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SDSU Women Win Again

Junior Megan Waytashek (Lino Lakes, Minn.) led four Jackrabbits in scoring as the South Dakota State women’s basketball team (9-4) defeated Northern Illinois (4-4) 67-50 Tuesday in front of 1,511 fans at Frost Arena.

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GPAC Tabs Weekly Best

Bailey Morris of Concordia and Ben Imig of Midland are the GPAC basketball Players of the Week.

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Wild Win Shootout

Jason Pominville scored the lone goal of the shootout as the Wild clipped the Canucks 3-2 at The X.

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Coyote Earns Summit Honor

South Dakota freshman diver Greysen Hertting was named Summit League Diver of the Week for the period ended Dec. 15.

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Jacks Add Two For Volleyball

South Dakota State head volleyball coach Phil McDaniel announced Tuesday that Carley Gerving from Lead (Rapid City Stevens) and Ashley Beaner from Sioux Falls (Roosevelt), have committed to play at South Dakota State next season.

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Jackrabbit Nabs Summit Award

After sitting out last season with an injury, one SDSU women’s basketball player is making the most of a new start this season.

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NSIC Honors Schilling Again

For the second time this season, Augustana sophomore forward Casey Schilling has been named the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week.

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Timberwolves Fall In Boston

Jared Sullinger dropped in 24 points with 11 rebounds and five assists to lead the Celtics in a 101-97 win over the Timberwolves at the TD Garden

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Vikings Shuffle Roster

The Vikings have waived running back Joe Banyard and signed offensive tackle Mike Remmers.

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Coyote Among Elite

South Dakota senior linebacker Tyler Starr finished ninth in the Buck Buchanan Award voting announced Monday by The Sports Network.

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The City of Yankton’s Sales Taxes Have Turned Around

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After some errors by the state revenue department, the sales taxes for Yankton are looking much better.

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Wanted: Marina Operator

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The current lease for the operation of the marina at the Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area is set to expire at the end of this year, and the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks is looking for someone interested in taking over.

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Transportation Bill Is Short Term Fix

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Before adjourning earlier this month, Congress passed another short term transportation bill. That bill continues the bulk of funding for highway construction projects across the country, but only until next spring.

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District 40 Candidates Debate

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The two candidates for the District 40 Senate seat in the Nebraska Unicameral debated this week in Hartington.

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Raise For Social Security Recipients

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Folks on Social Security will see a one point seven percent increase in their benefits starting on January first.