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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…


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.


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.


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.


Area Teams Move In Poll

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


Timberwolves Recall Player

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


Royals Saving Money

The Royals are saving some money on their 2014 payroll.


Iowa Scores Major Upset

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


Timberwolves Popped By Spurs

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


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 Harvest Moving Quickly

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Iowa farmers are making rapid harvest progress.

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Iowa Senate Democrats Dispute Republican Governor Terry Branstad

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Iowa Senate democrats say Governor Terry Branstad is overstepping his authority.

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Dealing With the Iran Nuclear Deal


Nebraska Congressman Jeff Fortenberry says Congress needs to keep tabs on the Iran nuclear deal.

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Nebraska Economy Will Survive the Loss of ConAgra


ConAgra leaving Omaha will cause some economic problems.

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Educational Cooperative To Be Investigated

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Governor Dennis Daugaard has asked the Government Operations and Audit Committee of the legislature to review the financial operations of the Mid Central Educational Cooperative.