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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.

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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SD Making Slow Progress Toward Medicaid Expansion

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Slow movement continues in the push to expand Medicaid in South Dakota.

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Short Bridge, Long Debate

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The Yankton County Commission this week approved replacement of a small culvert bridge over a tributary of the James River north east of Yankton.

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Mason City Iowa says “No” to New Hog Plant

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After a six-and-a-half-hour meeting, the city council in Mason City early Wednesday morning split its vote on the development agreement with Prestage Foods.

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Colette Abbott, Wife of USD President Jim Abbot Dies

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University Relations at the University of South Dakota has sent a release to students and staff announcing the death of Colette Abbott, wife of President Jim Abbott.

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State of SD May Face ADA Violations

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The US Justice Department has notified the State of South Dakota of possible violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act due to lack of community services.