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Twins Come Up Short

Austin Jackson’s two-run homer highlighted a four-run fourth as the Tigers went on to a 4-2 win over the Twins at Target Field.

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Vikings Arrive In London

The Vikings landed in London, England on Tuesday

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Jacks Win Own Invite

South Dakota State grabbed both the men’s and women’s team titles in the Jackrabbit Fall Invitational golf tourney.

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New Ring For Royals Star

Former Royals outfielder Willie Wilson is the recipient for a new 1985 World Series ring.

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Twins Walk Off Tigers

Josmil Pinto hit an RBI single in the 11th inning and the Minnesota Twins overcame 12 strikeouts by Justin Verlander to beat the Detroit Tigers 4-3 on Monday night.

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Mauer’s Season Over

The Minnesota Twins are shutting down All-Star catcher Joe Mauer for the rest of the season while he recovers from a concussion.

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Vikings Head To London

The Minnesota Vikings are bringing some extra baggage to London

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Gopher Quarterback Honored

Minnesota Golden Gophers quarterback Mitch Leidner is the Big Ten Freshman of the Week.

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Zenner Honored Despite Setback

For the second time this season, South Dakota State University running back Zach Zenner has been honored as Missouri Valley Football Conference Offensive Player of the Week.

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Vikings Lose Late Again

The Vikings lost in the final seconds for the second straight week.

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The City of Yankton’s Sales Taxes Have Turned Around

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After some errors by the state revenue department, the sales taxes for Yankton are looking much better.

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Wanted: Marina Operator

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The current lease for the operation of the marina at the Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area is set to expire at the end of this year, and the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks is looking for someone interested in taking over.

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Transportation Bill Is Short Term Fix

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Before adjourning earlier this month, Congress passed another short term transportation bill. That bill continues the bulk of funding for highway construction projects across the country, but only until next spring.

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District 40 Candidates Debate

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The two candidates for the District 40 Senate seat in the Nebraska Unicameral debated this week in Hartington.

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Raise For Social Security Recipients

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Folks on Social Security will see a one point seven percent increase in their benefits starting on January first.