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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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Rail Plan Approved

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The state Rail Board approved the new South Dakota rail plan at their meeting this week.

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Siren Project Nixed

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Bidding for the emergency siren project in the lake area of Yankton closed yesterday, but at their meeting yesterday afternoon, Commission members agreed not to go ahead with the project and to reject any received bids.

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Yankton Receives Road Grant

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The city of Yankton has been approved for a $500,000 grant from the State Board of Economic Development for a new road.

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School Districts Report Scam

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School districts across the country are reporting a scam that involves fake invoices for language and math books the schools never bought.

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Early Voting To Start

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Early balloting for South Dakota voters starts Friday.