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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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SDSU Women Fall To Creighton

Marissa Janning gave Creighton a 61-59 lead with 47 seconds remaining as the Bluejays closed Tuesday’s nonconference game with a 10-4 run to hand South Dakota State a 68-63 loss.

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GPAC Women’s Final Set

The 2013 Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Postseason Women’s Soccer Tournament completed semifinal round play on Tuesday as the number one and two seeds each hosted games.

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Nebraska Preps To Semis

Nebraska held quarterfinal round action in four classes of high school football Tuesday.

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Huskers Top Summit Team

Walter Pitchford scored 14 points to lead Nebraska in a 62-47 win over Western Illinois last night at Pinnacle Bank Arena

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New Look For Target Center

The Minneapolis City Council has approved an agreement with the Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx to renovate the Target Center, one of the NBA’s oldest venues.

Mauer Moves To First

Joe Mauer will be moving from catcher to first base on a full-time basis for the Minnesota Twins.

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Timberwolves Come Up Short

Blake Griffin had 25 points and 10 rebounds, Chris Paul added 21 points and the Los Angeles Clippers held off the Minnesota Timberwolves 109-107 on Monday night

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USD Falls On Road

The University of South Dakota men’s basketball team completed an eastern swing 0-2.

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Coyote Star Honored

For the second straight season, South Dakota’s Nicole Seekamp has been named the initial Summit League Women’s Basketball Player of the Week.

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Petition Effort To Restore Death Penalty Completed

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A referendum petition drive far exceeded the number of signatures needed to keep the repeal of the death penalty from taking effect...and to force a vote on the issue.

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Authorities Seek To Control Mussels

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Now that growing numbers of zebra mussels have been confirmed in Lewis & Clark Lake, the focus changes to slowing the spread of the invasive animal.

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South Dakota Students Above Average

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A.C.T. scores from last spring’s testing have been released by the South Dakota Department of Education, and the states students continue to score above the national average.

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School Districts Seek Additonal Funding

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A record number of Minnesota school districts -- 66 at last count -- are asking voters to increase property taxes this year so they can construct new buildings.

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Event To Prepare Meals

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A volunteer effort billed as "the nation's largest food packaging event" kicks-off today in Des Moines.