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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.


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.

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.


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


Vikings Sign Freeman

Josh Freeman is headed to Minnesota.


Timberwolves Begin Preseason Play

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

Jacks Lose, Coyotes Earn Win

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


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.


Kill Resting For Return

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

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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Another Winter Storm Moving into the Northern Plains


Another winter storm will move into the area Sunday night through Tuesday.

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Facade Improvement Program Approved for Downtown Yankton

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The Yankton City Commission approved a façade improvement program for the downtown business area at their last meeting.

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Alzheimer’s Cost to Climb in Iowa

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A new report projects the expense to Medicaid for people afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease in Iowa and nationwide will increase dramatically over the next decade.

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Falling Revenues an Issue for the 2016 Iowa Legislature

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Revenues for the State of Iowa have fallen below estimates for the last several months, and could lead to a budget crunch for the 2016 legislature.

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SD MRC Rail Line On Schedule


Reconstruction continues on the Mitchell – Rapid City rail line west of Chamberlain.