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Astros Walkoff Twins

Trevor Crowe singled in the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Astros prevailed over the Twins 6-5 at Minute Maid Park.

Vikings Near Season Opener

The Vikings continue to gear up for their regular season opener on Sunday in Detroit against the Lions.

Boots Steps Down At USD

The University of South Dakota head men’s basketball coach is retiring after 25 years in Vermillion.

SDSU Runner Honored

The Summit League honored South Dakota State’s Joel Reichow with his first Athlete of the Week award on Tuesday.


Coyote, Jackrabbit Soccer Honorees

The Summit League has honored one USD player and one SDSU player for weekly soccer efforts.

Twins Win In Extras

It took a while, but the Twins have beaten the Astros again.


It’s Hamburger For Twins

The Minnesota Twins have signed right-handed pitcher Mark Hamburger again.


Vikes Prepare For Opener

The Vikings continue to prepare for their regular season opener on Sunday in Detroit against the Lions.


Huskers Lose A Spot

The Huskers are down one spot to number-19 in this week’s “USA Today” top-25 college football poll.


GPAC Tabs Honorees

The Great Plains Athletic Conference has announced its first weekly football Player of the Week honors for 2013.

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Sioux Center Iowa Recovering from Double Outage

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Power has now been restored to all parts of Sioux Center after an electrical substation blew up early Saturday morning, leaving half the town of 75-hundred without electricity.

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Iowa Clergy Ask Governor Branstad to Re-think Refugee Policy

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A group of Iowa clergy has delivered a letter to Governor Terry Branstad, saying they're praying he will "reject fear and cruelty" and welcome Syrian refugees into the state.

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Yankton City Commission Approves Addition to Water Plant Contract

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The Yankton City Commission approved an additional four hundred twenty thousand dollar contract for design updates on the new water treatment plant.

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No Major Travel Disruptions Expected for Thanksgiving


While it looks like we may see some precipitation later this week, it should not be a big disruption for Thanksgiving plans.

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Insurance Co-op Failures Predictable Under ACA

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Nebraska Congressman Adrian Smith says something must be done in wake of the collapse of health care CO-OPs under the Affordable Care Act.