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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.

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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.

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Nebraska Preps Play On

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

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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.

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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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SD Senator Mike Rounds Meets with Supreme Court Nominee Merrick Garland

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South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds met with Judge Merrick Garland this week in his Washington office.

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SD School Districts Using New Funding Formula in Contract Negotiations

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School districts around South Dakota have been getting information from the state Department of Education about the new funding formula, and how it will affect each district.

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New Effort to Allocate Funding Forms in Nebraska

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The Nebraska Department of Roads has formed a group to figure out how to allocate funding for county bridge improvements

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Renewed Bid for Legal Fireworks Fails in Iowa

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A renewed bid to let Iowans LEGALLY launch fireworks has fizzled.

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Iowa National Guard Unit Joining Operation Enduring Freedom

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An Iowa National Guard unit is being mobilized as part of Operation Enduring Freedom