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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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T-Wolves Run Over Philly

Kevin Love posted 26 points and seven rebounds to lead the Timberwolves in a 126-95 rout of the 76ers at the Wells Fargo Center.

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Jacks Finish High

The South Dakota State University football team posted top-15 finishes in each of the two major Football Championship Subdivision polls, which were released Monday.

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Rail Plan Approved

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The state Rail Board approved the new South Dakota rail plan at their meeting this week.

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Siren Project Nixed

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Bidding for the emergency siren project in the lake area of Yankton closed yesterday, but at their meeting yesterday afternoon, Commission members agreed not to go ahead with the project and to reject any received bids.

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Yankton Receives Road Grant

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The city of Yankton has been approved for a $500,000 grant from the State Board of Economic Development for a new road.

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School Districts Report Scam

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School districts across the country are reporting a scam that involves fake invoices for language and math books the schools never bought.

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Early Voting To Start

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Early balloting for South Dakota voters starts Friday.