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Vikings Lose Late Again

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

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Twins Limp Home From Road

The Athletics scored six runs in the second inning and cruised past the Twins 11-7 in Minnesota’s final road game of the season.

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Huskers Still Outside Ratings

Nebraska is still out of the top-25 despite a big win on Saturday

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Fargo Wows ESPN

The senior producer of ESPN’s College GameDay show says Fargo was one of the “all-time best spots” for the program and the sports network would like to return.

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Jacks To Tackle Huskers

The South Dakota State football team closes the non-conference portion of its schedule Saturday afternoon, traveling to Nebraska for a regional matchup against the Cornhuskers.

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Mauer Hopes To Play

The Twins may yet have Joe Mauer in the lineup.

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Twins Lose To A’s

The Twins rallied from a three-run deficit but came up short, 8-6, against the A’s in Oakland

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Husker Quarterback Ailing

The focus of Nebraska’s turbulent week has switched from that leaked audio of coach Bo Pelini’s profane rant against fans two years ago to the team’s tenuous quarterback situation.

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Reid Led Chiefs Win Again

Andy Reid trotted his new Chiefs squad into Philadelphia and picked up a 26-16 win over his former Eagles team.

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Coyotes Announce Schedule

Two meetings with Wyoming and road games against Air Force and Kansas State highlight the South Dakota men’s basketball schedule released by interim head coach Joey James.

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Bosworth Sentenced To Prison, Sentence Suspended

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Dr. Annette Bosworth has been sentenced to prison for her conviction of violating election filing laws.

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Business Index Climbs Slightly

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The Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index, a leading economic indicator for a nine-state region stretching from North Dakota to Arkansas, climbed a little for June.

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Blue Ribbon Committee Starts 2nd Round Of Meetings

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The next round of meetings for the Blue Ribbon Task Force on Education in South Dakota begin next week, and could stretch into late October.

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Legislative Committee Has Questions

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There were lots of questions for the Department of Revenue from members of the Government, Operations and Audit Committee of the South Dakota Legislature this week.

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Drought Concerns Fade

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Recent concern that drought conditions might creep back into Iowa have been washed away by continued and sometimes heavy rainfalls.