UCLA is the winner of this year’s College World Series. Eric Filia drove in a career-high five runs to lead the Bruins to an 8-0 rout of Mississippi State at TD Ameritrade Park. It gave UCLA a sweep of the best-of-three championship series and the first baseball national championship in school history. The Bruins have an NCAA-record 109 national titles in all.
The group has forecast that summer travel will reach an all-time high on the wings of a strong U.S. economy.
The South Dakota State Fair is underway in Huron, continuing through Monday.
The longer range forecasts now appear to favor a wetter, cooler trend for the northern plains.
The Retirement Laws Committee of the South Dakota Legislature voted this week to begin the process of changing some of the rules of the state retirement system.