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Paluch Earns Summit Honor

Senior Steph Paluch (Pierre) was name The Summit League Women’s Basketball Player of the Week Monday, after helping South Dakota State to a 2-1 record this past week.

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Vikings Lose Cornerback

Vikings cornerback Josh Robinson will be out four-to-six weeks with a fractured sternum. Robinson suffered the injury in Sunday’s 41-20 loss at Seattle.

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Nebraska Playoffs Continue

Finalists were determined in two classes of Nebraska high school football playoffs Monday.

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UND Fires Football Coach

The University of North Dakota has fired head football coach Chris Mussman after a 3-8 season, including a 2-6 mark in the Big Sky Conference.

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Vikings Smashed By Seahawks

The Seahawks ran their home winning streak to 13 games at CenturyLink Field with a 41-20 pasting of the Vikings.

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SDSU Women Roll At Home

Using a 15-0 run to start the game, the South Dakota State women’s basketball team improved to 2-2 with an 80-44 win over Northern Iowa (1-2) Sunday at Frost Arena.

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Coyote Women Lose On Road

North Dakota placed four of five starters in double figures and recovered from a nine-point halftime deficit to get past South Dakota 65-61 Sunday at Betty Engelstad Sioux Center.

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Midland Wins Volleyball Crown

A champion was crowned in the GPAC postseason volleyball tourney.

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Jacks Win Showdown

The Jackrabbits have earned bragging rights in South Dakota football.

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SDSU Runner Sets Jackrabbit Mark

The SDSU men’s cross country team made history on Friday afternoon as Trent Lusignan qualified as the first Jackrabbit to make the NCAA D-I Cross Country Championships.

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Midwestern Economy Down From August

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The Creighton Economic Forecasting Group released the monthly survey of economic indicators throughout the Midwest.

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Minimum Wage Increase Would Affect More Than Minimum Wage Workers

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A recent analysis of an increase in the minimum wage finds that workers making more than minimum wage could also see upward pressure on their income.

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South Dakota Infant Death Rate Down in 2013

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The number of babies that died during their first year of life was down in 2013.

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El Nino Could Mean More Winter Moisture

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South Dakota State Climatologist Dennis Todey says the coming winter could be a wet one with milder temperatures.

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Changes To Iowa Snap Program

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It now costs Iowa grocery stores and other businesses more to accept payments through the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.