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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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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.

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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.

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Mauer Wins Silver Slugger

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

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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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Vikings Battle Injuries

The Minnesota Vikings have a long list of injured starters and not much time before their next game.

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No Special Session for South Dakota Education

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The call for a special session of the South Dakota legislature has failed.

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Governor Addresses Camp for Gifted Students

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South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard told students at the wrap up of the “Governors Camp” at USD in Vermillion today that their future is bright, but they have to make good choices.

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Historical Sites Eligible for Restoration Funding Assistance

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Private, public, and non-profit land owners are invited to apply for grants through the Deadwood Fund program.

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Keystone XL Groundwork Continues

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The groundwork is still under way as Trans Canada waits for final approvals of its plans to build the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline.

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South Dakota Congresswoman Against Iran Nuclear Deal

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As members of Congress continue to scrutinize and debate the nuclear deal struck with Iran, South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem is in clear opposition to the deal.