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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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Rail Plan Approved

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The state Rail Board approved the new South Dakota rail plan at their meeting this week.

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Siren Project Nixed

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Bidding for the emergency siren project in the lake area of Yankton closed yesterday, but at their meeting yesterday afternoon, Commission members agreed not to go ahead with the project and to reject any received bids.

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Yankton Receives Road Grant

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The city of Yankton has been approved for a $500,000 grant from the State Board of Economic Development for a new road.

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School Districts Report Scam

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School districts across the country are reporting a scam that involves fake invoices for language and math books the schools never bought.

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Early Voting To Start

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Early balloting for South Dakota voters starts Friday.