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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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Jacks Swim Past Coyotes

– Clark Kocourek and Connor Florand highlighted a dominating swimming performance by the Jackrabbits Saturday afternoon as SDSU swept the University of South Dakota.

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New Science Lab At MMC

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The new Avera Science Lab at Mount Marty College in Yankton was blessed and dedicated Friday.

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Number Of Deer Licenses To Be Reduced

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State wildlife officials say hunters in Iowa have sufficiently thinned down the deer herds, so the number of hunting licenses that will be issued is being scaled back to stabilize the population.

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Legislator Wants To Expand Iowa’s Legal Marijuana Law

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Six of the 10 members of an Iowa interim legislative committee say it's time for Iowa to make growing and distributing marijuana legal, if it's used for medical purposes.

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Growth Goal For U Of Iowa

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University of Iowa president, Sally Mason, told the Board of Regents this week her goal is to grow the size of the Iowa City school.

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Nebraska Reps Decry President’s Delay On ISIS

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Nebraska Senator Mike Johanns says he wishes President Obama responded to the threat of ISIL...or ISIS...earlier.