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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.

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.

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.

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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A northwest Iowa company may be leading something of a shift to swine in medical research

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Minnesota Traffic Deaths Reach 100

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There have been 100 traffic deaths on Minnesota roads so far this year.

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Iowa Legislators Struggle to Conclude the 2016 Session

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The Iowa D-O-T's request for an extra 10-million dollars to cover negotiated salary increases is one of the sticking points that remains as lawmakers struggle to conclude the 2016 legislative session.

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Rural Airports in Nebraska Can Now Apply for Federal Funding

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Rural airports in Nebraska will be able to apply for federal funding now that Congress has approved a rider to the FAA reauthorization sponsored by Congressman Adrian Smith

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Compromise In the Works For Family Planning Services

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A compromise may be in the works over where Medicaid patients in Iowa can get family planning services after July 1st.