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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.


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.


Jacks Earn Summit Honors

Eight members of the SDSU Jackrabbit soccer team, including head coach Lang Wedemeyer were honored by The Summit League with postseason awards.


Shorthanded Vikings In Action

Right tackle Phil Loadholt and cornerback Chris Cook are among seven players unlikely to play for the Minnesota Vikings against the Washington Redskins on Thursday night.

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NAIA Honors Osborne

Former Nebraska football coach Tom Osborne is now the face of NAIA championship football.


Nebraska Preps Play On

Round two of Nebraska high school football playoff action continued Wednesday.


Timberwolves Fall To Warriors

Klay Thompson posted a game-high 30 points to pace the Warriors to a 106-93 victory over the Timberwolves at the Target Center.


Mauer Wins Silver Slugger

Twins catcher Joe Mauer has won his fifth American League Silver Slugger Award.


Husker Cagers To Debut

The Nebraska men’s basketball team raises the curtain on the 2013-14 season tomorrow night.


Mount Marty Coach Honored

Albert Fernandez, the head softball coach at Mount Marty College in Yankton, South Dakota, is the 2013-14 Great Plains Athletic Conference Coach-of-Character winner.

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Nebraska Congressman Adrian Smith Waiting on TPP Details

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Nebraska Congressman Adrian Smith is waiting for more details on the just concluded TPP agreement.

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SDSU Extension Conference To Focus On Aging


It can be difficult to find the correct agency to help seniors

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Heat Assistance Checks to SD Residents


Residents in South Dakota who have been accepted into the Low Income Heat Assistance Program, or LiHEAP, will see the first checks this month.

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Yankton County Commission Moves Reserve Dollars To the Road Fund

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The Yankton County Commission took action at their meeting last night to finalize the 2016 budget.

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Record Number Of Issues May Be On SD Ballot


Voters in next year’s general election could see a record number of ballot issues.