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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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Valley Tabs 4 Coyotes, Jackrabbit

Four members of the University of South Dakota football team and one from SDSU are part of the Missouri Valley Conference All Newcomer squad.

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USD Second In Summit Polls

South Dakota’s men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams both placed second while receiving first-place votes in the Summit League preseason polls released on Tuesday.

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Timberwolves In Mexico

The NBA is back in Mexico for a regular-season game Wednesday night, and the San Antonio Spurs and Minnesota Timberwolves are learning there’s an additional rival to conquer: The altitude.

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Vikes Break Ground On Stadium

The Minnesota Vikings have broken ground on their new stadium.

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Sioux City Hosts Championships

The 34th edition of the NAIA Volleyball National Championships welcomes 24 teams to the Tyson Events Center from Dec. 3 – 7.

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Coyotes Stretch Win Streak

South Dakota scored 14 of the final 17 points in a 71-67 win against Utah Valley Monday night inside the DakotaDome.

SDSU Women Win At Home

Three Jackrabbits scored in double figures as the South Dakota State women’s basketball team (5-4) defeated NJIT (2-7), 71-46, Monday night in front of 1,141 fans at Frost Arena.

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Dykstra Nets League Award

The Summit League named South Dakota State senior forward Jordan Dykstra its player of the week on Monday, the first Jackrabbit to win the award this season.

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Jacks Well Represented

Football Championship Subdivision playoff qualifier South Dakota State was well-represented on the all-Missouri Valley Football Conference team, with 10 Jackrabbit players named to the honor squad Monday.

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State Prison Inmate Back In Custody

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A minimum-security state prison inmate who failed to return to the minimum-security unit on the grounds of the South Dakota State Penitentiary on July 17th is back in custody.

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Rural Areas To Be Included In Economic Development

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Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts says rural areas of the state won’t be left out of economic development plans.

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Wind Farm Facing Opposition

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A group called “We Care” is working to stop development of a large wind farm in Lincoln County in south east South Dakota.

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Utility Rates Going Up In South Dakota

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Most of the investor owned utilities in South Dakota have either raised electric rates, or have a case before the Public Utilities Commission seeking to do that.

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Iowa To Count Critters

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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is preparing to launch an annual wildlife population survey.