Long before the action gets underway on the football field, the betting action is already gearing-up ahead of SDSU’s playoff game this afternoon against Montana State. The game should result in a big handle for the sportsbook at Grand Falls Casino. The Betfred Sportsbook expects the SDSU game will generate 10-percent of Saturday’s total handle, an amount that could run into the thousands of dollars.

The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating an early morning crash on Interstate 29. Authorities say the crash happened around 1:15 this morning near the Baltic exit. At this time, we don’t know how many people were involved in the crash, or their conditions. The interstate is now back open to traffic.

A unique rodeo has made its return to the W.H. Lyon Fairgrounds in Sioux Falls. Competitors from across the region, stretching from Kansas to Wyoming, make up the 20 teams participating in the Rodeo Extravaganza. Promoter Jared Lynch says the main event is a Ranch Rodeo featuring competitions you won’t see at most rodeos.