Two people have been indicted in the starvation death of a 3-year-old South Dakota girl who was in their care.
A grand jury charged 25-year-old Renae Fayant and...
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Sentencing has been delayed for a former executive who defrauded investors in a scheme to build an $11 million fish farm in South Dakota.
High winds down trees in South Dakota
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Storms that passed through eastern South Dakota on Saturday morning brought high winds that toppled trees and damaged farm outbuildings.
Charges pending in dog’s death in hot vehicle
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Police say charges are pending against the owner of a dog that died in a hot vehicle in eastern South Dakota.
Brookings police say charges of animal neglect or...
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A former executive accused of defrauding investors in a scheme to build an $11 million fish farm in South Dakota has been sentenced to nine years in federal...
ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — Lexi Weisbeck was a runner.
She won some state championships with Central High School in track, and was good enough to run for South Dakota State University in...
Man dies in motorcycle crash east of Brookings
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Authorities say a 52-year-old man died in a motorcycle crash east of Brookings.
The South Dakota Highway Patrol says the accident happened about 8:30 p.m. Friday on...
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — A Hot Springs woman has been crowned the new Miss South Dakota.
Amber Hulse is a 20-year-old student at South Dakota State University where she is studying political...
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota school district has apologized to a Native American student who was told he couldn't wear an eagle feather during his graduation.
14-year-old develops pill to fight opioid abuse
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — A Brookings High School student has captured the first-place award in an international science competition for his project aimed at fighting the opioid...
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A federal jury has convicted a former executive of a South Dakota company accused of defrauding investors in a scheme to build an $11 million fish farm.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A second South Dakota businessman accused of defrauding investors in a scheme to build an $11 million fish farm is on trial in federal court.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota businessman accused of defrauding investors in a scheme to build an $11 million fish farm will plead guilty to wire and mail fraud, according to court...
South Dakota State University expands performance venue
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — A newly expanded performance complex at South Dakota State University in Brookings is setting the standard as an arts venue in the region, university and state arts leaders...
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota woman filed a lawsuit against grocery chain Hy-Vee, claiming she was knocked down by a store's automatic doors and suffered injuries that required...
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota State University is creating a new veterinary program with the University of Minnesota to address a shortage of rural care in the region.
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota State has promoted assistant Eric Henderson to be the next head coach of its men's basketball team.
Henderson was an assistant the past three seasons. He...
Flatten carries S. Dakota St. past W. Illinois 86-66
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Skyler Flatten had 31 points as South Dakota State easily beat Western Illinois 86-66 on Saturday.
Flatten shot 6 for 9 on 3-pointers. He added six...
SD State looks to extend streak vs W. Illinois
Western Illinois (9-19, 4-11) vs. South Dakota State (23-7, 13-2)
Frost Arena, Brookings, South Dakota; Saturday, 5:15 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: South Dakota State looks for its sixth...
South Dakota State has new offensive, defensive coordinators
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota State University football team has new offensive and defensive coordinators.
Head coach John Stiegelmeier has promoted offensive line coach Jason Eck...
South Dakota State upends No. 23 South Dakota women in OT
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Macy Miller scored 28 points and Tagyn Larson had 21 points and 11 rebounds to lead South Dakota State over No. 23 South Dakota 82-78 in overtime on Sunday and take command...
Daum tops 3,000, helps South Dakota State rally, 94-89
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Mike Daum came on late, scoring 25 points as South Dakota State rallied past South Dakota 94-89 Saturday, giving him 3,006 for his career.
Daum now among to 10 career scorers, SDSU gets 92-83 win
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Mike Daum had 38 points, which pushed him past Oscar Robertson for the No. 10 spot in NCAA's Division I career points, and South Dakota State rallied to beat Purdue Fort...
Daktronics: Fiscal 3Q Earnings Snapshot
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) _ Daktronics Inc. (DAKT) on Wednesday reported a loss of $3.3 million in its fiscal third quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Brookings, South Dakota-based company said...
Daum lifts South Dakota State over North Dakota 80-55
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Mike Daum had 29 points and 20 rebounds as South Dakota State won its ninth consecutive game, routing North Dakota 80-55 on Saturday.
Alex Arians had 14 points and six rebounds for South Dakota State (20-6, 10-1 Summit League). David Jenkins added 14 points. Skyler Flatten had 11 points for the home team.
North Dakota scored 23 second-half points, a season low for the team.
Daum helps Jackrabbits snap 1st-place tie with Omaha
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Mike Daum scored 33 points and grabbed 16 rebounds and South Dakota State beat Omaha 83-73 on Saturday to snap a first-place tie between the Summit League co-leaders.
Daum moved up to 17th on the NCAA's all-time scoring list, passing Allan Houston (Tennessee, last season 1993), with 2,803 points. He posted his fourth straight 30-point game and moved up to second for career rebounds in the Summit League with 1,112. He also had five assists and three steals.
South Dakota State aiming to retain veterinary students
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — A new partnership with the University of Minnesota aims to lower tuition costs for South Dakota State University's veterinary medicine students and allow them to stay closer to home the first two years of graduate work.
Daum passes Redick on NCAA scoring list, SDSU beats NDSU
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Mike Daum scored 30 points to pass former Duke star J.J. Redick on the all-time scoring list and South Dakota State rolled past North Dakota State 87-69 on Thursday night.
South Dakota school district agrees confidential settlement
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The Brookings School District has reached a confidential settlement in a federal lawsuit brought by a student who was expelled for harassing teachers.
The Argus Leader reports that South Dakota state law permits government entities such as school districts to keep the terms of certain settlements private.
Daum scores 37, South Dakota State rolls Oral Roberts 84-65
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Mike Daum had 37 points and eight rebounds, Tevin King had seven assists and eight steals and South Dakota State beat Oral Roberts 84-65 on Saturday.
Skyler Flatten and freshman David Jenkins scored 15 points apiece for SDSU (14-6, 4-1 Summit League). The Jackrabbits had 21 assists on 30 field goals — led by Alex Arians' nine helpers. Jenkins, the second-leading scorer for SDSU at 19.8 points per game, was just 5 of 15 from the field.
Jenkins, Flatten lead South Dakota State past Denver 78-66
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — David Jenkins Jr. scored 21 points and Skyler Flatten 20 — each with five 3 pointers — as South Dakota State got past Denver 78-66 on Thursday night.
South Dakota State (13-6, 3-1 Summit League) shot 53 percent from the floor and made 11 of 25 from beyond the arc. Tevin King had 17 points for his ninth straight game in double figures. Mike Daum added 10 points and eight rebounds.
Montana stops South Dakota State’s win streak at 26, 85-74
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Michael Oguine scored 23 points and grabbed nine rebounds and Montana snapped the nation's longest home court winning streak, knocking off South Dakota State 85-74 on Saturday night.
The Jackrabbits entered the game having won 26 straight home games, a streak that dates to January 2017.
No. 7 Oregon women hold off South Dakota State 87-79
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Oregon coach Kelly Graves figured the Ducks would have to fight for a win at mid-major South Dakota State.
"This isn't a place you want to come play, but I think it makes us better," Graves said. "They test you, they test you. Nobody that knows basketball would be surprised at that score. There's not one coach in Division I basketball that would be surprised at that score. These guys are good, and we knew that."
SDSU, Stiegelmeier agree on 5-year contract extension
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota State and coach John Stiegelmeier have agreed on a five-year contract extension.
Jackrabbits score 90 points at halftime in record 139-72 win
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota State scored 90 points at halftime and the Jackrabbits ran up a school-record 139-72 win against Savannah State.
Mike Daum had a double-double in the first half and finished with 37 points and 17 rebounds on Tuesday night.
The Jackrabbits set single-game school records for points in a half, 3-pointers made (23) and field goals made and attempted (53 of 87). SDSU's 139 points were one shy of the Summit League record held by former member Troy in 1995.
Mike Daum scores 42, South Dakota State wins at home again
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Mike Daum scored 42 points and South Dakota State defeated Southern University 101-92 on Friday night to extend the nation's longest active home-winning streak to 25 games.
Daum, who averages 23.5 points and 10.5 rebounds per game, made 13 of 18 shots from the field and 14 of 15 free throws. David Jenkins added 22 points and Tevin King scored 14 for the Jackrabbits (8-3).
South Dakota State pounds Duquesne 51-5 in FCS playoffs
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Mikey Daniel ran for 100 yards and two touchdowns, Isaiah Hill also had two rushing touchdowns and fifth-seeded South Dakota State rolled to a 51-6 win over Duquesne on Saturday in the second round of the FCS playoffs.
The Jackrabbits (9-2), making their seventh-straight playoff appearance, play at fourth-seeded Kennesaw State next weekend.
Daum, Arians double-double as S. Dakota St. tops UMKC 75-47
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Mike Daum scored 26 points and pulled down 18 rebounds, Alex Arians added 11 points and 10 boards for his first career double-double and South Dakota State led wire-to-wire defeating UMKC 75-47 Wednesday night.
Four players reached double-digit scoring for South Dakota State with Skyler Flatten adding 11 points and Tevin King 10. The Jackrabbits (6-2) pushed their home win streak to a national-best 24 straight.
Authorities ID Yankton man killed in Brookings County crash
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Authorities have identified a Yankton man who died in a weekend crash in Brookings County.
The Highway Patrol says the car driven by 24-year-old Bryce Keegan rolled in the ditch off a rural road south of the city of Brookings about 7:30 a.m. Sunday.
Keegan was pronounced dead at the scene. He was alone in the vehicle.
Man dies in car crash in eastern South Dakota
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — A 24-year-old man is dead after a car crash in eastern South Dakota.
Authorities say the driver drifted into a ditch a mile south of Brookings on Sunday morning. The 2014 Buick Regal hit an approach, vaulted and rolled. The driver was not wearing a seat belt and was thrown from the car. He died at the scene.
The name of the victim has not been released. South Dakota's Highway Patrol is investigating.
Daktronics: Fiscal 2Q Earnings Snapshot
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) _ Daktronics Inc. (DAKT) on Wednesday reported fiscal second-quarter net income of $8.6 million.
The Brookings, South Dakota-based company said it had net income of 19 cents per share.
The video display maker posted revenue of $172.7 million in the period.
Strong’s big day catapults South Dakota State to win
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Freshman Pierre Strong Jr. ran for 253 yards and three touchdowns on just 17 carries and Taryn Christion had three TD passes and ran for a score to propel South Dakota State to a 49-27 victory over South Dakota on Saturday.
Daum powers South Dakota State past Bemidji State, 86-63
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Mike Daum earned his third straight double-double and South Dakota State beat Division II-Bemidji State, 86-63 to complete a sweep of a three-game, season-opening home stand Saturday.
Daum finished with 26 points and 11 rebounds and is now 64 points shy of Nate Wolters' school record 2,363 career points and has scored in double digits 99 times in his career.
South Dakota St. wins 78-61, extends home win streak to 22
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Mike Daum scored 23 points and pulled down 13 rebounds and South Dakota State extended the nation's longest current home winning streak to 22 with a 78-61 victory over Alabama State on Thursday night.
Daum was 7 of 16 from the floor and made all seven of his free throws while recording his 34th career double-double.
Man accused of sex crimes in 4 counties reaches plea deal
ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — An Aberdeen man facing 28 sexual assault-related charges in four counties has pleaded guilty to two counts during court appearances this week in Brookings and Webster.
South Dakota State wins nation-best 21st straight home game
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — David Jenkins made four 3-pointers and scored 31 points, Mike Daum had 20 points and 13 rebounds and defending Summit League champion South Dakota State beat Grand Canyon 79-74 on Tuesday night to extend the nation's longest active home winning streak to 21 straight games.
South Dakota St. has no trouble with Missouri St., wins 59-7
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Taryn Christion threw four touchdown passes and ran for another score to lead South Dakota State to a 59-7 rout of Missouri State on Saturday.
Christion was 15-of-28 passing for 259 yards. His 32-yard touchdown run made it 38-7 late in the second quarter.
South Dakota citizens renew ballot battle with lawmakers
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — After watching South Dakota Republicans undo government ethics rules that voters had just imposed, Jennifer Krauel was angry enough to volunteer for a new anti-corruption ballot measure that lawmakers couldn't overturn.