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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.


Timberwolves Player Out

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


Royals Renew Manager

Ned Yost will be back managing the Royals again next season.


New Contract For Gardy

The Minnesota Twins and manager Ron Gardenhire have agreed on a two-year contract extension through the 2015 season.


Former Coyote Playing Overseas

Former USD women’s basketball player Tempestt Wilson will play overseas after signing a contract with GDESSA, a professional team based out of Barreiro, Portugal.


Timberwolves Open Camp

The Timberwolves open up 2013-14 training camp today at Minnesota State University, Mankato.


Huskers Mum On QB

Nebraska head football coach Bo Pelini isn’t tipping his hand about who will start at quarterback this weekend.


Hawkeye, Cyclone Honored

A Hawkeye and a Cyclone are among the weekly best in their respective leagues.

Vikings Score First Win

Adrian Peterson rushed for 140 yards and two touchdowns as the Vikings edged the Steelers 34-27 at Wembley Stadium in London.


Twins Close On Sour Note

The Minnesota Twins finished their season with another loss Sunday.

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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.

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Online Help Scam


Iowans may be sitting down to a turkey dinner , but don't be surprised if, even today, the phone rings and it's someone offering to help you and your "ailing" computer.

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Avoid Sharing the Flu

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If you've been sick and get up ready to head out to a family Thanksgiving celebration, you might want to think about staying home.