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Jacks Finish High

The South Dakota State University football team posted top-15 finishes in each of the two major Football Championship Subdivision polls, which were released Monday.

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Cyclones Name Offensive Coordinator

Former Kansas football coach Mark Mangino is the new offensive coordinator at Iowa State.

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NBA Reschedules Timberwolves Game

The NBA is rescheduling last month’s game between the Timberwolves and Spurs for April 8th in Minneapolis.

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Twins Prospect Suspended

One of the Twins top prospects is being suspended by Major League Baseball.

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Huskers May Need Assistant

The Nebraska Cornhuskers may need a replacement on the sidelines next season.

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Hawkeyes Fall To Unbeaten Badgers

Ben Brust hit four straight free throws after Iowa coach Fran McCaffery was hit with back-to-back technical fouls, helping turn momentum in Wisconsin’s favor as the No. 4 Badgers beat the No. 22 Hawkeyes 75-71.

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Coyotes Rout Visitor

Tyler Flack scored a season-high 16 points and Trevor Gruis added 15 points as South Dakota rolled past Iowa Wesleyan 86-52 Saturday at the DakotaDome.

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USD Women Continue Roll

The University of South Dakota women’s basketball team has now won seven of its last eight games after a Saturday victory.

SDSU Women Run Over By Irish

Four players scored in double figures for No. 2 Notre Dame (12-0) in a 94-51 win over South Dakota State (9-7) Thursday in women’s basketball.

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Coyotes Snap Losing Skid

The University of South Dakota found a new hero as the Coyotes earned a home victory Thursday.

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Two Dead in Northeast Nebraska Crash

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Two people were killed in a head on accident in Cedar County Nebraska.

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Petition Effort To Restore Death Penalty Completed

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A referendum petition drive far exceeded the number of signatures needed to keep the repeal of the death penalty from taking effect...and to force a vote on the issue.

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Authorities Seek To Control Mussels

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Now that growing numbers of zebra mussels have been confirmed in Lewis & Clark Lake, the focus changes to slowing the spread of the invasive animal.

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South Dakota Students Above Average

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A.C.T. scores from last spring’s testing have been released by the South Dakota Department of Education, and the states students continue to score above the national average.

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School Districts Seek Additonal Funding

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A record number of Minnesota school districts -- 66 at last count -- are asking voters to increase property taxes this year so they can construct new buildings.