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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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Midwestern Economy Down From August

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The Creighton Economic Forecasting Group released the monthly survey of economic indicators throughout the Midwest.

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Minimum Wage Increase Would Affect More Than Minimum Wage Workers

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A recent analysis of an increase in the minimum wage finds that workers making more than minimum wage could also see upward pressure on their income.

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South Dakota Infant Death Rate Down in 2013

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The number of babies that died during their first year of life was down in 2013.

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El Nino Could Mean More Winter Moisture

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South Dakota State Climatologist Dennis Todey says the coming winter could be a wet one with milder temperatures.

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Changes To Iowa Snap Program

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It now costs Iowa grocery stores and other businesses more to accept payments through the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.