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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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Iowa House Republicans Introduce $7.3 Billion Dollar Budget

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Iowa House Republicans are proposing a state budget that will spend just over seven-point-three BILLION dollars next year.

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Iowa Universities Request $20 Million Dollars More

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The presidents of Iowa's three public universities were at the statehouse, asking legislators to boost state funding for the schools by more than 20 million dollars.

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Opposition Grows to Expanded Gambling in Nebraska

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Gambling With the Good Life has come out against three initiative petitions to expand gambling in Nebraska.

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SD Governor Dennis Daugaard Still Expects Deal on Medicaid

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South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard says the dialogue with federal officials over Medicaid expansion is continuing.

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Nebraska Groundwater Levels on the Rise

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A new report shows groundwater levels are up in Nebraska, on average, six inches.