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Twins Sign Free Agent Pitcher

A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that free-agent right-hander Ricky Nolasco and the Minnesota Twins have reached agreement on a contract.

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SDSU Women Win In Mexico

It was a good start to the Mexico trip for the South Dakota State women’s basketball team.

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Starr Earns Conference Award

South Dakota linebacker Tyler Starr has been named the Missouri Valley Football Conference Defensive Player of the Year.

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Timberwolves Fall At Home

Eight players scored in double figures led by Ty Lawson’s 23 points as the Nuggets got by the Timberwolves 117-110 at Target Center.

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Hawkeyes, Cyclones Extend Rivalry

The Iowa Hawkeyes and Iowa State Cyclones are extending their football rivalry.

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Jacks Earn Second Straight

Make it two straight for the Jackrabbits

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USD Women Fall At Creighton

Marissa Janning scored 20 points and three more Bluejays scored at least 10 points as Creighton topped the South Dakota women’s basketball team 63-48 Tuesday night.

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Starr On Buchanan List

South Dakota linebacker Tyler Starr is one of 20 finalists for the Buck Buchanan Award announced by The Sports Network.

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Iowa Speedway For Sale

Iowa Speedway is apparently ready for new ownership.

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Nebraska Champs Crowned

The final three Nebraska prep football champions for 2013 were crowned Tuesday in Lincoln.

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Daugaard Has Fond Fair Memories

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The South Dakota State Fair is underway in Huron, continuing through Monday.

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Cooler, Wetter Weather Ahead

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The longer range forecasts now appear to favor a wetter, cooler trend for the northern plains.

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Changes Coming To Retirement System

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The Retirement Laws Committee of the South Dakota Legislature voted this week to begin the process of changing some of the rules of the state retirement system.

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Iran Debate Unlikely

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It was expected that the Senate would have a lengthy debate next week over the proposed nuclear deal with Iran.

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Lots Of Pheasants In Iowa

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A statewide survey by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources shows the pheasant population has increased for the second year in a row.