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Twins Bring Back Bartlett

The Minnesota Twins have agreed to terms with former starting shortstop Jason Bartlett on a minor league contract that includes an invitation to spring training.

Ponder Remains Number One

The quarterback carousel in Minnesota is staying put for another week.

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Wild Notch Victory

Mikko Koivu scored the tiebreaking goal in the closing minutes of the third period and added two assists to lift the Minnesota Wild to a 4-3 win over the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday night.

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GPAC Honors Football Best

The 2013 Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Football All-Conference Team has been selected after a vote of the league coaches.

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Nebraska Playoffs Continue

The finalists were determined in two more classes of Nebraska prep football playoff action Tuesday.

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Timberwolves Overcome By Wizards

The Wizards stormed back from a 16-point deficit to notch a 104-100 win over the Timberwolves at the Verizon Center.

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Twins Swap Hurlers

The Twins and Pirates have swapped pitchers.

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Wild Streak Snapped

Max Pacioretty netted a hat trick to lead the Canadiens over the Wild 6-2 at the Bell Centre.

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Jacks Secure First Win

Five Jackrabbits scored in double figures and two posted double-doubles as South Dakota State cruised to an 83-62 win over Southwest Minnesota State for its first win of the season in front of 2,521 fans at Frost Arena.

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GPAC Tabs Weekly Best

The Great Plains Athletic Conference has announced its weekly best in football.

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Another Try At Expanding Medicaid In Nebraska

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Another attempt is being made in the legislature to expand Medicaid in Nebraska.

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Prison Reform Bills Introduced

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Nebraska State senators who held hearings throughout the interim on various problems with the state prison system have proposed legislation for this session.

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Thune: Climate Change Cures Worse Than Problems

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During his State of the Union speech, President Obama pointed to climate change as the “greatest threat to the future,” due to increasing temperatures and sea levels.

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Holiday Gave Boost To South Dakota Retailers

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It looks like holiday shopping gave South Dakota retailers a small boost at the end of last year.

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Sturgeon Found On Missouri River

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The discovery of two small fish in the lower Missouri River is big news for researchers and wildlife officials all along the river.