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Vikings Boost Mankato

The Minnesota Vikings say about 69,000 football fans attended training camp in Mankato this year.

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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.

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.

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.

Hawkeyes, Cyclones Draw Crowds

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

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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A northwest Iowa company may be leading something of a shift to swine in medical research

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Minnesota Traffic Deaths Reach 100

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There have been 100 traffic deaths on Minnesota roads so far this year.

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Iowa Legislators Struggle to Conclude the 2016 Session

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The Iowa D-O-T's request for an extra 10-million dollars to cover negotiated salary increases is one of the sticking points that remains as lawmakers struggle to conclude the 2016 legislative session.

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Rural Airports in Nebraska Can Now Apply for Federal Funding

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Rural airports in Nebraska will be able to apply for federal funding now that Congress has approved a rider to the FAA reauthorization sponsored by Congressman Adrian Smith

23 hours ago in Local

Compromise In the Works For Family Planning Services

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A compromise may be in the works over where Medicaid patients in Iowa can get family planning services after July 1st.