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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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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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Yankton Initiative To Offer $10,000 For Next Big Idea

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A new group called “Onward Yankton” has been teasing what they have been calling a new initiative for the community.

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Sediment In Lake An Issue

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The amount of sediment flowing into Lewis and Clark Lake from the Niobrara River have groups struggling to find a solution.

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Camping Reservations Being Taken

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With warm weather around the corner, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department is gearing up for vacation season and already getting reservations for camping sites at many of the state parks.

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Nebraska Senate Debates Gas Tax

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A bill that would increase the gas tax in Nebraska by six cents a gallon will be up for debate this week.

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Regional Economic Indicator Lower

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The Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index for March, a leading economic indicator for a nine-state region stretching from North Dakota to Arkansas, fell from February’s reading.