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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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Company To Add Jobs In Yankton

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SAPA Extrusions is beginning an expansion project which will add more capacity and employees to its plant in Yankton.

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Health Groups Push For Medicaid Expansion

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While the debate over expanding Medicaid may have slipped into the background in South Dakota, it isn’t going away.

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Water Development Grants Given

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The James River Water Development District is giving more than $185,000 to several area projects designed to improve waterways.

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Fish Kill In Sioux County, Iowa

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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is investigating a manure spill that killed fish in Orange City Slough Creek.

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Budget Planning Underway

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The planning process is underway for the 2015 South Dakota state budget.