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Showdown At The Dome

State bragging rights will be on the line Saturday as South Dakota State travels to South Dakota for a key Missouri Valley Football Conference matchup

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Vikings Head West

The Vikings head west to take on the NFC-leading Seattle Seahawks on Sunday at CenturyLink Field.

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Montana Ends Frost Arena Streak

South Dakota State had the longest D-1 home win streak in the country snapped Thursday.

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Titles Decided In South Dakota

Three state championship crowns were earned Thursday in South Dakota high school football playoff action at the Dakota Dome.

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Iowa Playoffs Continue

The pairings have been set for a pair of title games next week after semifinal round action Thursday in two Iowa high school football classes.

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Cyclones Top USD Women

No. 18 Iowa State outscored the South Dakota women’s basketball team 31-15 over the final 8 minutes, 30 seconds to top the Coyotes 88-72 on Wednesday night at Hilton Coliseum.

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Jackrabbit Men, Women Add Recruits

Both the South Dakota State University men’s and women’s basketball teams added four recruits on Wednesday.

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Coyote Women Sign Nebraskan

South Dakota women’s basketball coach Amy Williams has announced the signing of Kate Liveringhouse of Bellevue West High School (Neb.) to a National Letter of Intent.

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Timberwolves Add Victory

Kevin Love tallied 33 points, eight rebounds and six assists to power the Timberwolves to a 124-95 win over the Cavaliers at the Target Center.

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Wild Win Shootout

Zach Parise and Jason Pominville both scored in the shootout as the Wild edged the Maple Leafs 2-1 at The X.

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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.