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Ponder Hopes To Return

Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder is optimistic that he’ll be able to play this week.

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Timberwolves Finally Beat Lakers

The Timberwolves snapped a six year losing streak Sunday.

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USD Women Suffer Setback

UC Irvine survived a late comeback attempt to top the South Dakota’s women’s basketball team 68-64 at the Bren Events Center on Sunday afternoon.

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Coyotes Lose Heartbreaker

Ellis Henderson’s 98-yard kickoff return with 1:36 to go in the fourth quarter helped No. 12 Montana survive South Dakota 31-27 Saturday at the Dakota Dome.

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Jacks Win Home Finale

The South Dakota State University football team closed out the home portion of its regular season schedule with a 29-0shutout victory over Indiana State.

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Viking Receiver Arrested

Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson is dealing with some legal issues after his arrest on suspicion of drunken driving.

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Vikings Rally For Victory

Adrian Peterson’s one-yard touchdown run late in the third quarter gave the Vikings the lead as they held on to beat the Redskins 34-27 at Mall of America Field.

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Home Finale For SDSU Gridders

The South Dakota State University football team closes out the home portion of its schedule Saturday, hosting Indiana State in Missouri Valley Football Conference action.

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Wild Streak Snapped

Nicklas Backstrom scored the only goal of the overtime shootout, leading the Capitals to a 3-2 win over the Wild at the Verizon Center.

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SDSU Men Open On Road

The South Dakota State men’s basketball team opens the 2013-14 season this weekend with a pair of games at the USD Classic in San Diego, Calif., hosted by the University of San Diego.

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Group Studies Iowa Businesses

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A group that seeks to place women in top jobs has announced plans for a first-of-its-kind study of the state's businesses.

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Corrections Director Defends Early Release Program

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Nebraska State Corrections Director Mike Kenney defends his controversial program to allow prison inmates released prematurely to serve out the rest of their sentences at home.

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Nebraska Medical Center Shares Ebola Knowledge

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The University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha is becoming a world leader in treatment of Ebola.

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District 40 Debate in Hartington Talked Prison Issues

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Tyson Larson and Keith Kube met in Hartington, Nebraska last night to debate issues before the November election.

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Wellness Fair Set For Redfield

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The South Dakota Developmental Center is hosting their second annual community health and wellness fair in Redfield next week.