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Freeman Gets Nod

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Josh Freeman will be the starting quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings on Monday night against…

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SDSU Women Favored Again

The South Dakota State University women’s basketball team has been picked to again claim the Summit League title.

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Wild Fall To Leafs

Mason Raymond scored two goals and James Reimer made 36 saves and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Minnesota Wild 4-1 on Tuesday.

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Gopher Coach Remains Out

Minnesota acting head coach Tracy Claeys says he doesn’t expect coach Jerry Kill to return from his leave of absence in time to be with the team on Saturday at Northwestern.

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Huskers Rest Again

The Cornhuskers enjoy a breather this weekend.

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Hawks, Cyclones Face Ranked Teams

Iowa and Iowa State face tall tasks Saturday.

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GPAC Names Weekly Best

The GPAC has named its football players of the week.

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Jackrabbit Earns Summit Nod

South Dakota State’s Dani Patterson was named Summit League soccer Defensive Player of the Week for her play against South Dakota and Omaha.

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Vikings Lose Linebacker

Minnesota Vikings linebacker Desmond Bishop’s season has ended because of a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee.

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Huskers Add Texas Star

Nebraska football is prying another recruit out of Texas

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New Management Plan Being Developed For Lake

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is drafting an updated management plan for Fort Randall Dam and Lake Francis Case.

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Board Will Name Stuff

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The South Dakota Board on Geographic Names is holding a meeting next week to gain public input on the naming of a creek and an island near Sioux Falls.

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Noem Supports Perry National Guard Decision

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South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem says she supports the move by Texas Governor Rick Perry to move one thousand national guardsmen to that states southern border.

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Home Heating Bill Now Law

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A bill sponsored by South Dakota Senator John Thune that would ensure deliveries of home heating fuels in the dead of winter was passed by Congress and signed by the President.

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Pressler Floats Museum Idea

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South Dakota independent Senate candidate Larry Pressler is proposing an international North American Native American Holocaust Memorial Museum, to be built at Wounded Knee in south west South Dakota.