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Wild Drop Opener

Anze Kopitar and Jeff Carter scored shootout goals for the Los Angeles Kings, who rallied to beat the Minnesota Wild 3-2 on Thursday night in the season opener for both teams.

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SDSU To Announce Stadium Plan

South Dakota State University says it will announce plans for a new football stadium at Saturday’s Hobo Day game in Brookings.

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Wild Begin Season Schedule

The Wild start the 2013 season Thursday night at home against the Los Angeles Kings.

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New Coach For UNO Hoops

There is a change in the guard for the UNO women’s basketball team.

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Cyclones In Thursday Clash

The Iowa State Cyclones battle the Texas Longhorns tonight on ESPN.

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Jackrabbit On Elite List

South Dakota State University wide receiver Brandon Hubert has been named a semifinalist for the William V. Campbell Trophy.

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SDSU Unveils New Look

The South Dakota State University football team will wear new yellow jerseys when it takes to the field Saturday for the 100th Hobo Day game.

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SDSU Runner Honored

South Dakota State’s Trent Lusignan was named Athlete of the Week on Tuesday by The Summit League for his performance at the Griak Invitational last weekend.

Ponder’s Return In Question

Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier says he wants to see how Christian Ponder’s injured ribs progress through the bye week before he makes a decision on a starting quarterback.

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Timberwolves Player Out

Timberwolves forward Chase Budinger is out indefinitely after successful arthroscopic surgery on his left knee Monday.

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The City of Yankton’s Sales Taxes Have Turned Around

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After some errors by the state revenue department, the sales taxes for Yankton are looking much better.

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Wanted: Marina Operator

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The current lease for the operation of the marina at the Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area is set to expire at the end of this year, and the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks is looking for someone interested in taking over.

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Transportation Bill Is Short Term Fix

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Before adjourning earlier this month, Congress passed another short term transportation bill. That bill continues the bulk of funding for highway construction projects across the country, but only until next spring.

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District 40 Candidates Debate

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The two candidates for the District 40 Senate seat in the Nebraska Unicameral debated this week in Hartington.

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Raise For Social Security Recipients

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Folks on Social Security will see a one point seven percent increase in their benefits starting on January first.