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SDSU Athlete Dies

South Dakota State University cross country andtrack and field student-athlete Phillip LaVallee died Thursday afternoon in a car-pedestrian accident near Otsego, Minn.

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Vikings Open Pre-Season

The Vikings open up preseason play Friday against the Houston Texans at the Metrodome.

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Twins Face Sox

The Twins play a doubleheader with the White Sox Friday in Chicago.

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NSIC Tabs Volleyball Favorite

For the tenth consecutive season the Concordia University, St. Paul Golden Bears have been picked by the league coaches in the NSIC Preseason Volleyball Poll.

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Cyclones See Lineup

The Big 12 announced its men’s basketball schedules Thursday.

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Sargent Returns To SDSU

A former South Dakota State basketball standout is returning home.

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Coyote Women Add Recruit

South Dakota head women’s basketball coach Amy Williams has ed to announced the signing of Emily Smith from Ocean Springs, Miss., to a national letter of intent.

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Twins Lose In KC

Alex Gordon was 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBI to help the Royals pull out a 5-2 win over the Twins to take two of three in Kansas City.

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Doumit On The Sidelines

The Minnesota Twins were expected to place catcher Ryan Doumit on the disabled list with a suspected concussion.

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T-Wolves Rookie Disciplined

Timberwolves rookie forward Shabazz Muhammad has been sent home from the NBA’s Rookie Transition Program.

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Clean Up Underway After Strong Storms

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Clean up is underway in Dakota City Nebraska and Sergeant Bluff Iowa after strong storms moved through late Sunday afternoon.

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US Facing Critical Issues in the Mid-East

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South Dakota Senator John Thune says the US needs strong leadership to confront terror in the mid-east.

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Labor Day Time to Push for Higher Wages in South Dakota

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South Dakota voters can decide on a higher minimum wage in the November election.

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SD Legislative Committee Asks EB-5 Participant to Appear

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The Government Operations and Audit Committee of the South Dakota Legislature has asked Joop Bolen to appear at it's September 24th meeting.

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South Dakota Now Top Hydro-power State

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The Wall Street Journal says South Dakota now is one of the top hydro power producing states in the country.