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GPAC Names Weekly Best

The Great Plains Athletic Conference has announced its football Player of the Week honors.

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.

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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City Budget Process Begins

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The Yankton City Commission has begun the initial work to put together a budget for 2016.

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Nebraska May Increase Spending

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Nebraska lawmakers will get their first official look at the budget this week.

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Electric Rates Could Increase

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Many electric consumers in South Dakota could see their bills go up this year.

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Senior Abuse To Be Studied

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While the Executive Board of the South Dakota legislature will set up summer study committees, there is one task force that was already authorized by lawmakers in this year’s session.

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Iowa Budget Deal Close

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Iowa lawmakers are still hung up on budget numbers.