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Lightning beat Wild 3-1

Steven Stamkos scored a tiebreaking goal with 5:04 left in the third period and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Minnesota Wild 3-1 on Thursday night.

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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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Questions Headed To South Dakota Ballot

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At least two more ballot issues will be in front of South Dakota voters in the 2016 general election.

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Special Election For Vermillion

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Voters in Vermillion this week decided to keep two ordinances passed by the city council that had been referred.

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Positive Outlook For Minnesota Economy

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A new government survey finds business services firms remain positive about Minnesota's economy.

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Iowa 4-H Conference Underway

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"Dare to Discover" is the theme of this year’s Iowa 4-H Conference underway this week on the Iowa State University campus.

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Iowa Water High In Bacteria

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The weekly tests of the water near 10 state park beach areas in Iowa showed high levels of bacteria last week -- the most since the second week of testing when there were 13.