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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.

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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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Royals Renew Manager

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

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New Contract For Gardy

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

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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.

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Timberwolves Open Camp

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

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Huskers Mum On QB

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

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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.

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Twins Close On Sour Note

The Minnesota Twins finished their season with another loss Sunday.

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Improvements Needed in Minnesota Child Protection Laws

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The State of Minnesota must continue to press for 24/7 response to child abuse reports in all 87 counties -

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Iowa Auditor Finds Misspent Unemployment Funds

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A report from State Auditor Mary Mosiman finds Iowa Workforce Development paid out more than 909-thousand dollars in unemployment benefits that should not have been paid.

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Iowa Legislators Disagree over Medicaid Changes

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Democrats in the Iowa Senate plan to pass a bill that would stop Governor Branstad's plan to move the 560-thousand Medicaid patients in Iowa into private managed care plans.

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El Nino Could Lead to Muddy Fields This Spring

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An Iowa State University climatologist says the current El Nino weather pattern could mean slow planting this spring.

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Health Organizations in Nebraska Watching the Zika Virus

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Health organizations are carefully monitoring the spread of the Zika virus after a large outbreak in May of last year in Brazil.