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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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FEMA Funds For Nebraska

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Twelve Nebraska counties have been approved for Public Assistance from FEMA.  Recovery efforts are still underway for residents throughout the…

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Thune Demands Answers On Rail Car Shortage

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South Dakota Senator John Thune has sent a letter to the federal Surface Transportation Board calling for more insight to the railroad backlog.

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Group Will Help Design Water Plant

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As a new water treatment plant is planned for Riverside Park in Yankton, a citizen’s advisory group is helping with the design.

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Pressler Calls For Higher Gas Tax

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While Congress continues to debate a band aid fix to the federal highway trust fund, at least one South Dakota candidate says gas taxes should go up…now.

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Bank Tax Collections Down

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When the state of South Dakota added up the numbers at the end of the fiscal year on June 30th, most categories showed healthy growth.