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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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Slow Start For Freeman Era

The Josh Freeman era got off to a rocky start as the Vikings lost 23-7 to the Giants at MetLife Stadium on “Monday Night Football”

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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.