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

December 29, 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. Jim Nord 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This information is not for publication or broadcast, and these plans are subject to change.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:

SPEEDWAY AUCTION

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. _ Badlands Motor Speedway owner Chuck Brennan is extending the racetrack’s sale deadline so a former owner can purchase it back. Brennan, a payday loan mogul, is threatening to bulldoze the racetrack in Brandon if the $6.3 million transaction doesn’t go through, the Argus Leader reported. SENT: 250 words.

EXCHANGE-FAMILY SEEKS CURE

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. _ A South Dakota family facing a rare brain disease is working to support each other while searching for a cure. Kandie Nelson has seven tangles of blood vessels known as cerebral cavernous malformations in her brain. The mulberry-shaped tangles can bleed and lead to seizures or stroke-like symptoms. But instead of letting the disease control their lives, the Nelsons have banded together as a family, drawing strength from one another. By Makenzie L. Huber, Argus Leader. SENT IN ADVANCE: 1003 words, photos.

EXCHANGE-KEEPING RESORT IN FAMILY

YANKTON, S.D. _ A South Dakota resort is getting new owners, but will stay in the family. For Michael and Valeri Grave, coming to Yankton’s Lewis & Clark Resort as owners is a new life chapter, as well as a homecoming. Jeff Wahl was there at the beginning when the Lewis & Clark Resort was built. He ran it for the last 18 years, and recently decided to sell it _ to his nephew Michael Grave. By Cora Van Olson, Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan. SENT IN ADVANCE: 669 words.

SPORTS:

BKC--SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA-STATE-NEBRASKA

LINCOLN, Neb. _ Nebraska closes nonconference play with a game against Division II Southwest Minnesota State. Cornhuskers coach Tim Miles was the Mustangs’ head coach from 1997-2001. By Eric Olson. UPCOMING: 600 words after 1 p.m. CST start.

HKN--WILD-JETS

The Minnesota Wild visit the Winnipeg Jets.

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