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SDSU Close To New Facility

A groundbreaking ceremony for the Sanford-Jackrabbit Athletic Complex will beheld in conjunction with South Dakota State’s 2013 football opener on Aug. 31.

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Summit Soccer Poll Released

The South Dakota State women’s soccer team was picked to finish fifth in the 2013 Summit League Women’s Soccer Preseason Poll.

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Twins Fall In Extra Innings

Michael Brantley’s sac-fly in the top of the 12th inning held up as the Indians outlasted the Twins 9-8 at Target Field.

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Minnesota Fullback Out

Vikings fullback Jerome Felton underwent an emergency appendectomy on Wednesday and will likely miss the rest of the preseason.

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Vikings Value Goes Up

The Vikings are 21st on a “Forbes Magazine” list of the NFL’s most valuable franchises.

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Timberwolves Keep Big Man

The Minnesota Timberwolves have agreed to terms on a five-year deal with restricted free agent center Nikola Pekovic.

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Hawkeyes, Cyclones Draw Crowds

The NCAA released official figures for attendance of men’s basketball games last season

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Jacks Get Top Six Rating

The Jackrabbits continue to get national attention.

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Indians Even Series

Ryan Raburn smacked a two-run homer as the Indians topped the Twins 5-2 in the middle of a three-game series at Target Field.

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Morneau On Waivers

The Minnesota Twins have placed first baseman Justin Morneau on revocable waivers.

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Drunk Boating Monitored

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Law enforcement officers were scattered around Iowa last weekend monitoring lakes and rivers for drunk boaters as part of the national Operation Dry Water campaign.

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Less Bacteria, More Algae in Iowa Lakes

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Sunny days with less rainfall have helped clear up some of the bacteria problems in the water at Iowa park beaches.

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Iowa Governor Vetoes School Spending

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Iowa Governor Terry Branstad has been hinting for weeks that he was unhappy with the legislature's bipartisan compromise on education funding.

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Caution Needed With Fireworks Displays

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Everyone loves a backyard fireworks display or attending a big show on the 4th of July.

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OSHA Investigating Nebraska Explosion

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The U-S Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration opened an investigation into Wednesday's explosion at Sapp Bros. in West Point, Nebraska.