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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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Molitor Added To Staff

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

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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.

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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.

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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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Hermanson In Court

Montana’s starting free safety has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor criminal mischief for breaking a directional sign after a night of drinking.

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Onward Yankton Big Idea Search Nears End

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The Onward Yankton group is now in the process of reviewing the final six proposals in the search for the “next big idea.”

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Mid America Economic Index Slumps

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The Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index for August, a leading economic indicator for a nine-state region stretching from Arkansas to North Dakota, slumped for the month.

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Repairs on Gavins Point Dam Nearing Completion

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Final repair work on Gavins Point Dam from flooding in 2011 should wrap up later this month.

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SD Retirement Laws Committee To Meet

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The Retirement Laws Committee of the South Dakota Legislature meets tomorrow (Wednesday) in Sioux Falls.

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Trade Mission Returns From South America

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A delegation of Iowa corn growers and livestock producers just returned from a trade trip to South America.