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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.


Huskers Earn League Honors

Several Huskers football players are receiving conference honors.

Vikings Gain Overtime Win

Blair Walsh’s 34-yard field goal with 1:43 left in overtime gave the Minnesota Vikings a 23-20 victory over the Chicago Bears on Sunday after both teams missed kicks in the extra period.


Stanford Crushes SDSU

South Dakota State ended its second two-game California road trip of the season on Sunday with a 92-60 loss at Stanford.

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Twins Sign Hughes

The Minnesota Twins have agreed to a $24 million, three-year contract with right-hander Phil Hughes.


Jacks Advance In Playoffs

South Dakota State scored 26 consecutive points and recorded seven sacks as the Jackrabbits advanced in the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs with a 26-7 victory at Northern Arizona Saturday night.


Morningside To Semifinals

Morningside College’s football team will travel to Des Moines, Iowa, to face Grand View University on Saturday, Dec. 7, in an all-Iowa semifinal round game in the NAIA Championship Series.


SDSU In Playoff Game

The South Dakota State University football team will make its second consecutive appearance in the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs,traveling Saturday to Northern Arizona.

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Huskers, Hawkeyes Holiday Showdown

Nebraska closes out the football regular season today at home against Iowa.


Road Trip For Jacks

Fresh off its Progressive Legends Classic, Brookings Subregional championship, South Dakota State returns to the road, and to the state of California, for a pair of games.

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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.

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SD School Boards Set Legislative Priorities


The Associated School Boards of South Dakota held their annual delegate assembly last week to help set direction for the 2016 legislative session.