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Valencia Back In Division

The Royals have added some infield depth by acquiring third baseman Danny Valencia from the Orioles for outfielder David Lough.


Jackrabbits, Coyote On Elite List

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

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.


GPAC Tabs Weekly Best

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


Wild Win Shootout

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


Coyote Earns Summit Honor

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

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.


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.


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.


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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Health Care Facilities Put Up Help Wanted Sign

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Health care facilities across the state are among employers not able to find all the workers they need.

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Iowa Farm Land Still Selling High


Despite low agricultural commodity prices, Iowa farmland still seems to be in high demand -- with buyers willing to pay near-record prices.

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Two Killed in Wrong Way Collision on Highway 50

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The Yankton County Sheriff’s office says two people were killed in a head on collision on Highway 50, about five miles east of Yankton.

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SD Counties Look to 2016 Legislature for Financial Help

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While education funding and teacher pay have gotten most of the attention, counties will also be standing in line when the 2016 session of the South Dakota legislature opens in January.

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SD Board of Regents to Consider Alcohol on Campus Policy


The South Dakota Board of Regents will consider a report at their meeting this week that could lead to allowing some use of alcohol on the six state university campuses.