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Jackrabbit Gets Award

The Summit League honored South Dakota State’s Katie McNeary with the Defensive Player of the Week award for her performance last weekend.

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Coyote Honored Again

South Dakota junior outside hitter Kendall Kritenbrink was named the Summit League Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week for the second time this season

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Vikings Sign Freeman

Josh Freeman is headed to Minnesota.

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Timberwolves Begin Preseason Play

The Timberwolves open up preseason play tonight at the Target Center against CSKA Moscow out of Russia.

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Jacks Lose, Coyotes Earn Win

South Dakota State fell on Saturday, while South Dakota was victorious

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Huskers Celebrate Win

Ameer Abdullah ran for a career-high 225 yards and two touchdowns as the Nebraska Cornhuskers beat the Illinois Fighting Illini 39-19 at Memorial Stadium on Saturday.

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Kill Resting For Return

Minnesota coach Jerry Kill has a well-timed bye week to recover from his latest seizure.

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Jacks Host SIU For Hobo Day

The South Dakota State University football team will attempt to end a two-game losing skid as it hosts Southern Illinois Saturday afternoon in the 100th Hobo Day game.

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Huskers Face Illini

The Nebraska football team begins Big Ten play tomorrow against the Illinois Fighting Illini

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Cyclones Lose Late

Iowa State had Texas on the ropes late in the fourth quarter, but a one-yard TD run by Case McCoy with 51 seconds left gave the Longhorns a 31-30 win over the Cyclones.

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January Thaw To End

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Our pleasant mid-winter weather is going to change back to form later this week.

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Another Pipeline Proposed

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Four public meetings have been held across eastern South Dakota by backers of a proposed crude oil pipeline.

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Regional Cooperation Touted In Meeting

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Regional cooperation was the theme of the “One Million Cups” meeting yesterday in Yankton.

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Human Trafficking Bills Have Congressional Support

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Several bills have been passed in the U.S. House to address human trafficking.

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Iowa Unemployment Drops

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The state unemployment rate in Iowa dropped in December, and a spokesperson for Iowa Workforce Development says the state is getting close to "full employment."