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Jackrabbits, Coyote On Elite List

More post season honors have come for some Jackrabbits and a Coyote football player.

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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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Growth Seen In Economic Index

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The Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index for February, a leading economic indicator for a nine-state region stretching from North Dakota to Arkansas, increased from January’s reading.

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Iowa Legislators Move to Budget And Education Issues

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With the debate over increasing the gas tax out of the way, Iowa legislators now can focus on the budget, and settling on education funding.

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Rounds Still Hopes For Pipeline

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South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds says he hopes the Congressional setback for the Keystone XL pipeline project doesn’t end up killing it.

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Higher Property Tax Revenue Expected In Nebraska

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A report from the Nebraska Economic Forecasting Advisory Board shows that taxes for the current fiscal year will be more than sixty two million dollars higher than expected.

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State Education Spending Debate Continues

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State aid to education is a big issue for the South Dakota legislature.