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AP-SD--South Dakota News Digest 1:30 pm, SD

August 31, 2018

Here’s a look at AP’s general news coverage in South Dakota. Questions about coverage plans go to News Editor Doug Glass at 612-332-2727 or dglass@ap.org. Amy Forliti is on the desk.

This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date.

For up-to-the-minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

Some TV and radio stations will receive shorter APNewsNow versions of the stories below, along with all updates.

AROUND THE STATE:

RAPID CITY-HOUSING GRANTS

RAPID CITY, S.D. — An unbuilt affordable-housing project in Rapid City that received federal grant money is putting future federal grants to the city in jeopardy. The developer says the project delay is due in part to city bureaucracy. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words.

EXCHANGE-HELICOPTER CRASH ANNIVERSARY

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — South Dakota residents reflect on a Sioux Valley helicopter crash on the 20th anniversary of the tragedy. In Aug, 20, 1998, the Trauma One chopper from Sioux Valley Hospital crashed. Investigators later learned a poorly fitted pin caused the rotor blade to swing into the tail of the Bell 222 helicopter, sending it crashing into a soybean field near its destination of Spencer, 110 miles southeast of Sioux Falls. By Stu Whitney, Argus Leader. SENT IN ADVANCE: 1970 words.

EXCHANGE-HISTORIC HANGAR

YANKTON, S.D. — Yankton officials decided this summer that it was time to spruce up the barrel hangar at Chan Gurney Municipal Airport. The structure, which dates back to World War II, will get a new roof and all new windows on the north side. The 75-year-old building had two different layers of roofing on it, neither of which was keeping out the weather any longer. By Cora Van Olson, Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan. SENT IN ADVANCE: 609 words.

IN BRIEF:

HAULED HOSPITAL WASTE, PENNINGTON COUNTY FATAL, KYRIE IRVING-RESERVATION, SEX ABUSE CASES, BUILDING SCARE, SCHOOL THREAT INVESTIGATED, OFFICER ASSAULT-PLEA, METH TRAFFICKING SENTENCES

SPORTS:

TWINS-RANGERS

ARLINGTON, Texas — Minnesota lefty Stephen Gonsalves is looking for his first major league win in his third career start. Drew Hutchison goes for the Rangers in the opener of a three-game series between AL also-rans. By Schuyler Dixon. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts 7:05 p.m. CT.

S. DAKOTA ST-IOWA ST

AMES, Iowa — For the first time in a while, Iowa State will enter an opener that it’s expected to win with ease. The Cyclones (8-5 in 2017), fresh off one of the best seasons in school history, host South Dakota State of the FCS on Saturday in the first game of rising coach Matt Campbell’s third year in charge. By Luke Meredith. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos by 3 a.m. CT.

S DAKOTA-KANSAS ST

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Kansas State opens its season against South Dakota in what doubles as an important tuneup for the Wildcats, who take a big step up in competition when Mississippi State rolls into town the following week. By Dave Skretta. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos by 5 p.m. CT.

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