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Jacks Continue Run

South Dakota State continues its Football Championship Subdivision playoff run Saturday afternoon, traveling to No. 3 national seed Eastern Washington.

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Vikings Play At Ravens

The Vikings are on the road this week as they travel to Baltimore to play the defending Super Bowl champion Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium.

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USD Women Win, Men Lose

It was a home win for the University of South Dakota women’s basketball team and a road loss for the Coyote men’s squad Thursday.

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Oral Roberts Returns

The Summit League announced the addition of Oral Roberts University as its ninth fulltime member Thursday.

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Lusignan Earns League Honor

South Dakota State’s Trent Lusignan has been named The Summit League Men’s Cross Country Athlete of the Year.

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Smoke Gets In T-Wolves Eyes

The NBA says the game between the San Antonio Spurs and Minnesota Timberwolves has been postponed because of smoky conditions inside the Mexico City arena.

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Jacks Rip Dakota State

A total of 10 Jackrabbits scored at least two points and four scored in double figures as South Dakota State rolled past Dakota State by a score of 88-62 on Wednesday night at Frost Arena.

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Huskers Win In Challenge

Terran Petteway tallied 14 points to pace the Nebraska Cornhuskers to a 60-49 win over the Miami Hurricanes in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge.

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Cassel Gets The Call

Matt Cassel will start at quarterback on Sunday as the Vikings take on the defending Super Bowl champion Ravens in Baltimore.

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National Honors For Area Gridders

Football players from South Dakota State, Morningside and Nebraska have received national recognition for off the field success.

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Farmer Dies In Combine Accident, Neighbors Respond

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A northwest Iowa farmer died Friday evening in a combine accident on a gravel road and the next morning over three dozen of his neighbors showed up for work in Gene Sitzmann's field.

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Candidates Spar On Obamacare

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In the Nebraska Senate race, there are a few issues that the two major candidates have major disagreements.

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New Jobs For Western Iowa

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he Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) board last week approved state incentives for a railcar maintenance facility.

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Fischer Tours Nuke Sites

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Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer has returned to Washington after touring the three nuclear weapon facilities in the United States.

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Radon Testing Encouraged

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This week is National Radon Action Week, and the Cancer Prevention Center is encouraging radon testing to reduce the number of Americans exposed to the gas.