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Lynx Claim Title

Maya Moore scored 23 points, Rebekkah Brunson had 15 points and 12 rebounds and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Atlanta Dream 86-77 to win their second WNBA title in three years.

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Kill Takes Leave

Minnesota coach Jerry Kill has taken an open-ended leave of absence from the team to focus on treatment and management of his epilepsy.

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Reichow Gets Monthly Award

South Dakota State’s Joel Reichow has been named Male Athlete of the Month by The Summit League for his performance in August and September

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Wolters Returns To South Dakota

An SDSU star is returning home a pro.

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Timberwolves Score Victory

Kevin Love scored a game-high 20 points as the Timberwolves topped the Raptors 101-89 in Toronto.

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Vikings Renew Contract

The Vikings have agreed to a contract extension with defensive end Brian Robison.

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Post Season Sites Set

The Iowa State Cyclones and Iowa Hawkeyes will host opening round games during the 2014 Division One Women’s Basketball Championship.

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Super Bowl For Twin Cities?

The finalists for Super Bowl 52 are set

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Lusignan Repeats Honor

The Summit League named South Dakota State’s Trent Lusignan Athlete of the Week for his performance at the SDSU Classic.

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USD Kicker Gets Nod

South Dakota freshman Miles Bergner (Longmount, Colo./Longmount HS) has been named the Missouri Valley Football Conference Special Team’s Player of the Week.

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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.