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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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The City of Yankton’s Sales Taxes Have Turned Around

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After some errors by the state revenue department, the sales taxes for Yankton are looking much better.

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Wanted: Marina Operator

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The current lease for the operation of the marina at the Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area is set to expire at the end of this year, and the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks is looking for someone interested in taking over.

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Transportation Bill Is Short Term Fix

Road Construction

Before adjourning earlier this month, Congress passed another short term transportation bill. That bill continues the bulk of funding for highway construction projects across the country, but only until next spring.

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District 40 Candidates Debate

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The two candidates for the District 40 Senate seat in the Nebraska Unicameral debated this week in Hartington.

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Raise For Social Security Recipients

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Folks on Social Security will see a one point seven percent increase in their benefits starting on January first.