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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.

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Coyote, Jackrabbit Soccer Honorees

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

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Twins Win In Extras

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

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It’s Hamburger For Twins

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

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Vikes Prepare For Opener

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

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Huskers Lose A Spot

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

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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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Colabello Powers Twins

Chris Colabello broke a six-all tie with a grand slam in the top of the ninth inning as the Twins beat the Astros 10-6 from Minute Maid Park.

Williams Sits Out

Vikings defensive tackle Kevin Williams remains sidelined with a hyperextended knee.

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The City of Yankton’s Sales Taxes Have Turned Around

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After some errors by the state revenue department, the sales taxes for Yankton are looking much better.

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Wanted: Marina Operator

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The current lease for the operation of the marina at the Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area is set to expire at the end of this year, and the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks is looking for someone interested in taking over.

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Transportation Bill Is Short Term Fix

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Before adjourning earlier this month, Congress passed another short term transportation bill. That bill continues the bulk of funding for highway construction projects across the country, but only until next spring.

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District 40 Candidates Debate

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The two candidates for the District 40 Senate seat in the Nebraska Unicameral debated this week in Hartington.

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Raise For Social Security Recipients

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Folks on Social Security will see a one point seven percent increase in their benefits starting on January first.