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Jacks Overcome Robert Morris, Move to 3 – 0

South Dakota State quarterback Zach Lujan threw for a career-high 395 yards and All-America wide receiver Jake Wieneke was on…

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SDSU Head Coach Says University Landed Good Recruits

South Dakota State University Head Football Coach John Stiegelmeier says they have landed a very good crop of recruits this year.

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Area Divers Honored

South Dakota State’s Clark Kocourek and South Dakota’s Greysen Hertting were named The Summit League’s Divers of the Week for their performances Jan. 10-11.

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Cyclones Suffer Second Setback

DeAndre Kane had 21 points and eight rebounds but number-10 Iowa State suffered a 77-70 loss to 15th-ranked Kansas last night in Ames.

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Area Teams Move In Poll

This week’s Associated Press college basketball poll produced promotions for Iowa State, Iowa and Creighton.

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Timberwolves Recall Player

The Timberwolves have recalled rookie forward Shabazz Muhammad from Iowa of the NBA D-League.

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Royals Saving Money

The Royals are saving some money on their 2014 payroll.

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Iowa Scores Major Upset

Iowa took another step toward being considered a national contender this season in college basketball.

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Timberwolves Popped By Spurs

Kawhi Leonard posted 17 points and six rebounds to help the Spurs sink the Timberwolves 104-86 in Texas.

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Coyotes Split With Denver

The University of South Dakota welcomed Denver to the Summit League while splitting a pair of basketball games over the weekend.

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Iowa Auditor Finds Misspent Unemployment Funds

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A report from State Auditor Mary Mosiman finds Iowa Workforce Development paid out more than 909-thousand dollars in unemployment benefits that should not have been paid.

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Iowa Legislators Disagree over Medicaid Changes

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Democrats in the Iowa Senate plan to pass a bill that would stop Governor Branstad's plan to move the 560-thousand Medicaid patients in Iowa into private managed care plans.

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El Nino Could Lead to Muddy Fields This Spring

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An Iowa State University climatologist says the current El Nino weather pattern could mean slow planting this spring.

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Health Organizations in Nebraska Watching the Zika Virus

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Health organizations are carefully monitoring the spread of the Zika virus after a large outbreak in May of last year in Brazil.