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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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Farmer Dies In Combine Accident, Neighbors Respond

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A northwest Iowa farmer died Friday evening in a combine accident on a gravel road and the next morning over three dozen of his neighbors showed up for work in Gene Sitzmann's field.

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Candidates Spar On Obamacare

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In the Nebraska Senate race, there are a few issues that the two major candidates have major disagreements.

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New Jobs For Western Iowa

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he Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) board last week approved state incentives for a railcar maintenance facility.

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Fischer Tours Nuke Sites

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Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer has returned to Washington after touring the three nuclear weapon facilities in the United States.

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Radon Testing Encouraged

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This week is National Radon Action Week, and the Cancer Prevention Center is encouraging radon testing to reduce the number of Americans exposed to the gas.