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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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The City of Yankton’s Sales Taxes Have Turned Around

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After some errors by the state revenue department, the sales taxes for Yankton are looking much better.

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Wanted: Marina Operator

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The current lease for the operation of the marina at the Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area is set to expire at the end of this year, and the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks is looking for someone interested in taking over.

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Transportation Bill Is Short Term Fix

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Before adjourning earlier this month, Congress passed another short term transportation bill. That bill continues the bulk of funding for highway construction projects across the country, but only until next spring.

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District 40 Candidates Debate

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The two candidates for the District 40 Senate seat in the Nebraska Unicameral debated this week in Hartington.

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Raise For Social Security Recipients

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Folks on Social Security will see a one point seven percent increase in their benefits starting on January first.