ST. LOUIS (AP) — Authorities say a Minnesota man convicted of defrauding a Missouri company has been sentenced along with a co-conspirator.
STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) — A group of Minnesota high school students is protesting administrators' decision to lock some of the school bathrooms during class time.
Oklahoma State adds Pastrana to coaching staff
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State is adding Erik Pastrana to its men's basketball coaching staff.
Pastrana has a dozen seasons of collegiate coaching under his belt. He coached with...
Semi driver pleads guilty in fatal Lake Elmo crash
STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) — A semi driver who crashed into a car at a Lake Elmo intersection, killing a college professor, has pleaded guilty to criminal charges.
STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) — Since he was sentenced for assault three years ago, Christian Burch has edited the prison newspaper, tutored fellow inmates and sold graphite portraits he drew while...
Winners announced for Arkansas-Oklahoma AP Broadcasters
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Winners have been announced for the 2018 Arkansas-Oklahoma Associated Press Broadcasters contest.
The winners were Wednesday. Awards will be shipped to winners in...
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State guard Lindy Waters III thinks there are many capable Native American basketball players who are getting overlooked.
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — In their final game of what has been an obstacle-filled season, Oklahoma State pulled out an 85-77 victory over West Virginia Saturday.
WVU looks for road win vs Oklahoma St.
West Virginia (12-18, 4-13) vs. Oklahoma State (11-19, 4-13)
Gallagher-Iba Arena, Stillwater, Oklahoma; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: West Virginia looks for its fourth straight...
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Three former Oklahoma State basketball players who were kicked off the team in January face criminal charges after authorities accused them of damaging cars.
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — After nearly knocking off No. 11 Texas Tech, Oklahoma State was in position to take down No. 15 Kansas.
Oklahoma St. looks to knock off No. 15 Kansas
No. 15 Kansas (21-7, 10-5) vs. Oklahoma State (10-18, 3-12)
Gallagher-Iba Arena, Stillwater, Oklahoma; Saturday, 12 a.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: No. 15 Kansas looks to give Oklahoma State its...
Searching for a Stillwater lumberman’s wild collection
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — George Atwood's collection of exotic taxidermied animals, weapons, rugs, musical instruments, books and sporting equipment was so extensive that the Stillwater lumber...
Man pleads guilty to killing girlfriend, staging overdose
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities say a Stillwater man admitted to strangling his girlfriend at her St. Paul home last summer and then inserting a cocaine-laced straw in her nose to make her death...
No charges against Stillwater officer in fatal shooting
STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) — A Stillwater police officer won't face charges for fatally shooting a man armed with a knife last November.
Washington County Attorney Pete Orput says his office...
Dziagwa helps Oklahoma State snap losing streak
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — They weren't going to let this one slip away.
It had been 12 days since Oklahoma State squandered a seven-point lead with 5:28 remaining and lost 70-68 on a final-second shot at TCU on Feb. 6.
Thomas Dziagwa matched a career-high with 23 points, connecting on 6 of 11 3-pointers, to help lead Oklahoma State to a 68-61 victory over TCU Monday night, snapping a five-game losing streak.
Widow of sheriff’s deputy speaks out about mental illness
STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) — Cindy Lannon instantly knew something was wrong.
Returning home from a medical appointment the Monday after Thanksgiving, Lannon expected to find her husband's brown loafers on the front mat.
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Culver scores 19 as No. 15 Texas Tech routs Oklahoma State
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Texas Tech took its stifling defense up a notch.
Jarrett Culver scored 19 points, and the 15th-ranked Red Raiders defeated Oklahoma State 78-50 on Wednesday night.
Texas Tech, which entered the game ranked second in Big 12 play in scoring defense and first in field goal percentage defense, improved its numbers. The Red Raiders held Oklahoma State to 23 points in the first 26 minutes. It was the third straight game they held an opponent to 54 or fewer points — all wins.
No. 15 Texas women fend off Oklahoma St 61-55
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Sug Sutton scored 17 points on 7-of-10 shooting, adding seven rebounds and six assists, to lead No. 15 Texas to a 61-55 victory over Oklahoma State on Tuesday night.
With the victory, the Longhorns (20-5, 10-3 Big 12 Conference) have now won at least 20 games in six straight seasons. Texas held on to second place in conference play by improving to 8-1 on the road this season. The Longhorns are now 13-10 all-time on OSU's floor.
Career-high night from Gray leads Okla. St. over Oklahoma
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Heading into their rivalry game called "Bedlam," Oklahoma and Oklahoma State were each on extended losing streaks and desperately needed a victory.
While both teams had positive stretches, it was Oklahoma State, led by a career-high 33 points from Vivian Gray, that emerged with an 84-74 victory Wednesday night, snapping a four-game losing streak.
Wade is perfect as Kansas St. shoots past Oklahoma St. 75-57
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Kansas State's Dean Wade didn't know he had a perfect shooting night going from the field until assistant coach Chris Lowery told him.
"Honestly, I had no idea," Wade said. "I didn't really know until the very end, when coach Lowery said something to me about, 'Oh, you just don't want to shoot, don't want to mess up your percentage.' I was like, 'What are you talking about?'"
Oklahoma: Milo the puppy with wrong-way paws improving
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — A puppy named Milo born with his front paws facing up instead of down has had another procedure as veterinarians in Oklahoma try to help the dog learn to walk.
Cox leads No. 1 Baylor women past Oklahoma State 66-58
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Baylor's stay at the top nearly was very short.
Lauren Cox had 16 points and 13 rebounds, and No. 1 Baylor rallied to beat Oklahoma State 66-58 on Wednesday night.
Juicy Landrum scored 15 points while Kalani Brown added 11 points and 12 rebounds for Baylor (18-1, 8-0 Big 12), which moved to No. 1 this week after Notre Dame's loss to North Carolina.
Minnesota Senate cancels all hearings due to extreme cold
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The extreme cold has promoted the Minnesota Senate to cancel all hearings for the day in the interests of public safety, although Senate offices remain open for lawmakers who choose to brave the frigid trek to the Capitol.
Oklahoma St. hires Princeton’s Gleeson to run offense
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State has hired Princeton's Sean Gleeson as offensive coordinator.
Oklahoma State made the announcement Sunday in a news release.
Scott’s 31 leads No. 20 Iowa St women past Oklahoma St 84-71
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Kristin Scott made all 11 shots, including seven 3-pointers, and both free throws for a career-high 31 points, and grabbed 12 rebounds on Saturday to lead No. 20 Iowa State to an 84-71 win over Oklahoma State.
Scott, the first ISU player to go 11 for 11, opened the game with a 3-pointer and added two more as the Cyclones (15-5, 5-3 Big 12 Conference) opened an 11-0 lead. Iowa State closed out the first quarter by turning a 7-0 spurt into a 19-4 run for a 32-9 lead.
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Dziagwa, late surge, lifts Okla. St. to win over S. Carolina
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Down to just nine players after dismissing three from the team two weeks ago for disciplinary reasons, Oklahoma State has faded late in games recently and had lost three in a row.
Saturday afternoon, the Cowboys showed they've learned some lessons and finished strong.
Thomas Dziagwa matched a career high with 19 points, shooting 5 of 9 from 3-point range, to help lead Oklahoma State to a 74-70 victory over South Carolina in the SEC/Big 12 Challege on Saturday afternoon.
Veterinarians fix puppy paws pointing up instead of down
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — A puppy born with his front paws facing up instead of down and unable to walk is recovering after surgery at Oklahoma State University's Center for Veterinary Health Sciences.
Dr. Erik Clary said Friday that he's pleased with the progress of the 10-week-old dog named Milo. The 8-pound (3.63-kilogram) puppy had elbow surgery Jan. 9 in Stillwater.
Bieniemy scores 17, leads Oklahoma past Oklahoma State 70-61
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Jamal Bieniemy made his second career start memorable.
The freshman point guard scored a season-high 17 points, and Oklahoma rallied from a 19-point deficit to defeat Oklahoma State 70-61 on Wednesday night.
In his first start last Saturday against Texas, Bieniemy made three 3-pointers in the final four minutes of a close loss. Now, he's taken another step forward.
Oklahoma State kicks Weathers, Calloo, Jones off team
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State kicked guard Michael Weathers and forwards Maurice Calloo and Kentrevious Jones off the team Wednesday due to a violation of rules.
"We have a standard of behavior that we expect from everyone in our program, and we're going to move forward with the people who want to abide by those standards," coach Mike Boynton said in a statement. "I wish the others well as they move on."
McClure scores 29 to help Baylor beat Oklahoma St. 73-69
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — King McClure had totaled 17 points over the previous three games, including just four on Saturday, but he kept working hard and felt like he had a lot of support Monday night.
McClure had a career-high 29 points, nine rebounds and four assists to help lead Baylor to a 73-69 victory over Oklahoma State.
McClure scored 20 first-half points and hit a career-best seven 3-pointers — six before halftime.
Stillwater prison on lockdown after inmate attacks officer
STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) — Officials have placed Stillwater state prison on lockdown after an inmate attacked a corrections officer.
The state Department of Corrections says a prisoner targeted the sergeant in a living unit late Wednesday morning. Department spokeswoman Sarah Fitzgerald says corrections officers responded quickly and contained the incident.
Oklahoma State gives 1-year contract extension to Mike Gundy
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy's contract has been extended by a year through 2023.
Gundy is set to make $5.125 million this year. He agreed to a long-term deal in 2017 that provides annual rollovers plus an annual $125,000 escalator.
Waters perfect from 3 as Oklahoma State beats Texas 61-58
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — As desperate as Oklahoma State was to win a Big 12 Conference game, how the Cowboys looked doing it was of little concern to coach Mike Boynton.
Oklahoma State parts ways with G Mike Cunningham
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State has announced that graduate transfer guard Mike Cunningham is no longer with the basketball program.
The school made the announcement Tuesday in a news release.
Cunningham averaged 8.0 points and 1.1 assists in seven games for the Cowboys, but he hadn't played since Dec. 16 against Nebraska. Before this season, he played 96 games at USC Upstate and had 1,181 points and 281 assists in three seasons.
Guilty plea expected in reckless driving death
STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) — Prosecutors in Washington County say a man accused of distracted driving will plead guilty to causing a crash that killed a pregnant mother.
Authorities initially said 21-year-old Drew Fleming, of North Hudson, Wisconsin was apparently texting when his car crashed into a vehicle at an intersection between Lakeland and Bayport and killed 22-year-old Megan Goeltz in February 2016.
Wigginton, Shayok lead Iowa State over Oklahoma State 69-63
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Lindell Wigginton is still working his way back into the lineup, but is improving each time out.
Wigginton, playing just his second game since missing 10 with a foot injury, scored 17 points and had eight rebounds to help lead Iowa State to a 69-63 victory over Oklahoma State Wednesday night in the Big 12 Conference opener for both teams.
Oklahoma shelter volunteer’s family secretly adopts dog
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — When Hallee Fuqua began volunteering at the Human Society of Stillwater in November, she was just trying to get her dog fix. She didn't expect to actually lose her heart to one of them.
But she did.
Then just before Christmas break, she learned he had been adopted and thought she would never see him again.
Oklahoma State pushes the tempo to beat Texas A&M-CC, 69-59
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — After a cautious start, Oklahoma State pushed the tempo and let the 3-point darts fly in a 69-59 victory Saturday over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.
Cameron McGriff had 15 points and 11 rebounds while Thomas Dziagwa made four 3- pointers, three in the second half, for 12 points as OSU concluded its nonconference slate at 6-6. Transfer Curtis Jones, playing his second home game, added 12 points.
Electric scooters coming back to Oklahoma State University
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State University is working with an electric scooter company called Spin after student outcry followed the university's decision to cut ties with other alternative transportation companies like Bird and Lime.
Jones, McGriff lead Oklahoma St. over Central Arkansas 82-73
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Curtis Jones waited a full year, watching his teammates compete but unable to help them out, so he was thrilled to finally play his first home game.
Jones scored a career-high 23 points and Cam McGriff had 17 points and seven rebounds to lead Oklahoma State to an 82-73 victory over Central Arkansas on Friday.
Jones, who also had six rebounds, made just his second appearance for the Cowboys after becoming eligible last week, following his transfer from Indiana last year.
Oklahoma State University delays faculty pay raises
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Faculty and staff at Oklahoma State University will have to wait for their promised merit-based pay raises after low enrollment numbers resulted in a budget shortfall.
University officials announced Monday that the school will need to postpone the 2.5 percent performance-based pay raise, which was scheduled to take effect Jan. 1, the Oklahoman reported.
$3.9M project to address obesity in rural eastern Oklahoma
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State University has a $3.9 million plan to address obesity in two rural counties, one of which includes the town with the lowest life expectancy in the U.S.
Minnesota home provides place for people with HIV, AIDS
STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) — Melissa Shaffer works part-time in the fitting room of a local discount retailer, has a gray short-haired cat named Sabrina, and likes to shop until she can shop no more.
Her life is very different from what she thought it might be 13 years ago, when she was diagnosed with AIDS.
"I didn't know what to expect," said Shaffer, 47. "I was scared."
Brooks’ 23 leads Houston past Oklahoma State, 63-53
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Armoni Brooks just keeps getting better from long range.
Brooks shot 7-of-13 from 3-point range, scoring 23 points and pulling down eight rebounds, to help lead Houston over Oklahoma State 63-53 Saturday night.
Brooks, the reigning American Athletic Conference Player of the Week, tied a career high in 3-pointers made, while the Cougars (8-0) connected on 35.3 percent of their 3s overall (12 for 34). Corey Davis Jr. added 14 points and seven rebounds for Houston.
US Marshals apprehend escaped Oklahoma inmate in Missouri
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — The U.S. Marshals Service says a man convicted of murder who escaped from a county jail in Oklahoma has been apprehended in Missouri.
Deputy U.S. Marshal Callen Stephens says 34-year-old Patrick M. Walker was taken into custody about 11:15 a.m. Tuesday at an extended-stay motel in St. Louis.
US Marshals offer $5K to help catch Oklahoma fugitive inmate
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — The U.S. Marshals Service is offering a $5,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest of a man convicted of murder who escaped from an Oklahoma jail.
Federal marshals said Monday that they have joined state and local authorities in the search for 34-year-old Patrick M. Walker, who escaped the Payne County Jail on Thursday.