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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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Another Winter Storm Moving into the Northern Plains


Another winter storm will move into the area Sunday night through Tuesday.

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Facade Improvement Program Approved for Downtown Yankton

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The Yankton City Commission approved a façade improvement program for the downtown business area at their last meeting.

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Alzheimer’s Cost to Climb in Iowa

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A new report projects the expense to Medicaid for people afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease in Iowa and nationwide will increase dramatically over the next decade.

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Falling Revenues an Issue for the 2016 Iowa Legislature

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Revenues for the State of Iowa have fallen below estimates for the last several months, and could lead to a budget crunch for the 2016 legislature.

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SD MRC Rail Line On Schedule


Reconstruction continues on the Mitchell – Rapid City rail line west of Chamberlain.