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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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Weiland Finishes Statewide Tour

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South Dakota democratic Senate candidate Rick Weiland made a stop in Hudson yesterday, making it the final stop in his statewide tour.

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Missing Girls’ Deaths An Accident

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The over forty year old case of two missing Vermillion girls has been closed.

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Fewer Deer Being Donated

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The number of deer donated to an Iowa Department of Natural Resources program that uses the meat to feed the hungry in the state dropped by 15-percent this year.

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“Hush Money” Investigated

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Two top managers in the Iowa Department of Administrative Services testified before legislators for nearly two hours Monday afternoon.

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Heineman Considers Prison Reform Bill

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Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman says he hasn't had time to thoroughly consider the prison reform bill sent to him by the legislature, but says Nebraska needs to do whatever it can to avoid building a new prison.