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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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F Grade On Cutting Tobacco Use

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A new report card on Iowa's efforts to cut the use of tobacco products gives the state one A and three Fs.

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Iowa School Aid Levels Debated

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Republicans and school groups are staking out widely different positions over how much state aid should be forwarded to Iowa's public school districts.

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Changes Sought In Drivers License Law

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A Nebraska state senator hopes there's a change at the top, but if not, he plans to push ahead for a change in state policy that would allow youth brought to Nebraska illegally when young to obtain driver's licenses.

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Children’s Groups Merge

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Here 4 Youth is an organization in Sioux Falls that offers after school services to children with special needs and their siblings.

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Record Numbers For South Dakota State Parks

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South Dakota’s state parks saw a record number of campers last year.