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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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SDSU Men Lose, Women Win

Saturday’s Summit League basketball action saw the South Dakota State men suffer their first league setback while the Jackrabbit women completed a sweep.

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School Start Date Bill Tabled in Iowa Legislature

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A bill that would have set "on or after August 23rd" as the school start date in Iowa has been tabled in the Iowa Senate.

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Nebraska Senator Scorned for Comments Against Police

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A Nebraska state senator has called on Senator Ernie Chambers of Omaha to apologize for anti-police remarks made during a committee hearing.

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Surface Transportation Board Reform Bill Passes Committee

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South Dakota Senator John Thune, chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, praised the committee’s bipartisan passage of his Surface Transportation Board (STB) reform bill.

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RiverWalk Benefit to Fund Yankton Sculptures

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There will be few new bartenders in downtown Yankton this evening.

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Day of Calling to Benefit Mount Marty Scholarship Fund

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Mount Marty alumni will be getting a phone call today from students and other college officials reaching out for scholarship donations.