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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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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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South Dakota Senator Steps Down from Legislature

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District 16 Senator Dan Lederman of Dakota Dunes has announced he is stepping down from the South Dakota legislature.

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Topsoil Debate Continues in Iowa

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The public comment period for the proposed change in a controversial rule dealing with the amount of topsoil developers are required to return to a construction site will end Wednesday.

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Nebraska Senators Debating Term Limits

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Nebraska senators are debating whether voters should be asked to make an adjustment to their term limits.

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Plan for Iowa Caucuses On the Way

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The leaders of Iowa's two major political parties will soon announce a plan for releasing timely, accurate electronic results of the 2016 Iowa Caucuses.

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Severe Weather Season Underway

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As spring continues to unfold across the northern plains, it normally means we need to pay attention to the potential of severe weather.