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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.


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.


NSIC Poll Released

The reigning NSIC Champions of Concordia-St. Paul were selected as the 2013-14 NSIC Women’s Basketball Preseason Coaches’ favorite in the overall and in the NSIC South Division poll.


Freeman To Sit?

Josh Freeman has a concussion and Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier says he will likely turn the offense back over to Christian Ponder for the game against Green Bay on Sunday night.


Timberwolves Get Decision

J.J. Barea scored 22 points, Kevin Love added 19 and the Minnesota Timberwolves cruised past the Philadelphia 76ers 125-102 in a preseason game Wednesday night.

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Huskers Prepare For Return

Nebraska has two more days to get ready for Saturday’s Big Ten road game at Minnesota.


Molitor Added To Staff

The Minnesota Twins have added Paul Molitor to their coaching staff.


Lusignan In Spotlight Again

South Dakota State’s Trent Lusignan has been named The Summit League’s Athlete of the Week for his performance at the Pre-Nationals last weekend in Terre Haute, Ind.


Coyote Swimmers Honored

South Dakota sophomore swimmer Ian Ford and divers Dustin Gens and Greysen Hertting were named Summit League performers of the week for the period ended Oct. 21.


Wild Tally Shutout

Josh Harding stopped 16 shots for his first shutout of the season and the Minnesota Wild beat the Nashville Predators 2-0 Tuesday night.

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Candidate And Activist Forum Ahead


The South Dakota Democrat Party is hosting the Senator Tim Johnson Candidate and Activist Training Camp this weekend in Sioux Falls.

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Pheasant Season Arrives


Resident Only pheasant hunting season beings this weekend in South Dakota, while the main season starts next Saturday.

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Push On For Medicaid Expansion

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A large working group appointed by South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard is looking at a plan that could expand Medicaid coverage.

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Mumps Cases on the Rise at the University of Iowa

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Cases of mumps are being seen at the University of Iowa.

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Nuts to Bats

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Bats are very active right now, and should be avoided.