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Cyclones In Spotlight

ESPN announced its college basketball Big Monday 2014 schedule yesterday.

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Northern Sun Polls Out

Minnesota State is the top vote getter in the 2013 Northern Sun Conference football coaches poll.

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Rookie Sparkles In Debut

An outstanding effort by a rookie pitcher helped the Minnesota Twins to a victory in Kansas City.

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Timberwolves Release Slate

The Minnesota Timberwolves will open the regular season at home for the 13th straight year.

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Allen On Sidelines

Vikings star defensive end Jared Allen left practice Tuesday with an ankle injury.

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Iowa Accident Slows Stewart

It appears that Tony Stewart’s chances of making this year’s Chase for the Sprint Cup are over.

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Twins Smashed By Royals

Jeremy Guthrie pitched a four-hitter and Eric Hosmer drove in a career-high five runs to help the Kansas City Royals rout the Minnesota Twins 13-0 on Monday night.

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Vikings Near Action

The Vikings continue training camp this week as they prepare for Friday’s preseason opener.

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Timberwolves Set Exhibitions

The Timberwolves have released their preseason schedule.

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Stewart In Iowa Hospital

NASCAR driver Tony Stewart is recovering in an Iowa hospital after being involved in a four-car wreck during a sprint car race at Southern Iowa Speedway last night.

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Farmer Dies In Combine Accident, Neighbors Respond

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A northwest Iowa farmer died Friday evening in a combine accident on a gravel road and the next morning over three dozen of his neighbors showed up for work in Gene Sitzmann's field.

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Candidates Spar On Obamacare

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In the Nebraska Senate race, there are a few issues that the two major candidates have major disagreements.

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New Jobs For Western Iowa

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he Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) board last week approved state incentives for a railcar maintenance facility.

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Fischer Tours Nuke Sites

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Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer has returned to Washington after touring the three nuclear weapon facilities in the United States.

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Radon Testing Encouraged

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This week is National Radon Action Week, and the Cancer Prevention Center is encouraging radon testing to reduce the number of Americans exposed to the gas.