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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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Twins Complete Deal

The player to be named in the trade that sent catcher Drew Butera from Minnesota to the Los Angeles Dodgers now has a name.

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January Thaw To End

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Our pleasant mid-winter weather is going to change back to form later this week.

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Another Pipeline Proposed

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Four public meetings have been held across eastern South Dakota by backers of a proposed crude oil pipeline.

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Regional Cooperation Touted In Meeting

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Regional cooperation was the theme of the “One Million Cups” meeting yesterday in Yankton.

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Human Trafficking Bills Have Congressional Support

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Several bills have been passed in the U.S. House to address human trafficking.

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Iowa Unemployment Drops

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The state unemployment rate in Iowa dropped in December, and a spokesperson for Iowa Workforce Development says the state is getting close to "full employment."