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. Steve Karnowski is on the desk.

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TOP STORY:

JAMAICAN LOTTERY SCAM

BISMARCK, N.D. — A federal jury on Friday convicted a Rhode Island woman of helping scam elderly Americans in South Dakota and nationwide of millions of dollars, capping a large-scale Jamaican lottery scam case that authorities have been investigating and prosecuting for six years. Jurors found Melinda Bulgin, 28, guilty of 15 counts of conspiracy, fraud and money laundering, after 3 1/2 hours of deliberations over two days. Defense attorney Kevin Chapman said he likely will appeal. By Blake Nicholson. SENT: 525 words.

ACROSS THE STATE:

TRIBE-BRIDGE PROPOSAL

FORT YATES, N.D. — The Standing Rock Sioux tribe is seeking a $6.7 million grant to research building a bridge across Lake Oahe on the Missouri River. The idea was broached as early as the 1970s but floundered largely due to concerns over cultural impacts. SENT: 325 words.

EXCHANGE-CUSTER BREWERY

CUSTER, S.D. — A South Dakota couple has reopened their brewery after 20 years. Brian and Janet Boyer were at the forefront of the fledgling craft-beer movement when they opened the Mt. Rushmore Brewing Company in Hill City in 1997. Brian Boyer said that venture may have been ahead of its time. They eventually sold the brewery to another couple who operated it for a year or two, before they also shut it down. The Boyers recently decided to revive the brewery. By Jim Holland, Rapid City Journal. SENT IN ADVANCE: 887 words.

EXCHANGE-BESIEGED BUSINESS

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A South Dakota business is fighting for customers as it deals with road construction. Mark Gillespie co-owns Kaladi's Bistro in Sioux Falls. He says road construction just outside the cafe's main entrance has been hurting business. Crews have already been busy for months upgrading the road surface and underground utilities along Minnesota Avenue. The $3 million upgrade started in May and is scheduled to last until November. By Patrick Anderson, Argus Leader. SENT IN ADVANCE: 574 words.

IN BRIEF:

POVERTY-SIOUX FALLS, SPEEDWAY AUCTION, MISSING BOY SEARCH, REGIONAL HEALTH-LEADERSHIP

SPORTS:

TWINS-ROYALS

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Right-hander Ian Kennedy starts for the Royals against Jose Berrios and the Twins as they continue their four-game set. By Tod Palmer. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts 7:15 p.m. CT.

PACKERS-RODGERS

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Will he or won't he play? The Green Bay Packers may shed a little more light on quarterback Aaron Rodgers when they release the injury report for Sunday. Either way, backup DeShone Kizer will have to be ready for the Vikings. Upcoming: 500 words by 5 p.m. CT.

MIAMI (OHIO)-MINNESOTA

MINNEAPOLIS — Antoine Winfield Jr. is well on his way to matching his father's football success. The son of the former Minnesota Vikings safety is playing the same position for the Gophers and quickly establishing himself as a team leader. By Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 700 words, by 5 p.m. EDT.

WILD-SUTER

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Ryan Suter returns from season-ending ankle surgery, expecting to join the Minnesota Wild for the first practice of training camp. By Dave Campbell. UPCOMING: 600 words, by 5 p.m. EDT.

IN BRIEF:

GOLF TEAM-COLLISION

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