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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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Northwestern Energy Requesting Rate Hike

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A request has been made with the Public Utilities Commission for a rate hike for Northwestern Energy customers.

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Nebraska Students Experience Taiwanese Agriculture

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Three Nebraska high school seniors spent last week in Taiwan, touring farms, research facilities, and learning the local culture.

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Cold January Expected

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NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center has released the January weather outlook.

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Johnson Closes South Dakota Offices

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It is another good bye, as the state offices of South Dakota Senator Tim Johnson will officially close today.

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Rounds To Wait And See On Cuba Deal

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South Dakota Senator-elect Mike Rounds says he will wait and see how relations change between the United States and Cuba.