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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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Wheaties Tabs Peterson

Adrian Peterson has reached another milestone of his decorated career: the cover of the Wheaties box.

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Morningside Tops Rankings

National runner-up Morningside (Iowa) begins the 2013 season as the No. 1 ranked team in the 2013 NAIA Football Coaches’ Preseason Top 25 Poll.

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Albers Tosses Shutout

Andrew Albers may be for real.

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Twins Welcome Ramirez Return

The Minnesota Twins have reinstated outfielder Wilkin Ramirez from the disabled list after missing 69 games with concussion problems.

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T-Wolves Want Center Back

The Minnesota Timberwolves are working on re-signing restricted free agent Nikola Pekovic.

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Cyclones Selling Out

If you wanted season tickets for Iowa State University football, you’re now out of luck.

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Twins Win Series

The Twins completed another winning road trip Sunday.

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Royals Add Carroll

The Kansas City Royals have added infield depth by making a trade with the Minnesota Twins for Jamey Carroll.

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Update On Floyd Injury

Vikings rookie defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd says an MRI on Sunday showed no damage to his left knee.

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Petition Effort To Restore Death Penalty Completed

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A referendum petition drive far exceeded the number of signatures needed to keep the repeal of the death penalty from taking effect...and to force a vote on the issue.

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Authorities Seek To Control Mussels

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Now that growing numbers of zebra mussels have been confirmed in Lewis & Clark Lake, the focus changes to slowing the spread of the invasive animal.

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South Dakota Students Above Average

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A.C.T. scores from last spring’s testing have been released by the South Dakota Department of Education, and the states students continue to score above the national average.

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School Districts Seek Additonal Funding

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A record number of Minnesota school districts -- 66 at last count -- are asking voters to increase property taxes this year so they can construct new buildings.

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Event To Prepare Meals

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A volunteer effort billed as "the nation's largest food packaging event" kicks-off today in Des Moines.