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Coyotes Snap Losing Skid

The University of South Dakota found a new hero as the Coyotes earned a home victory Thursday.


Vikings Face Off Field Issues

Former Vikings punter Chris Kluwe says he was released by the team before the season for his outspoken support of gay marriage.


Jacks Have Postponement

Weather conditions in the Northeast forced South Dakota State and Buffalo to postpone the men’s basketball game scheduled for Jan. 3 in New York.


Wild Run Wild

Marco Scandella, Jason Pominville and Jason Zucker all scored in the second period as the Wild cruised past the Sabres 4-1 at The X.


Huskers Hold Off Georgia

Tommy Armstrong Jr. connected with Quincy Enunwa for two touchdowns, including a 99-yarder in the third quarter, and Nebraska held on to beat No. 23 Georgia 24-19 in the rain-soaked Gator Bowl.


Hawkeyes Come Up Short

Jeremy Hill rushed for 216 yards and two touchdowns, helping No. 14 LSU and inexperienced quarterback Anthony Jennings hold off Iowa 21-14 in the Outback Bowl.


Timberwolves Even Mark

Ricky Rubio filled up the stat sheet with 13 points, nine assists, eight rebounds, three steals and two blocks as the Timberwolves cruised to a 124-112 win against the Pelicans at the Target Center.

SDSU Women Face Notre Dame

The South Dakota State women’s basketball team (9-6) finishes its nonconference schedule when it travels to Notre Dame, Ind., to take on the second ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish (11-0) Thursday.


Coyotes Play At Home

The South Dakota Coyotes are back in action tonight as they host Cal State Northridge at The DakotaDome.


Nebraska Tackles Georgia

Nebraska takes on 22nd-ranked Georgia in the Gator Bowl today.

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Watching Russia Carefully

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Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer says Russian military moves in Syria are concerning.

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ConAgra HQ Leaving Omaha

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ConAgra said this week it will move it;s corporate headquarters from Omaha to Chicago.

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Manufacturers Deal With Labor Shortage


Many manufacturing plants across the state have been reaching out this week with open houses and other events to mark “Manufacturing Week” and hopefully entice more people to work there.

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Daugaard Briefed On Task Force Meeting


The South Dakota Blue Ribbon Task Force on Students and Teachers met again yesterday (Thursday) in Pierre.

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Crest For USS Sioux City Unveiled

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The captain of a new naval ship bearing the name of Sioux City surprised members of the Siouxland Chamber of Commerce by unveiling the ship’s official crest.