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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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Candidate And Activist Forum Ahead


The South Dakota Democrat Party is hosting the Senator Tim Johnson Candidate and Activist Training Camp this weekend in Sioux Falls.

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Pheasant Season Arrives


Resident Only pheasant hunting season beings this weekend in South Dakota, while the main season starts next Saturday.

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Push On For Medicaid Expansion

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A large working group appointed by South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard is looking at a plan that could expand Medicaid coverage.

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Mumps Cases on the Rise at the University of Iowa

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Cases of mumps are being seen at the University of Iowa.

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Nuts to Bats

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Bats are very active right now, and should be avoided.