PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Authorities say two South Dakota state prison inmates are being sought after they left their community service job site in Pierre.
GERING, Neb. (AP) — Farmers in western Nebraska and eastern Wyoming left without a way to water crops following the collapse of a massive irrigation tunnel in July will be covered by federal crop insurance.
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota authorities have filed additional child sexual abuse charges against a former Indian Health Services pediatrician.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Attorneys general from a dozen western states want the Trump administration to halt a proposal by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that they say usurps states' authority over their own water.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's highest court lifted one of the last major hurdles for the Keystone XL pipeline in the state on Friday when it rejected another attempt to derail the project by opponents who wanted to force the developer to reapply for state approval.
BERLIN (AP) — An 8-year-old boy got a stern talking-to earlier this week when he took his mom's Volkswagen for a joyride on the German autobahn, but after pulling the stunt again — hitting speeds of 180 kph (112 mph) — he's been put into psychological counselling.
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota man faces up to 50 years in prison after a jury convicted him in a case involving alleged threats to his wife's cancer doctor.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts has denied a pay raise for the director of the Nebraska Natural Resources Department, who auditors say used a state vehicle for personal trips and falsified expense reports.
PORT ARTHUR, Texas (AP) — An arrest warrant has been issued for a 24-year-old man who authorities say posted social media video of himself licking ice cream from a carton in Texas and returning it to a supermarket freezer.
NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have identified the driver of a car killed in a collision with a semitrailer south of North Platte.
CLOVERDALE, Ind. (AP) — The owner of a western Indiana ethanol plant is blaming its shut down on the Trump administration allowing some refineries to not blend ethanol with gasoline as required under federal law.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police say officers serving a search warrant in north-central Omaha had shots fired at them, but no one was injured.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Sanford Health has fired one of its surgeons who is the subject of a federal fraud investigation, a month after three top hospital executives defended him against the allegations.
WAVERLY, Neb. (AP) — School administrators have halted distribution of a Nebraska high school yearbook in part because of a story that honors a journalism teacher for how she dealt with the death of her son only 96 minutes after his birth.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The ex-wife of a man on trial for an Omaha robbery and killing last year testified that he confessed to taking part, then punctuated it with a threat.
GRAND HAVEN, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan company that offers skydiving says a man who died last weekend had no equipment problems but turned too close to the ground.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A Sioux Falls woman accused of driving away after her boyfriend fell off the hood of her vehicle and later died has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Des Moines man who recorded what he says was the abuse of a show pig at the Iowa State Fair earlier this month has been banned from the fair for life.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha man accused of starving two pit bull dogs to death, then tossing their carcasses into a ravine has been sentenced to 15 months in prison.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska's largest prison faces "alarming" conditions driven by staffing shortages, record overtime and inmates who are secretly using synthetic drugs and contraband cellphones, according to the state's watchdog for correctional services.
BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — Investigators say a Union Pacific worker has died after being pinned between two railway tanker cars in Southeast Texas.
BERLIN (AP) — A German city that's been the subject of a long-running online light-hearted conspiracy theory claiming it doesn't really exist is offering big bucks to whoever proves that's true.
WAGNER, S.D. (AP) — A Wagner woman has been charged with murder in the death of her 3-year-old daughter, whose body was covered in bruises when police found her unresponsive last week.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Midwest Excavating for allegedly exposing workers to trench cave-in hazards at a jobsite in Sioux Falls.