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Packers Dominate Vikings

Aaron Rodgers threw for 285 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Green Bay Packers to a 44-31 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday night.

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SDSU Women Win Exhibition

Mariah Clarin and freshman Clarissa Ober each posted double-doubles as the South Dakota State University women’s basketball team opened the exhibition season with a 100-57 victory over Bemidji State (Minn.) Sunday afternoon at Frost Arena.

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Jacks Survive Northern Iowa

Brandon Hubert caught a 14-yard touchdown pass from Austin Sumner in the second overtime, lifting No. 24 South DakotaState to a 37-34 victory over 17th-ranked Northern Iowa Saturday.

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Coyote Win Streak Ends

South Dakota is back from a 28-14 loss to Illinois State on the road Saturday.

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Gophers Upend Huskers

The Minnesota Golden Gophers overcame an early 10-point hole to defeat the Nebraska Cornhuskers 34-23 behind two rushing touchdowns from quarterback Philip Nelson on Saturday.

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Vikings Entertain Packers

Adrian Peterson has been off track and the Minnesota Vikings need him to get going Sunday night as they host Green Bay at 7:30.

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Jacks Host Northern Iowa

Two teams that have hit a rough patch during Missouri Valley Football Conference play will attempt to turn their seasons around Saturday as South Dakota State hosts Northern Iowa.

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Coyotes On A Roll

South Dakota takes on Illinois State in Normal, Illinois on Saturday.

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Huskers Face Gophers

The teams Nebraska has taken to the Big Ten since joining the conference two years ago have been far from the best of this proud, powerful program.

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Timberwolves Close Preseason

Josh Smith made a 3-pointer as time expired and finished with 20 points to lift the Detroit Pistons to a 99-98 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday night in both teams’ exhibition finale.

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The City of Yankton’s Sales Taxes Have Turned Around

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After some errors by the state revenue department, the sales taxes for Yankton are looking much better.

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Wanted: Marina Operator

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The current lease for the operation of the marina at the Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area is set to expire at the end of this year, and the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks is looking for someone interested in taking over.

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Transportation Bill Is Short Term Fix

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Before adjourning earlier this month, Congress passed another short term transportation bill. That bill continues the bulk of funding for highway construction projects across the country, but only until next spring.

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District 40 Candidates Debate

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The two candidates for the District 40 Senate seat in the Nebraska Unicameral debated this week in Hartington.

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Raise For Social Security Recipients

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Folks on Social Security will see a one point seven percent increase in their benefits starting on January first.