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Jacks Begin League Play

The Summit League season is here for South Dakota State.

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SDSU Women Host League Foe

The South Dakota State women’s basketball team (9-7, 0-0) begins its seventh season of Summit Leauge play Thursday when it hosts IUPUI (10-5, 0-0) at 7 p.m.at Frost Arena.

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Morris Falls Short

Former Twins pitcher Jack Morris was not elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on Wednesday.

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Hawkeye Prices Going Up

Prices are going up for Iowa football tickets.

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Cyclones Remain Unbeaten

Senior point guard DeAndre Kane continues to impress for Iowa State.

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Iowa Coach Suspended

The Big Ten is suspending Iowa men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffery one game for his actions in Sunday’s loss at Wisconsin.

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GPAC Names Best Of Week

Laurel Zweiner of Hastings and Trae Bergh of Dakota Wesleyan are the basketball Players of the Week in the Great Plains Athletic Conference.

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Wild Win In Shootout

Nino Niederreiter scored the lone goal of the shootout in the fourth round as the Wild notched a 2-1 win over the Kings in Los Angeles.

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Youth Tourney In Sioux Falls

The Fifth Annual Pacesetter South Dakota Youth Basketball State Championships for grades 5-9 have been set in Sioux Falls for April 5-6.

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Coyote Earns Summit Honor

South Dakota guard Tia Hemiller was named the Summit League Women’s Basketball Player of the Week on Monday in a league release.

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Improvements Needed in Minnesota Child Protection Laws

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The State of Minnesota must continue to press for 24/7 response to child abuse reports in all 87 counties -

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Iowa Auditor Finds Misspent Unemployment Funds

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A report from State Auditor Mary Mosiman finds Iowa Workforce Development paid out more than 909-thousand dollars in unemployment benefits that should not have been paid.

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Iowa Legislators Disagree over Medicaid Changes

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Democrats in the Iowa Senate plan to pass a bill that would stop Governor Branstad's plan to move the 560-thousand Medicaid patients in Iowa into private managed care plans.

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El Nino Could Lead to Muddy Fields This Spring

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An Iowa State University climatologist says the current El Nino weather pattern could mean slow planting this spring.

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Health Organizations in Nebraska Watching the Zika Virus

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Health organizations are carefully monitoring the spread of the Zika virus after a large outbreak in May of last year in Brazil.